Progressive Waste Solutions Company Profile (NYSE:WCN)

About Progressive Waste Solutions

Progressive Waste Solutions logoWaste Connections, Inc. is an integrated municipal solid waste (MSW) services company. The Company provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in the United States. The Company is a provider of non-hazardous exploration and production (E&P), waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in various areas of the United States. It provides intermodal services for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. The Company has four segments: Western, Central, Eastern and E&P. It offers services under the arrangements, including governmental certificates, residential subscriptions, residential contracts, or commercial, industrial and E&P service agreements. It offers residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers recycling services for a range of recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, office paper, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: WCN
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $74.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $74.70
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.51
  • 52-Week Range: $50.64 - $79.72
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.75
  • P/E Growth: 2.79
  • Market Cap: $12.92B
  • Outstanding Shares: 174,662,000
  • Beta: 0.31
  • Net Margins: 5.77%
  • Return on Equity: 10.99%
  • Return on Assets: 4.87%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.68%
  • Current Ratio: 1.07%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.07%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 15 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.94)
Consensus Price Target: $74.66 (0.89% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/23/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$113.00 -> $118.50View Rating Details
10/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$90.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform$89.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016GabelliUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
8/10/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$78.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$74.00 -> $86.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperform$75.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$77.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$80.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$76.00View Rating Details
6/1/2016CIBCInitiated CoverageSector OutperformView Rating Details
5/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/27/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$70.00 -> $80.00View Rating Details
5/2/2016BB&T Corp.DowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
4/6/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price Target$77.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details
4/6/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price Target$30.00View Rating Details
3/22/2016Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageBuyView Rating Details
2/2/2016KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$59.00 -> $65.00View Rating Details
12/17/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$61.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016Q316$0.71$0.72$1.07 billion$1.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.54$0.66$713.58 million$727.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016$0.20$0.25$459.16 million$471.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.46$0.45$515.19 million$514.68 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.31$0.36$483.74 million$483.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q415$0.47$0.49$520.98 million$531.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2015Q315$0.29$0.35$489.30 million$488.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2015Q315$0.53$0.54$548.22 million$547.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.28$0.29$488.50 million$493.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q215$0.50$0.50$529.14 million$531.31 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.24$0.25$457.70 million$460.21 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$0.46$0.46$509.60 million$506.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.34$0.35$503.99 million$504.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q414$0.49$0.51$517.60 million$526.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014$0.29$0.36$575.25 million$521.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.29$0.36$522.60 million$521.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$0.54$0.56$533.96 million$546.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2014Q214$0.26$0.36$511.68 million$513.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.52$0.53$519.28 million$524.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2014$0.20$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$0.41$0.44$473.71 million$481.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.26$0.29$500.61 million$502.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.43$0.44$479.59 million$485.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.30$0.27$511.90 million$520.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.51$0.51$501.95 million$503.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q213$0.26$0.28$502.63 million$516.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2013Q2 2013$0.44$0.47$481.88 million$489.38 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q113$0.20$0.25$466.73 million$486.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.33$0.37$449.45 million$449.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q412$0.26$0.24$472.84 million$495.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2013Q4 2012$0.38$0.37$445.70 million$448.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2012Q312$0.31$0.28$496.16 million$487.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2012$0.38$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.28$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2012$0.36$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2012$0.24$0.19ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.32$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012$0.27$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2012$0.35$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.32$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/18/2011$0.40$0.42ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2011$0.37$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.24$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.30$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2011$0.23$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.31$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.5 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.44$0.47$0.46
Q2 20165$0.44$0.59$0.54
Q3 20165$0.72$0.74$0.73
Q4 20165$0.52$0.70$0.63
Q1 20172$0.63$0.64$0.64
Q2 20172$0.70$0.77$0.74
Q3 20172$0.80$0.91$0.86
Q4 20172$0.70$0.86$0.78
Q1 20181$0.69$0.69$0.69
Q2 20181$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q3 20181$0.88$0.88$0.88
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN)
Annual Dividend:$0.58
Dividend Yield:0.78%
Dividend Growth:13.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:37.89% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.20% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
19.40% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.68%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.85%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/17/2016Darrell W ChamblissCOOSell2,000$77.42$154,840.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016William J RazzoukDirectorSell4,400$78.69$346,236.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2016Patrick James SheaVPSell5,000$73.05$365,250.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016James LittleVPSell3,000$70.60$211,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Matthew Stephen BlackVPSell2,300$55.31$127,213.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015David M HallVPSell12,030$55.29$665,138.70View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Steven F BouckPresidentSell10,000$55.41$554,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Darrell W. ChamblissCOOSell13,700$55.04$754,048.00View SEC Filing  
11/10/2015Worthing JackmanCFOSell19,375$54.98$1,065,237.50View SEC Filing  
9/10/2015Michael W HarlanDirectorSell4,100$48.33$198,153.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Eric HansenVPSell1,418$47.26$67,014.68View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Richard Keith WojahnVPSell2,000$47.04$94,080.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Matthew Stephen BlackVPSell2,000$46.94$93,880.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015James LittleVPSell7,500$46.97$352,275.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Scott Irving SchreiberVPSell4,482$47.50$212,895.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Eric HansenVPSell3,884$46.58$180,916.72View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Steven F BouckPresidentSell5,000$50.74$253,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2014Gregory ThibodeauxVPSell1,113$48.61$54,102.93View SEC Filing  
7/29/2014Richard Keith WojahnVPSell1,000$48.53$48,530.00View SEC Filing  
7/28/2014David M HallVPSell9,161$48.13$440,918.93View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014James LittleVPSell5,000$48.64$243,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Mary Anne WhitneyVPSell2,000$47.01$94,020.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Darrell W ChamblissCOOSell20,000$46.29$925,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Scott Irving SchreiberVPSell3,036$45.14$137,045.04View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Patrick James SheaVPSell4,000$44.79$179,160.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Eric HansenVPSell4,965$43.74$217,169.10View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014James LittleVPSell4,898$43.12$211,201.76View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Richard Keith WojahnVPSell3,000$44.10$132,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014Eric HansenVPSell2,122$44.23$93,856.06View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013James LittleVPSell2,905$44.22$128,459.10View SEC Filing  
12/9/2013Steven BouckPresidentSell8,401$44.39$372,920.39View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013David HallVPSell29,650$43.75$1,297,187.50View SEC Filing  
10/28/2013Worthing JackmanCFOSell17,250$44.05$759,862.50View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Robert DavisDirectorSell1,000$44.21$44,210.00View SEC Filing  
9/6/2013Michael W HarlanDirectorSell15,000$42.41$636,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Richard Keith WojahnVPSell2,179$43.69$95,200.51View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Robert DavisDirectorSell1,000$43.67$43,670.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2013Gregory ThibodeauxVPSell2,500$38.84$97,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013Darrell W ChamblissCOOSell18,853$38.04$717,168.12View SEC Filing  
2/27/2013Scott Irving SchreiberVPSell3,000$34.28$102,840.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Richard Keith WojahnVPSell3,000$34.15$102,450.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN)
News IconProgressive Waste Solutions posts 3Q profit - Yahoo Sports (NYSE:WCN) - October 27 at 8:17 PM logoWASTE CONNECTIONS, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Events (NYSE:WCN) - October 27 at 8:17 PM logoWaste Connections (WCN) Misses Q3 Earnings by a Whisker (NYSE:WCN) - October 27 at 9:37 AM
News IconProgressive Waste Solutions Ltd (WCN) Price Target Raised to C$118.50 at Royal Bank Of Canada - DailyQuint (NYSE:WCN) - October 23 at 6:40 AM
News IconWaste Connections (TSE:WCN) Target Upped (NYSE:WCN) - October 21 at 8:03 PM
News IconWaste Management, Inc. 9.5% Potential Upside Now Implied by Wedbush (NYSE:WCN) - October 15 at 6:46 AM
News IconCandriam Luxembourg SCA Takes Position in Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (WCN) - DailyQuint (NYSE:WCN) - October 12 at 12:59 PM logoWaste Connections, Inc. : WCN-US: Dividend Analysis : August 02nd, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 11, 2016 (NYSE:WCN) - October 11 at 7:49 PM
News IconWaste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) Updated Analyst Coverage - NewsDen (NYSE:WCN) - October 4 at 7:31 PM
News IconPattern to Follow: Is Major Move Coming For Waste Connections Inc (USA) After This Bullish Double Top? - Chester News (NYSE:WCN) - September 30 at 7:16 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - The De Soto Edge (NYSE:WCN) - September 30 at 6:47 AM
News IconProgressive Waste Solutions Ltd (WCN) Given Overweight Rating at Barclays - DailyQuint (NYSE:WCN) - September 22 at 6:32 AM logoWaste Connections, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:WCN) : September 20, 2016 (NYSE:WCN) - September 21 at 11:54 AM
News IconProgressive Waste Solutions Ltd (WCN) Price Target Increased to C$78.00 by Analysts at TD Securities - DailyQuint (NYSE:WCN) - September 20 at 5:58 AM logoWaste Connections, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WCN-US : September 19, 2016 (NYSE:WCN) - September 19 at 7:56 PM
News IconBroker Buy/Sell/Hold Updates For Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - National Daily Press (NYSE:WCN) - September 16 at 11:43 AM logoWASTE CONNECTIONS, INC. Financials (NYSE:WCN) - August 27 at 7:15 PM
News IconWaste Connections cites operating improvements in profitable results (NYSE:WCN) - August 24 at 11:16 AM logoFitch Affirms Waste Connections at 'BBB'; Outlook Stable - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:WCN) - August 18 at 8:26 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Waste Connections, Inc. : August 11, 2016 (NYSE:WCN) - August 11 at 8:52 PM
News IconProgressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (NYSE: WCN) Receives target price increase from Barclays - BNB Daily (blog) (NYSE:WCN) - August 10 at 11:29 AM logoWaste Connections, Inc. :WCN-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:WCN) - August 10 at 11:29 AM logoWaste Connections, Inc. :WCN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 10, 2016 (NYSE:WCN) - August 10 at 11:29 AM logoWaste Connections (NYSE:WCN) Issued With 'Outperform' Rating At Wedbush - FTSE News (NYSE:WCN) - August 7 at 8:01 AM logoProgressive Waste Solutions posts 2Q profit - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:WCN) - August 4 at 11:30 AM logoWaste Connections (WCN) Beats on Q2 Earnings & Revenues (NYSE:WCN) - August 4 at 11:30 AM logoWaste Connections Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid For Share Repurchases - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:WCN) - August 3 at 8:37 PM logoWaste Connections Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid For Share Repurchases (NYSE:WCN) - August 3 at 8:37 PM logoWaste Connections Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:WCN) - August 3 at 8:37 PM logoWaste Connections Growing But Pricey (NYSE:WCN) - August 2 at 8:38 PM
News IconHow Many Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN)'s Analysts Are Bearish? - Press Telegraph (NYSE:WCN) - July 22 at 8:00 PM
News IconIs Buying Waste Connections Inc Here a Winning Strategy? - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:WCN) - July 21 at 8:35 PM
News IconAfter Forming Double Top Chart Pattern, Is Waste Connections Inc (USA)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive? - Press Telegraph (NYSE:WCN) - July 19 at 8:24 PM logoWaste Connections Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend (NYSE:WCN) - July 19 at 4:05 PM
News IconSt. John approves garbage contractor, explores penalty options for outgoing Progressive Waste (NYSE:WCN) - July 16 at 11:23 AM
News IconCould Waste Connections Inc (USA) See a Reversal After Breaking Its 52-Week High? - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:WCN) - July 14 at 8:28 PM
News IconAscend Capital LLC Increased Waste Connections INC (NYSE:WCN) by $68.41 Million as Shares Rose - Consumer Eagle (NYSE:WCN) - July 14 at 11:52 AM logoWaste Connections Announces Dates For Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Release (NYSE:WCN) - July 11 at 6:43 PM logoNext Weeks Broker Price Targets For Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:WCN) - July 11 at 6:38 AM
News IconAscend Capital LLC Increased Waste Connections INC (NYSE:WCN) by $68.41 Million as Shares Rose - Press Telegraph (NYSE:WCN) - July 8 at 8:07 PM logoNotable Buzzers: Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON) , Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - Street Updates (NYSE:WCN) - June 30 at 10:53 AM
News IconWaste Connections, Inc.'s Stock Is Buy After Today's Gap Up - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:WCN) - June 29 at 8:07 PM logoNew Broker Ratings For Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - FTSE News (NYSE:WCN) - June 29 at 8:07 PM
News IconEquity Research and Technical Review on Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - Press Telegraph (NYSE:WCN) - June 29 at 8:07 PM
News IconWaste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) Earnings Glance and Target Price Review - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:WCN) - June 29 at 8:07 PM
News IconTSX listed corporate dividends and distributions declared June 28 (NYSE:WCN) - June 28 at 8:10 PM
News IconTop Stock Pick for Quarter: Waste Connections Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - Engelwood Daily (NYSE:WCN) - June 28 at 6:49 AM logoWaste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) Broker Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:WCN) - June 27 at 6:42 AM logoWaste Connections (WCN) Well Poised for Long-Term Growth (NYSE:WCN) - June 24 at 9:11 AM logoWaste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) Analyst Price Targets For The Coming Week - Fiscal Standard (NYSE:WCN) - June 20 at 9:33 AM


Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:WCN) Chart for Friday, October, 28, 2016

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