How to buy Advanced Disposal Services shares

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Advanced Disposal Services, Inc (ADSW) is a leading waste management business based in the US. Advanced Disposal Services is listed on the NYSE and employs 6,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Advanced Disposal Services

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: ADSW in this case.
  5. Research Advanced Disposal Services shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Advanced Disposal Services shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Advanced Disposal Services share price

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Advanced Disposal Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-13.
52-week range$28.55 - $33.15
50-day moving average $30.2727
200-day moving average $30.5339
Wall St. target price$30.15
PE ratio 10100
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.003
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Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
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Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
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From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
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Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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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 shares 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 shares 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 shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares 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 share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Advanced Disposal Services's EBITDA

Advanced Disposal Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $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 $1.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.98%
Gross profit TTM $564.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1.96%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0.02%
Book value $10.426
Market capitalisation $2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Advanced Disposal Services shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ADSW.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. 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 shares 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 shares 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 shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Advanced Disposal Services shares 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 shares traded daily on the market, roughly 17830 shares are currently held short.

However Advanced Disposal Services's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Advanced Disposal Services shares, or, against the total number of tradable Advanced Disposal Services shares (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 shares (for every 100,000 Advanced Disposal Services shares in existence, roughly 130 shares are currently held short) or 0.1579% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Advanced Disposal Services shares, roughly 158 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share 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 share dividends

We're not expecting Advanced Disposal Services to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Advanced Disposal Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Advanced Disposal Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $28.55 up to $33.15. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's 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 shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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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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