Direct comparison: Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) and Vivakor (NASDAQ: VIVK)

Services of the Republic (NYSE: RSGGet a rating) and Vivakor (NASDAQ: VIVKGet a rating) are both business services companies, but which is the better action? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Republic Services and Vivakor.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Republic Services $11.30 billion 3.72 $1.29 billion $4.22 31.53
Vivakor N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A

Republic Services has higher revenues and profits than Vivakor.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings for Republic Services and Vivakor, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Republic Services 0 2 6 1 2.89
Vivakor 0 0 0 0 N / A

Republic Services currently has a consensus price target of $138.14, indicating a potential upside of 3.84%. Given Republic Services’ possible higher upside, stock analysts clearly believe that Republic Services is more favorable than Vivakor.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.8% of Republic Services shares are held by institutional investors. 0.1% of Republic Services stock is held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds, and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Republic Services and Vivakor.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Republic Services 11.54% 15.60% 5.66%
Vivakor N / A N / A N / A


Republic Services beats Vivakor on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Republic Services Company Profile (Get a rating)

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides environmental services in the United States. The company offers collection and processing of recyclable materials, collection, transfer and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste and other environmental solutions. Its collection services include curbside collection of materials for transportation to transfer stations, landfills or recycling processing centers; supply of recycling and waste containers; and rental of compactors. In addition, the company is engaged in the processing and sale of old corrugated cardboard containers, old newspaper, aluminum, glass and other materials; and the provision of landfill and transfer services. In addition, it offers non-hazardous solid and liquid material disposal and in-plant services, such as transportation and logistics. It serves small containers, large containers and residential customers. As of December 31, 2021, the company operated 356 collection operations, 239 transfer stations, 198 active landfills, 71 recycling treatment centers, 6 saltwater disposal wells and 7 deep injection wells, as well as 3 facilities treatment, recovery and disposal. in 41 states. It also operated 77 landfill gas-to-energy and renewable energy projects and had 124 closed landfills. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

Vivakor company profile (Get a rating)

Vivakor, Inc. operates, acquires and develops clean energy technologies and environmental solutions primarily focused on soil remediation in the United States and Kuwait. It specializes in soil remediation and the extraction of hydrocarbons, such as oil from properties contaminated or laden with heavy crude oil and other hydrocarbon-based substances. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Lehi, Utah.

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