Financial performance - Canadian Industry Statistics

Waste management and remediation services - 562

Here you will find information on average revenues, expenses and profits for small and medium-sized businesses in this sub-sector. You can use this information to see how your business measures up to the competition.

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Revenue range:
Annual revenues $30,000 - $5,000,000
Provinces/territory/Canada:
Canada
Incorporation status:
All businesses
Note: Balance sheet information is not available for all businesses and unincorporated businesses under the incorporation status.
Distribution by:
Total revenue
Value in:
Thousands of dollars
Data year:
2020
Industry:
Waste management and remediation services - 562

N/A = Data not available based on selected status

Report by revenue in thousand of dollars
  Whole
industry
(reliability)
Bottom
quartile
(25%)
Lower
middle
(25%)
Upper
middle
(25%)
Top
quartile
(25%)
Percentage of
businesses
reporting
Number of businesses 3,502
Revenue range:
Low ($000) 30 30 126 333 905
High ($000) 5,000 126 333 905 5,000
REVENUES AND EXPENSES (thousands of dollars) - Averages
Total revenue 752.4C 71.3 215.7 564.3 2,158.2 100.0
Sales of goods and services N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
All other revenues N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cost of sales (direct expenses) 244.5C 11.7 39.0 130.8 796.6 53.3
Wages and benefits 67.9C 1.3 8.9 38.8 222.5 24.4
Purchases, materials and sub-contracts 176.8C 10.2 30.1 92.0 574.7 52.0
Opening Inventory 4.7C 0.5 0.5 3.0 14.9 4.3
Closing inventory 4.8C 0.4 0.4 3.0 15.5 4.1
Operating expenses (indirect expenses) 443.8C 55.4 152.0 393.4 1,174.2 99.3
Labour and commissions 145.5C 11.5 39.8 127.1 403.6 70.8
Amortization and depletion 50.1C 6.4 17.3 40.0 136.7 84.0
Repairs and maintenance 32.4C 4.0 13.0 30.6 82.0 68.3
Utilities and telephone/telecommunication 18.1C 3.3 8.9 17.6 42.8 86.1
Rent 25.2C 3.1 10.1 23.0 64.6 61.4
Interest and bank charges 11.2E 1.5 3.5 13.4 26.4 55.9
Professional and business fees 18.7E 3.4 6.5 14.6 50.4 91.9
Advertising and promotion 10.0E 1.5 3.8 8.6 26.0 77.0
Delivery, shipping and warehouse expenses 3.4E 0.5 0.7 2.2 10.3 14.9
Insurance 14.5C 2.5 6.7 14.2 34.7 80.7
Other expenses 114.6C 17.7 41.7 102.2 296.6 98.3
Total expenses 688.3C 67.1 191.0 524.2 1,970.8 99.4
Net profit/loss 64.1B 4.1 24.7 40.1 187.4 99.8
BALANCE SHEET (thousands of dollars) - Averages
Total assets N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total current assets N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Accounts receivable N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Closing inventory N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Other current assets N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Net tangible and intangible assets N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
All other assets and adjustments N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total liabilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total current liabilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Current bank loans N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Other current liabilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Long term liabilities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total equity N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
FINANCIAL RATIOS Averages
Current ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Debt to equity ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Interest coverage ratio 6.7 3.7 8.1 4.0 8.1
Debt ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Revenue to equity ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Revenue to closing inventory ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Current debt to equity (%) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Net profit to equity (%) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Net fixed assets to equity (%) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gross margin (%) 67.5 83.6 81.9 76.8 63.1
Return on total assets (%) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Collection period for accounts receivable (days) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
PROFITABLE vs NON-PROFITABLE BUSINESSES (thousands of dollars)
Profitable
Percentage of businesses (%) 75.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total revenue 783.4C 71.3 218.0 568.2 2,166.1
Total expenses 654.1C 48.5 161.8 457.6 1,853.9
Net profit 129.2C 22.8 56.2 110.6 312.2
Non-Profitable
Percentage of businesses (%) 24.5 N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total revenue 656.8C 71.1 209.4 551.6 2,127.8
Total expenses 793.5C 116.6 271.8 743.6 2,419.0
Net loss -136.7C -45.5 -62.4 -192.0 -291.2

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Good
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Acceptable
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