Waste Connections Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:WCN)

$90.63
+0.30 (+0.33 %)
(As of 09/22/2019 12:16 PM ET)
Today's Range
$90.00
Now: $90.63
$91.08
50-Day Range
$88.48
MA: $90.88
$93.60
52-Week Range
$70.28
Now: $90.63
$97.93
Volume957,007 shs
Average Volume633,202 shs
Market Capitalization$23.90 billion
P/E Ratio35.96
Dividend Yield0.71%
Beta0.19
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Refuse systems
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone905-532-7510

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.92 billion
Cash Flow$5.1348 per share
Book Value$24.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$546.87 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,356
Market Cap$23.90 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Monday, July 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 12th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Monday, August 26th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 9th. View Waste Connections' Dividend History.

When did Waste Connections' stock split? How did Waste Connections' stock split work?

Waste Connections's stock split on the morning of Monday, June 19th 2017. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly created shares were distributed 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.

How were Waste Connections' earnings last quarter?

Waste Connections Inc (NYSE:WCN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 29th. The business services provider reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.69. The business services provider had revenue of $1.37 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.36 billion. Waste Connections had a return on equity of 10.57% and a net margin of 10.82%. The business's revenue was up 10.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.65 EPS. View Waste Connections' Earnings History.

When is Waste Connections' next earnings date?

Waste Connections is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 4th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Waste Connections.

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

Waste Connections issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, July, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.375-5.375 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.37 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WCN?

15 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Waste Connections' shares. Their forecasts range from $87.00 to $106.00. On average, they anticipate Waste Connections' share price to reach $97.7115 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Waste Connections.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waste Connections?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Connections in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 10 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Waste Connections.

Has Waste Connections been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WCN stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Waste Connections earned a news impact score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Waste Connections.

Are investors shorting Waste Connections?

Waste Connections saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,356,400 shares, a decrease of 10.9% from the July 31st total of 1,522,400 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 800,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.7 days. Currently, 0.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Waste Connections' Current Options Chain.

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), CA (CA), Ingersoll-Rand (IR), BlackRock (BLK), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Visa (V) and Starbucks (SBUX).

Who are Waste Connections' key executives?

Waste Connections' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Worthing F. Jackman, Pres & Principal Exec. Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Ronald J. Mittelstaedt, Chairman & CEO (Leave of Absence) (Age 56)
  • Mr. Darrell W. Chambliss, COO & Exec. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Shea, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 48)
  • Ms. Mary Anne Whitney, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 55)

Who are Waste Connections' major shareholders?

Waste Connections' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (11.51%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.81%), Royal Bank of Canada (3.85%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.21%), Bank of Montreal Can (3.03%) and BlackRock Inc. (2.18%). Company insiders that own Waste Connections stock include Darrell W Chambliss, David Eddie, Edward E Guillet, Eric Hansen, James Little, Larry Sanford Hughes, Matthew Stephen Black, Michael W Harlan, Patrick James Shea, Robert Davis, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, Steven F Bouck and William J Razzouk. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Waste Connections.

Which major investors are selling Waste Connections stock?

WCN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mackenzie Financial Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Findlay Park Partners LLP, PCJ Investment Counsel Ltd., Toronto Dominion Bank, Toronto Dominion Bank, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Bank of Montreal Can. Company insiders that have sold Waste Connections company stock in the last year include Darrell W Chambliss, Edward E Guillet, Eric Hansen, James Little, Matthew Stephen Black, Michael W Harlan, Patrick James Shea and William J Razzouk. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waste Connections.

Which major investors are buying Waste Connections stock?

WCN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc., Invesco Ltd., Waddell & Reed Financial Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Vanguard Group Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Waste Connections.

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 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 $90.63.

How big of a company is Waste Connections?

Waste Connections has a market capitalization of $23.90 billion and generates $4.92 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $546.87 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.52 on an earnings per share basis. Waste Connections employs 16,356 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Waste Connections.

What is Waste Connections' official website?

The official website for Waste Connections is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Waste Connections (NYSE WCN)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  671 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  439 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,110
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Waste Connections and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WCN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WCN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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