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NYSE:WCN

Waste Connections Stock Forecast, Price & News

$135.32
+0.23 (+0.17%)
(As of 12/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$135.18
$136.80
50-Day Range
$124.30
$138.29
52-Week Range
$97.02
$138.82
Volume
588,679 shs
Average Volume
814,063 shs
Market Capitalization
$35.25 billion
P/E Ratio
60.68
Dividend Yield
0.68%
Beta
0.73
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About Waste Connections

Waste Connections, Inc. engages in the provision of solid waste services. Its services include waste collection, transfer, disposal, treatment and recycling. It also provides non-hazardous exploration and production, waste treatment, recovery and disposal services. The company was founded by Ronald J. Mittelstaedt on September 9, 1997 and is headquartered in Woodbridge, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Refuse systems
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
18,933
Year Founded
1997

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.45 billion
Cash Flow
$5.53 per share
Book Value
$26.42 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$204.68 million
Pretax Margin
12.07%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
259,615,000
Market Cap
$35.25 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/27/2021
Ex-Dividend
11/08/2021
Dividend Payable
11/23/2021
Today
12/08/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/16/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.93 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

10th out of 430 stocks

Refuse Systems Industry

1st out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.6Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Waste Connections a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Connections in the last year. There are currently 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Waste Connections stock.
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How has Waste Connections' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Waste Connections' stock was trading at $93.73 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WCN stock has increased by 44.4% and is now trading at $135.32.
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Are investors shorting Waste Connections?

Waste Connections saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,170,000 shares, an increase of 20.2% from the October 31st total of 973,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 662,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 0.5% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Waste Connections' next earnings date?

Waste Connections is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 16th 2022.
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How were Waste Connections' earnings last quarter?

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 27th. The business services provider reported $0.89 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.85 by $0.04. The business services provider had revenue of $1.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.57 billion. Waste Connections had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.73% and a net margin of 9.83%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 14.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.72 EPS.
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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 Tuesday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 9th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Tuesday, November 23rd. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 8th. This is a positive change from Waste Connections's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21.
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Is Waste Connections a good dividend stock?

Waste Connections pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.68%. Waste Connections has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Waste Connections is 41.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Waste Connections will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.86% 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 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.

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

Waste Connections updated its fourth quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 5th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.58 billion-$1.58 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.92 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WCN?

8 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Waste Connections' shares. Their forecasts range from $124.00 to $152.00. On average, they anticipate Waste Connections' stock price to reach $138.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Waste Connections' key executives?

Waste Connections' management team includes the following people:
  • Worthing 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

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.

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), Honeywell International (HON) and 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 Royal Bank of Canada (3.84%), BlackRock Inc. (2.83%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (2.19%), TD Asset Management Inc. (2.06%), Invesco Ltd. (1.04%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (0.95%). Company insiders that own Waste Connections stock include Brian Harris, Eric Hansen, James Little, Jason Craft, Matthew Stephen Black, Patrick James Shea, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, Susan Netherton 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp, Capital World Investors, Mackenzie Financial Corp, Wellington Management Group LLP, AGF Investments Inc., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, and Junto Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Waste Connections company stock in the last year include Brian Harris, James Little, Jason Craft, Patrick James Shea, and Susan Netherton.
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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 Invesco Ltd., Liontrust Investment Partners LLP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc., BlackRock Inc., Voya Investment Management LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, and Deutsche Bank AG.
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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.
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What is Waste Connections' stock price today?

One share of WCN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.32.

How much money does Waste Connections make?

Waste Connections has a market capitalization of $35.25 billion and generates $5.45 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $204.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.23 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Waste Connections have?

Waste Connections employs 18,933 workers across the globe.

When was Waste Connections founded?

Waste Connections was founded in 1997.

What is Waste Connections' official website?

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

Where are Waste Connections' headquarters?

Waste Connections is headquartered at 610 APPLEWOOD CRESCENT SUITE 200, VAUGHAN A6, L4K 0C3.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 905-532-7580.


This page was last updated on 12/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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