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Casella Waste Systems Inc (CWST) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Casella Waste Systems Inc (CWST) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Casella Waste Systems Inc is a vertically-integrated solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company. It provides resource management expertise and services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers. Casella Waste Systems Inc has a market cap of $1.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.18 with a P/E ratio of 37.87 and P/S ratio of 2.37. Casella Waste Systems Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 5.60% over the past five years.


For the last quarter Casella Waste Systems Inc reported a revenue of $174.7 million, compared with the revenue of $151.2 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $660.7 million, an increase of 10.2% from last year. For the last five years Casella Waste Systems Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 7.3% a year. The Casella Waste Systems Inc had an operating margin of 6.3%, compared with the operating margin of 8.81% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Casella Waste Systems Inc is 6.84%. The profitability rank of the company is 5 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Casella Waste Systems Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $4.01 million, compared with $2.00 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $542.0 million, compared with $477.6 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 2.5, which is not a favorable level. Casella Waste Systems Inc has a financial strength rank of 3 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $35.18, Casella Waste Systems Inc is traded at 510.8% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $5.76. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.37, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.39. The stock gained 32.40% during the past 12 months.

CEO Recent Trades:

  • CEO John W Casella sold 60,733 shares of CWST stock on 02/21/2019 at the average price of $34.6. The price of the stock has increased by 1.68% since.

CFO Recent Trades:

  • Senior Vice President & CFO Edmond Coletta sold 33,150 shares of CWST stock on 02/21/2019 at the average price of $34.6. The price of the stock has increased by 1.68% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • President & COO Edwin D Johnson sold 33,135 shares of CWST stock on 02/21/2019 at the average price of $34.6. The price of the stock has increased by 1.68% since.
  • VP & Chief Accounting Officer Christopher Heald sold 6,925 shares of CWST stock on 02/21/2019 at the average price of $34.6. The price of the stock has increased by 1.68% since.
  • General Counsel & Senior VP David L Schmitt sold 6,906 shares of CWST stock on 02/21/2019 at the average price of $34.6. The price of the stock has increased by 1.68% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of CWST, click here.

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