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Comparing Profitability of these two stocks: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX), Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX)

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX), ended its previous trading session at $251.97 showing a gain of 2.41999999999999 or 0.97 percent with respect to the price of $249.55 when stock market opened. The company traded 513229 shares over the course of the trading day. Giving the average volume of 494.08 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 85.45 Million.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) is currently trading lower than its price target which is set to $262.5 by the analyst. The stock is -1.66% Below its 1-Year High which is $256.22. IDXX has a difference of 43.08% from its 1 year low which stands at $176.11. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 1.7. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) Performance Snapshot

The stock performed exceptionally bad in the previous week which depicts an decrease of 2.34 percent in the shares price. The company added about 13.41% in its share price over 1-Month. While taking about the performance of the stock over 1-year interval is 20.61 Percent. IDXX currently shows 35.45% as its year to date performance.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) Price Insight

The stock needs to grow about $10.53 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are 6.54%, 11.53% and 15.24 percent respectively. The stock trades about 1.59 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 85.45 Million. IDXX gained about 26.73 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 6.04. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 69.21 and 0.94.

While talking about IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 9.56 and 419.95 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), closed the last trading session at $108 with increase of $0.709999999999994 or 0.66 percent against the opening price of $107.29. The trading day volume of the company stands at 1.21 Million shares while the average trading volume of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) is 1.64 Million over the course of 3 consecutive months. Which signifies a pretty good change over the time with its shares outstanding of 424.5 Million.

The price target of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) is currently set at 112 by the analysts. The stock is $0.43 Above its 1-Year High which is $107.54. WM hit its 1-Year low price of $79.96. The company is currently rated by analyst who are keeping a close eye on the stock as 1.9. Where 1 means Buy, 2.5 meaning Hold and 5 as Sell.

Performance Indicators of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

The value of the stock increased by 2.64% during the previous week performance. Looking at the 1 month performance of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), the stock jumped 3.41%. While the 1 year performance shows a positive percentage of 31.42 and year to date performance stands at 21.36%.

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) Analytical Review

The stock needs to grow about $4 to reach its price target. In order to seek the stock’s directional movements, 20-Days, 50 Days and 200-Days moving averages are 1.87%, 4.25% and 13.93 percent respectively. The stock trades about 0.82 percent of its Float giving its total shares Outstanding are 424.5 Million. WM gained about 18.86 percent in 6 months showing its Average True Range of 1.55. The company currently has a RSI and Beta of 65.21 and 0.69.

While talking about Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) valuation ratios, the stock trades with a P/S and P/B of 3.04 and 7.15 which is significantly better and attractive as compared to its peers.