Republic Services (RSG) : 12 analysts are covering Republic Services (RSG) and their average rating on the stock is 1.83, which is read as a Buy. 7 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 2, which recommends a Buy affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 5 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.
Republic Services (RSG) : The highest short term price target forecast on Republic Services (RSG) is $56 and the lowest target price is $48. A total of 9 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $52.11 with a standard deviation of $2.71.
For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.
Republic Services (NYSE:RSG): The stock opened at $52.74 on Tuesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $52.92 for the day. The stock traded down to $52.23 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $52.27 with a loss of -0.65% for the day. The stock had closed at $52.61 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,114,233 shares.
Republic Services, Inc. is a provider of services in the domestic non-hazardous solid waste services industry. The Company provides non-hazardous solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. The Company operates three geographic operating regions that are also its segments: East, Central and West. Each region is organized into several areas and each area contains multiple business units or operating locations. The Company has approximately 340 collection operations, owned or operated 198 transfer stations, 189 active solid waste landfills and 60 recycling centers. It also operates approximately 72 landfill gas and renewable energy projects. The Company operates in 39 states and Puerto Rico. The Company provides collection, transfer, recycling and landfill services in all its regions.