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NYSE:WCN

Waste Connections Stock Forecast, Price & News

$101.97
-0.99 (-0.96 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$101.20
Now: $101.97
$103.08
50-Day Range
$101.04
MA: $102.39
$105.34
52-Week Range
$70.87
Now: $101.97
$111.04
Volume1.09 million shs
Average Volume909,198 shs
Market Capitalization$26.81 billion
P/E Ratio130.73
Dividend Yield0.60%
Beta0.44
Waste Connections, Inc. provides waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through six segments: Southern, Western, Eastern, Canada, Central, and Exploration and Production (E&P). It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and E&P customers; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, mixed paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals. The company also owns and operates transfer stations that receive compact and/or load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities through truck, rail, or barge; and intermodal services for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. In addition, it provides E&P waste treatment, recovery, and disposal services for waste resulting from oil and natural gas exploration and production activity, such as drilling fluids, drill cuttings, completion fluids, and flowback water; production wastes and produced water during a well's operating life; contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation; and substances, which require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, the company offers container and chassis sales and leasing services to its customers. As of December 31, 2019, it owned or operated a network of 300 solid waste collection operations; 124 transfer stations; 60 municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills; 12 E&P waste landfills; 14 non-MSW landfills; 66 recycling operations; 4 intermodal operations; 23 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 19 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. It also operated an additional 51 transfer stations, 10 MSW landfills, and 2 intermodal operations. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Vaughan, Canada.
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.93 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

34th out of 440 stocks

Refuse Systems Industry

3rd out of 13 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 3.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Refuse systems
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone905-532-7510
Employees18,204
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.39 billion
Cash Flow$5.55 per share
Book Value$26.32 per share

Profitability

Net Income$566.84 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$26.81 billion
Next Earnings Date2/17/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable
$101.97
-0.99 (-0.96 %)
(As of 01/25/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Waste Connections' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Waste Connections' stock was trading at $93.73 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WCN shares have increased by 8.8% and is now trading at $101.97.
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Is Waste Connections a buy right now?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Connections in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 11 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Waste Connections stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Waste Connections?

Wall Street analysts have given Waste Connections a "Buy" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Waste Connections wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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What is Worthing Jackman's approval rating as Waste Connections' CEO?

92 employees have rated Waste Connections CEO Worthing Jackman on Glassdoor.com. Worthing Jackman has an approval rating of 95% among Waste Connections' employees. This puts Worthing Jackman in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is Waste Connections' next earnings date?

Waste Connections is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 17th 2021.
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How can I listen to Waste Connections' earnings call?

Waste Connections will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 17th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Waste Connections' earnings last quarter?

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 28th. The business services provider reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.06. The business services provider had revenue of $1.39 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.38 billion. Waste Connections had a net margin of 3.83% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.44%.
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How often does Waste Connections pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waste Connections?

Waste Connections declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 10th will be given a dividend of $0.154 per share on Wednesday, November 25th. This represents a $0.62 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.60%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 9th.
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Is Waste Connections a good dividend stock?

Waste Connections pays an annual dividend of $0.62 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.60%. Waste Connections has been increasing its dividend for 3 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Waste Connections is 22.79%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Waste Connections will have a dividend payout ratio of 21.09% next year. This indicates that Waste Connections will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Waste Connections' stock split? How did Waste Connections' stock split work?

Waste Connections shares split on Monday, June 19th 2017. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly minted shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, June 16th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of Waste Connections stock prior to the split would have 150 shares after the split.

What guidance has Waste Connections issued on next quarter's earnings?

Waste Connections issued an update on its fourth quarter 2020 IntraDay earnings guidance on Thursday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.335-1.335 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.34 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WCN?

14 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Waste Connections' stock. Their forecasts range from $94.00 to $124.00. On average, they expect Waste Connections' stock price to reach $111.77 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are some of Waste Connections' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Waste Connections own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Waste Connections investors own include Hawkins (HWKN), Waste Management (WM), Ingersoll Rand (IR), CA (CA), Alibaba Group (BABA), BlackRock (BLK), Visa (V), The Home Depot (HD), Honeywell International (HON) and Micron Technology (MU).

Who are Waste Connections' key executives?

Waste Connections' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ronald J. Mittelstaedt, Exec. Chairman (Age 58, Pay $1.03M)
  • Mr. Worthing F. Jackman, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57, Pay $1.85M)
  • Ms. Mary Anne Whitney, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 57, Pay $795.41k)
  • Mr. Darrell W. Chambliss, COO & Exec. VP (Age 57, Pay $991.59k)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Shea, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50, Pay $818.36k)
  • Mr. James M. Little, Exec. VP of Engineering & Disposal (Age 59, Pay $804.63k)
  • Mr. David G. Eddie, Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP (Age 51)
  • Mr. Eric O. Hansen, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. David M. Hall, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 63)
  • Ms. Susan R. Netherton, VP of People, Training & Devel. (Age 51)

What is Waste Connections' stock symbol?

Waste Connections trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WCN."

Who are Waste Connections' major shareholders?

Waste Connections' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (0.17%), Galibier Capital Management Ltd. (0.15%), Addenda Capital Inc. (0.09%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.06%), Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. (0.06%) and DNB Asset Management AS (0.03%). Company insiders that own Waste Connections stock include Darrell W Chambliss, David Eddie, Edward E Guillet, Eric Hansen, James Little, Matthew Stephen Black, Michael W Harlan, Patrick James Shea, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, William J Razzouk and Worthing Jackman.
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Which major investors are selling Waste Connections stock?

WCN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, Strs Ohio, Park Avenue Securities LLC, Gradient Investments LLC, and Northstar Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Waste Connections company stock in the last year include Eric Hansen, James Little, Matthew Stephen Black, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, and Worthing Jackman.
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Which major investors are buying Waste Connections stock?

WCN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Galibier Capital Management Ltd., Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Addenda Capital Inc., Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., DNB Asset Management AS, Centaurus Financial Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, and Harvey Investment Co. LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Waste Connections?

Shares of WCN can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Waste Connections' stock price today?

One share of WCN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $101.97.

How big of a company is Waste Connections?

Waste Connections has a market capitalization of $26.81 billion and generates $5.39 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $566.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.72 on an earnings per share basis. Waste Connections employs 18,204 workers across the globe.

What is Waste Connections' official website?

The official website for Waste Connections is www.wasteconnections.com.

How can I contact Waste Connections?

Waste Connections' mailing address is 610 APPLEWOOD CRESCENT SUITE 200, VAUGHAN A6, L4K 0C3. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 905-532-7510 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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