About Waste Connections
Waste Connections Inc, formerly Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd, is a Canada-based waste management company. The Company provides waste collection, recycling and disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in over 10 states in the United States, and the District of Columbia, and in over six Canadian provinces. The Company operates through three segments: the East, the West and the North. The business segments are vertically integrated and their operations include the collection and disposal of waste and recyclable materials, transfer station operations, material recovery facilities, landfills and landfill gas to energy facilities. The Company offers various solutions for business, residential and public sector. The Company offers commercial, industrial and manufacturing, construction and demolition, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) services, among others for business.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Business Services
- Industry: N/A
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Exchange: NYSE
- Symbol: WCN
- Previous Close: $82.77
- 50 Day Moving Average: $79.97
- 200 Day Moving Average: $76.88
- 52-Week Range: $174,856,000.00 - $59.92
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 55.40
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 27.87
- P/E Growth: 2.64
- Market Cap: $14.62B
- Outstanding Shares: 174,856,000
- Beta: 0.26
- Net Margins: 5.77%
- Return on Equity: 8.53%
- Return on Assets: 3.97%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.66%
- Current Ratio: 1.14%
- Quick Ratio: 1.14%
What is Waste Connections' stock symbol?
Waste Connections trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WCN."
How often does Waste Connections pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waste Connections?
Waste Connections announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 7th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share on Monday, November 21st. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 3rd. This is an increase from Waste Connections's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15.
Where is Waste Connections' stock going? Where will Waste Connections' stock price be in 2017?
17 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Waste Connections' shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Waste Connections' stock price to reach $80.20 in the next year.
Who owns Waste Connections stock?
Waste Connections' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (2.58%), FMR LLC (1.81%), Capital Guardian Trust Co. (0.91%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.87%), Guardian Capital LP (0.77%) and Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.72%). Company insiders that own Waste Connections stock include Darrell W Chambliss, David Eddie, David M Hall, Eric Hansen, James Little, Matthew Stephen Black, Michael W Harlan, Patrick James Shea, Richard Keith Wojahn, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, Scott Irving Schreiber, Steven F Bouck, William J Razzouk and Worthing Jackman.
Who sold Waste Connections stock? Who is selling Waste Connections stock?
Waste Connections' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FMR LLC, Fiera Capital Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Calamos Advisors LLC and Guardian Capital LP. Company insiders that have sold Waste Connections stock in the last year include Darrell W Chambliss, David Eddie, David M Hall, James Little, Patrick James Shea, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, Steven F Bouck, William J Razzouk and Worthing Jackman.
Who bought Waste Connections stock? Who is buying Waste Connections stock?
Waste Connections' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Eventide Asset Management LLC, Talara Capital Management LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Intact Investment Management Inc., Capital Guardian Trust Co. and AQR Capital Management LLC.
How do I buy Waste Connections stock?
Shares of Waste Connections can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Waste Connections stock cost?
One share of Waste Connections stock can currently be purchased for approximately $83.60.