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Republic Services Inc RSG

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Republic Services Sees Top-Line Growth and Margin Expansion in 2021 as Economy Recovers

Analyst Note

| Brian Bernard, CFA, CPA |

Wide-moat Republic Services closed out its fiscal 2020 campaign on a high note, with strong fourth-quarter results and an upbeat 2021 outlook. Fourth-quarter revenue of approximately $2.6 billion was roughly flat year over year and about in line with the FactSet consensus estimate, but adjusted EPS of $1.00 was 14% higher than the year-ago quarter and beat consensus by $0.19.

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Republic Services ranks as the second- largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste services in the United States, operating roughly 189 active landfills and more than 200 transfer stations. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial end markets. It also runs a sizable recycling operation North America.

18500 North Allied Way
Phoenix, AZ, 85054
T +1 480 627-2700
Sector Industrials
Industry Waste Management
Most Recent Earnings Dec 31, 2020
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2019
Stock Type Slow Growth
Employees 35,000