Republic Services Inc (RSG) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2017

Republic Services Inc (NYSE:RSG) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2017. Republic Services Inc is the second- largest provider of solid waste management services in the United States. In addition, the company operates landfill gas-to-energy projects, as well as an exploration and production waste business. Republic Services Inc has a market cap of $20.71 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.96 with a P/E ratio of 26.24 and P/S ratio of 2.14. The dividend yield of Republic Services Inc stocks is 2.15%. Republic Services Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 6.00% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Republic Services Inc the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

For the last quarter Republic Services Inc reported a revenue of $2.6 billion, compared with the revenue of $2.4 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $10 billion, an increase of 7% from last year. For the last five years Republic Services Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 4.2% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.77 for the year, an increase of 111.8% from previous year. Over the last five years Republic Services Inc had an EPS growth rate of 15.6% a year. The Republic Services Inc had a decent operating margin of 16.62%, compared with the operating margin of 16.38% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Republic Services Inc is 16.63%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Republic Services Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $83.3 million, compared with $67.8 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $7.5 billion, compared with $7.7 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 4.6. Republic Services Inc has a financial strength rank of 4 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $61.96, Republic Services Inc is traded at 39.4% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $44.46. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.14, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.54. The intrinsic value of the stock is $28.69 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 9.38% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

CAO Brian A Goebel sold 1,220 shares of RSG stock on 01/23/2018 at the average price of $68.06. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.96% since.CAO Brian A Goebel sold 1,290 shares of RSG stock on 01/17/2018 at the average price of $68.44. The price of the stock has decreased by 9.47% since.CAO Brian A Goebel sold 2,000 shares of RSG stock on 01/11/2018 at the average price of $67.57. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.3% since.

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