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How to buy GFL Environmental (GFL) shares

Learn how to easily invest in GFL Environmental shares.

GFL Environmental is a waste management business based in the US. GFL Environmental stocks (GFL.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $31.75 – a decrease of 1.14% over the previous week. GFL Environmental employs 17,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.2 billion.

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GFL Environmental stock price (NYSE:GFL)

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GFL Environmental shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$32.01
52-week range$26.76 - $43.70
50-day moving average $37.18
200-day moving average $35.36
Wall St. target price$43.14
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.053 (0.14%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.17

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Is it a good time to buy GFL Environmental stock?

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GFL Environmental price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $32.01 from 2022-01-26

1 week (2022-01-21) 1.43%
1 month (2021-12-28) -15.23%
3 months (2021-10-28) -21.62%
6 months (2021-07-28) -4.73%
1 year (2021-01-28) 10.19%
2 years (2020-01-24) N/A
3 years (2019-01-24) N/A
5 years (2017-01-24) N/A

Is GFL Environmental under- or over-valued?

Valuing GFL Environmental stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of GFL Environmental's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

GFL Environmental's EBITDA

GFL Environmental's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a GFL Environmental's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

GFL Environmental financials

Revenue TTM $5.2 billion
Gross profit TTM $201.5 million
Return on assets TTM -0.72%
Return on equity TTM -16.68%
Profit margin -17.87%
Book value $16.58
Market capitalisation $10.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

GFL Environmental share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 13.68% of net profits

Recently GFL Environmental has paid out, on average, around 13.68% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), GFL Environmental shareholders could enjoy a 0.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In GFL Environmental's case, that would currently equate to about $0.053 per share.

While GFL Environmental's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that GFL Environmental is investing more in its future growth.

GFL Environmental's most recent dividend payout was on 31 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

GFL Environmental overview

GFL Environmental Inc. operates as a diversified environmental services company in Canada and the United States. The company offers non-hazardous solid waste management, infrastructure and soil remediation, and liquid waste management services. Its solid waste management business line includes the collection, transportation, transfer, recycling, and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste for municipal, residential, and commercial and industrial customers. The company's infrastructure and soil remediation business line provides remediation of contaminated soils, as well as complementary services, including civil, demolition, and excavation and shoring services. Its liquid waste management business collects, manages, transports, processes, and disposes of a range of industrial and commercial liquid wastes, as well as resells liquid waste products. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Vaughan, Canada.

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