Waste Management, Inc.

Industry: Waste Recycling

Fortune Rank: 196

Waste Management, Inc.

Waste Management, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Waste Management, Inc. was ranked number 196 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 196th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Waste Management, Inc. achieved revenue of $11,791.00 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $994.00 million.

Waste Management, Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 196th compared to 201st in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $13,388 million (a change of -2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,087 million (a change of $993 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Waste Management, Inc. would be ranked 134th rather than 196th due to its profits of $994 in 2010.

Waste Management, Inc. Revenue* Profit* Fortune Ranking

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