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NYSE:WCN

Waste Connections - WCN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$133.47
+0.10 (+0.07%)
(As of 02/8/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$132.55
$133.71
50-Day Range
$127.35
$145.45
52-Week Range
$113.50
$148.20
Volume
597,490 shs
Average Volume
971,153 shs
Market Capitalization
$34.33 billion
P/E Ratio
42.78
Dividend Yield
0.77%
Price Target
$150.50

Waste Connections MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.8% Upside
$150.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.15% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.10
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.67mentions of Waste Connections in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
11.58%
From $3.80 to $4.24 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.59 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

42nd out of 322 stocks

Refuse Systems Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

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About Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) Stock

Waste Connections, Inc. engages in the provision of non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, and disposal services. It offers its services to residential, commercial, landfill and transfer stations, and industries such as office, apartments multi-family, construction and demolition, property management, retail, restaurant, and manufacturing. It operates through the following geographical segments: Eastern, Southern, Western, Central, and Canada. The company was founded by Ronald J. Mittelstaedt on September 9, 1997 and is headquartered in Woodbridge, Canada.

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WCN Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/15/2022
Dividend Payable
12/01/2022
Today
2/08/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/15/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Refuse systems
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
19,998
Year Founded
1997

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$150.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$165.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$135.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.8%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$618.05 million
Pretax Margin
14.49%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.15 billion
Cash Flow
$6.42 per share
Book Value
$26.87 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
256,336,000
Market Cap
$34.33 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.67

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Key Executives

  • Worthing F. JackmanWorthing F. Jackman
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Darrell W. Chambliss
    Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Mary Anne Whitney
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Eric O. Hansen
    Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President
  • David G. Eddie
    Chief Accounting Officer & Senior Vice President













WCN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Waste Connections stock right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Connections in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating, 6 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" WCN shares.
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What is Waste Connections' stock price forecast for 2023?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Waste Connections' shares. Their WCN share price forecasts range from $135.00 to $165.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $150.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have WCN shares performed in 2023?

Waste Connections' stock was trading at $132.56 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, WCN shares have increased by 0.7% and is now trading at $133.47.
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When is Waste Connections' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 15th 2023.
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How can I listen to Waste Connections' earnings call?

Waste Connections will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 16th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-0088 with passcode "1793448".

How were Waste Connections' earnings last quarter?

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 27th. The business services provider reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.04. The business services provider had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.57 billion. Waste Connections had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.10% and a net margin of 11.59%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 14.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.72 earnings per share.

How often does Waste Connections pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waste Connections?

Waste Connections announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $0.255 per share on Thursday, December 1st. This represents a $1.02 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 15th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.23.
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Is Waste Connections a good dividend stock?

Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) pays an annual dividend of $1.02 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.77%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 32.69%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WCN will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.06% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Waste Connections' stock split?

Waste Connections's stock split before market open on Monday, June 19th 2017. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, June 16th 2017. An investor that had 100 shares of 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 updated its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 18th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.84 billion-$1.84 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.52 billion.

What is Worthing Jackman's approval rating as Waste Connections' CEO?

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

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), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include WCM Investment Management LLC (3.51%), Bank of Montreal Can (3.09%), TD Asset Management Inc (2.07%), National Bank of Canada FI (0.93%), Alphinity Investment Management Pty Ltd (0.79%) and Fiera Capital Corp (0.76%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian Harris, Eric Hansen, James Little, Jason Craft, Matthew Stephen Black, Patrick James Shea, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, Susan Netherton, William J Razzouk and Worthing Jackman.
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How do I buy shares of Waste Connections?

Shares of WCN stock 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.
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What is Waste Connections' stock price today?

One share of WCN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $133.47.

How much money does Waste Connections make?

Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) has a market capitalization of $34.33 billion and generates $6.15 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $618.05 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.12 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Waste Connections have?

The company employs 19,998 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Waste Connections?

Waste Connections' mailing address is 610 APPLEWOOD CRESCENT SUITE 200, VAUGHAN A6, L4K 0C3. The official website for the company is www.wasteconnections.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at (905) 532-7510, via email at chaya.cooperberg@progressivewaste.com, or via fax at 905-532-7580.

This page (NYSE:WCN) was last updated on 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff