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How to buy Advanced Disposal Services stock in Canada
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Advanced Disposal Services is a waste management business based in the US. Advanced Disposal Services stocks (ADSW.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Advanced Disposal Services employs 6,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.6 billion.
How to buy Advanced Disposal Services stock in Canada
- Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our stock trading table below can help you choose.
- Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
- Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
- Search the platform for stock code: ADSW in this case.
- Research Advanced Disposal Services stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
- Buy your Advanced Disposal Services stocks. It's that simple.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Advanced Disposal Services?
- Advanced Disposal Services shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Advanced Disposal Services stock a buy or sell?
- Can I short Advanced Disposal Services shares?
- Are Advanced Disposal Services shares over-valued?
- Advanced Disposal Services's financials
- How volatile are Advanced Disposal Services shares?
- Does Advanced Disposal Services pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Advanced Disposal Services stock priceUse our graph to track the performance of ADSW stocks over time.
Advanced Disposal Services stocks at a glance
|Latest market close||$N/A|
|52-week range||$29.57 - $30.3|
|50-day moving average||$30.2727|
|200-day moving average||$30.5339|
|Wall St. target price||$30.15|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.003|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Advanced Disposal Services stock?
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Is Advanced Disposal Services under- or over-valued?
Valuing Advanced Disposal Services stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Advanced Disposal Services's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Advanced Disposal Services's P/E ratio
Advanced Disposal Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10100x. In other words, Advanced Disposal Services stocks trade at around 10100x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the stocks or simply that they're over-valued.
Advanced Disposal Services's PEG ratio
Advanced Disposal Services's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.66. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Advanced Disposal Services's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Advanced Disposal Services's EBITDA
Advanced Disposal Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$400.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Advanced Disposal Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Advanced Disposal Services financials
|Revenue TTM||USD$1.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||6.98%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$564.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.96%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$2.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
How to short and sell Advanced Disposal Services stocks
- Create a CFD or spread betting account.
- Search for the stock code. E.g. "ADSW.US"
- Choose your position size.
- Select "sell" rather than "buy".
- Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.
There are currently 11.6 million Advanced Disposal Services stocks held short by investors – that's known as Advanced Disposal Services's "short interest". This figure is 0.9% up from 11.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Advanced Disposal Services stocks can be evaluated.
Advanced Disposal Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Advanced Disposal Services's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Advanced Disposal Services stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Advanced Disposal Services stocks traded daily (recently around 653113.2361189). Advanced Disposal Services's SIR currently stands at 17.83. In other words for every 100,000 Advanced Disposal Services stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 17830 stocks are currently held short.
However Advanced Disposal Services's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Advanced Disposal Services stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Advanced Disposal Services stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Advanced Disposal Services's short interest could be expressed as 0.13% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Advanced Disposal Services stocks in existence, roughly 130 stocks are currently held short) or 0.1579% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Advanced Disposal Services stocks, roughly 158 stocks are currently held short).
A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the stock price and a discouraging interest in betting against Advanced Disposal Services.
Find out more about how you can short Advanced Disposal Services stock.
Advanced Disposal Services stock dividends
We're not expecting Advanced Disposal Services to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying stocks in our guide.
Advanced Disposal Services stock price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Advanced Disposal Services's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $29.57 up to $30.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Advanced Disposal Services's is 0.2661. This would suggest that Advanced Disposal Services's stocks are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Advanced Disposal Services overview
Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, and disposal services. The company is involved in the curbside collection of residential refuse from small carts or containers into collection vehicles for transport to a disposal/recycling site. It also supplies commercial and industrial customers with waste containers; rents or sells compactors to large waste generators; and provides roll-off containers, as well as waste collection, transportation, and disposal services to construction and demolition sites. In addition, the company offers landfill disposal services; and manages or operates recycling facilities that collect, process, and sell old corrugated cardboard, old newspaper, mixed paper, aluminum, glass, and other materials, as well as provides customer services. Further, it engages in trucking activities; and landfill gas-to-energy operations at municipal solid waste landfills, as well as manages third-party owned landfills. The company serves approximately 2.7 million residential customers; 200,000 commercial and industrial customers; and 800 municipalities in the Southeast, Midwest, and Eastern regions of the United States, as well as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. As of December 31, 2019, it owned or operated 95 collection operations, 73 transfer stations, 41 active solid waste landfills, and 3 recycling facilities in 16 states and the Bahamas. The company was formerly known as ADS Waste Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. in January 2016. Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Ponte Vedra, Florida.
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