What’s Real Worth Of Waste Management, Inc. (WM), Gramercy Property Trust (GPT)

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) shares were trading higher by 0.22 percent ($0.18) at $83.5 a piece in Wednesday’s session. It had closed the previous session at $83.32. WM trades with a P/S ratio of 2.55. This is lower than the both industry’s 5.79 and the wider sector’s 9.74. A low price-to-sales ratio, typically less than 1.0, is considered a good value. Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 23.97 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 26.81. Shares of WM have uptrended 9.75% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved 2.55% in that time. Waste Management, Inc. (WM) has a market cap of $36.42 billion and over the last 12 months, Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has gone stronger by 20.13%. During the last 52 weeks, the (NYSE:WM) price has been as high as $83.93 and as low as $68.84. Waste Management, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 5.4% over the last 5 years.

Waste Management, Inc. (Mean Target Price: $82.9)

The average 1-year price target for Waste Management, Inc. (WM) — averaging the work of different analysts — reveals a mean PT of $82.9/share. That’s a potential -0.72 decrease relative to where Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has been trading recently. The current price is seen ranging between $83.12 and $83.69. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $63. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $90.

Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Consensus Recommendation

The collective rating of 2.3 for Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) also leans strongly towards the neutral end of the spectrum. Of the 12 analysts surveyed by Reuters that track WM 5 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 7, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Waste Management, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. A 6 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while1 believe that investors should either steer clear of WM or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Is Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE:GPT) Cheap From Peers?

Gramercy Property Trust (GPT) pulled off a 0.22 percent gain and now trades for $27.77. GPT comes in with a P/S ratio of 8.5 that’s greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (6.05) and its peers (10.79). Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 71.57 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 64.13. During the last 52 weeks, the price has been as high as $31.26 and as low as $24.9. Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE:GPT) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of % over the last 5 years. Shares of GPT have sank % in the past three monthswhile the has dropped -14.89% in that time.

Gramercy Property Trust (Price Objective: $31.67)

Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE:GPT) has a market cap of $4.44 billion and over the last 12 months, GPT has risen by 5.79%. The average 1-year price target for (GPT) reveals an average price target of $31.67 per share. That’s a potential 14.04 gain from where (NYSE:GPT) has been trading recently. There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $29. And then on the other side of the spectrum one analyst entrenched in the bullish camp has a target as high as $36.

Analyst Thoughts About Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE:GPT)

The consensus recommendation — averaging the work of 10 analysts — of 1.5 for Gramercy Property Trust (GPT) points to bullish case. Of the analysts surveyed by Reuters that track Gramercy Property Trust 4 of them rate its stock a hold. The other 6 are split, though not evenly, between analysts who think you should buy its stock versus those who think you should sell it. A 5 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while 1 believe that investors should either steer clear of (NYSE:GPT) or, if they already own its stock, sell it.