Weekly News Bulletin: Apr. 29-May 5, 2006


Waste Management Announced Increase of 31% in Earnings per Share for the First Quarter

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2006. Revenues for the quarter were $3.23 billion as compared with $3.04 billion in the year ago period, or an increase of 6.3%. Net income for the quarter was $186 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, compared with $150 million, or $0.26 per diluted share in the prior year period, a 31% increase in earnings per diluted share...Read More »



Republic Services, Inc. Reports Record First Quarter Earnings Per Share of $0.46

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today reported that revenue for the three months ended March 31, 2006 increased 8.9 percent to $737.5 million compared to $677.2 million for the same period in 2005. The Company's internal growth during that period was 9.4%, with 4.3% from price and 5.1% from volume. Net income for the three months ended March 31, 2006 was $64.6 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, compared to $65.5 million, or $0.43 per diluted share last year...Read More »



Waste Industries USA, Inc. First Quarter 2006 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on May 3, 2006

Waste Industries USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: WWIN) has scheduled its first quarter 2006 analyst conference call and webcast on Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss its first quarter financial results.
You may access the conference call by dialing (800) 811-0667 and ask for the "Waste Industries Conference Call" with a confirmation number of 9481952. The call will also be broadcast live over the Internet at www.waste-ind.com under "Investor Relations."...Read More »



BFI Canada Income Fund Announces Dates for Annual and Special Meeting, First Quarter 2006 Results and Conference Call

BFI Canada Income Fund (TSX: BFC.UN) will hold its annual and special meeting of unitholders on Thursday, May 11, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. They will issue first quarter fiscal 2006 results by press release on Thursday, May 11, 2006, prior to the meeting. The Fund will hold a conference call to discuss first quarter results on Friday, May 12, 2006 at 8:30 a.m. (ET)...Read More »



Stericycle, Inc. Reports Results for First Quarter 2006

Stericycle, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRCL), reported results for the first quarter of 2006 in which revenues increased 27.5% to $179.2 million from $149.6 million in the corresponding quarter last year. Acquisitions less than 12 months old contributed approximately $25.0 million. Gross profit was $78.8 million, up 29.2% from $60.9 million while net income for the quarter was $23.5 million or $0.52 per diluted share compared with $21.8 million or $0.48 per diluted share last year...Read More »



Covanta Holding Corporation to Host Conference Call on May 5, 2006

Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) will host a conference call at 11:00 AM EDT on Friday, May 5, 2006 to discuss its first quarter results. The Company will release its financial results for the first quarter after the market close on May 4, 2006. In addition, Covanta will make supplemental information available on May 5, 2006 prior to the call...Read More »



Waste Services Reports First Quarter Results

Waste Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: WSII) announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2006. Revenue for the quarter increased by 7.5% over last year to $95.7 million driven by pricing increases related to fuel surcharges, increased volumes at our landfill sites, and increased collection and transfer station volumes. Net loss for the quarter was $18.8 million, or $0.19 per share, versus a loss of $14.3 million, or $0.15 per share, for the comparable period last year...Read More »



Norcal to Buy and Improve Recycling Facility in San Jose

Norcal Waste Systems, Inc. announced its agreement to purchase a recycling plant and associated facilities at 1675 Rogers Avenue in San Jose from Waste Management of San Jose. This will give them the ability to sort comingled waste collected locally. Norcal plans to upgrade the recycling systems inside the facility to boost efficiency...Read More »



Perma-Fix Schedules Release of First Quarter Results and Conference Call

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: PESI; BSE: PESI) (Germany: PES.BE) announced that it will release first quarter earnings the morning of Tuesday, May 9, 2006. In conjunction with the Company's first quarter earnings release, there will be a conference call held at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 9...Read More »



Sharps Compliance Corp. Announces Results for the Third Quarter

Sharps Compliance Corp. (OTCBB: SCOM), providers of medical waste disposal solutions, reported an increase in revenues of 13% to $2.5 million versus revenues for the corresponding quarter of the prior fiscal year of $2.2 million. Net income was essentially even versus a $0.1 million, or $0.01 per share, net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2005...Read More »


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