NYSE:WCN

Waste Connections Stock Forecast, Price & News

$128.62
-1.76 (-1.35 %)
(As of 09/16/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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$128.60
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50-Day Range
$120.87
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52-Week Range
$97.02
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Volume514,717 shs
Average Volume844,899 shs
Market Capitalization$33.51 billion
P/E Ratio53.82
Dividend Yield0.63%
Beta0.71
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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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2.43 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

49th out of 391 stocks

Refuse Systems Industry

3rd out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.6Community Rank: 5.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Waste Connections a buy right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Connections in the last year. There are currently 8 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research 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 buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Waste Connections wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Waste Connections?

Waste Connections saw a decrease in short interest in August. As of August 13th, there was short interest totaling 1,670,000 shares, a decrease of 16.5% from the July 29th total of 2,000,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 601,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 0.6% of the company's shares 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, October 27th 2021.
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How were Waste Connections' earnings last quarter?

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 4th. The business services provider reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.04. The business services provider earned $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.50 billion. Waste Connections had a net margin of 10.95% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.17%. Waste Connections's revenue was up 17.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.60 earnings per share.
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How has Waste Connections' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Waste Connections' stock was trading at $93.73 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WCN stock has increased by 37.2% and is now trading at $128.62.
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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 Thursday, August 5th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.205 per share on Wednesday, September 1st. This represents a $0.82 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 17th.
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Is Waste Connections a good dividend stock?

Waste Connections pays an annual dividend of $0.82 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.63%. The dividend payout ratio of Waste Connections is 31.06%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Waste Connections will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.91% 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?

Shares of Waste Connections split on the morning of Monday, June 19th 2017. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly issued 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 FY 2021 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.98 billion-$5.98 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.96 billion.

What price target have analysts set for WCN?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Waste Connections' shares. Their forecasts range from $108.00 to $144.00. On average, they anticipate Waste Connections' stock price to reach $130.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% 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.

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).

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (11.72%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.94%), Bank of Montreal Can (4.41%), Royal Bank of Canada (3.76%), Capital International Investors (3.73%) and BlackRock Inc. (2.68%). Company insiders that own Waste Connections stock include Brian Harris, David Eddie, Eric Hansen, James Little, Matthew Stephen Black, Patrick James Shea, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, Susan Netherton and Worthing Jackman.
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Which institutional investors are selling Waste Connections stock?

WCN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Findlay Park Partners LLP, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Swiss National Bank, AGF Investments Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, CIBC Asset Management Inc, and Principal Financial Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Waste Connections company stock in the last year include Brian Harris, Matthew Stephen Black, Patrick James Shea, and Susan Netherton.
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Which institutional investors are buying Waste Connections stock?

WCN stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including abrdn plc, Bank of Montreal Can, Royal Bank of Canada, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Deutsche Bank AG, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Amundi, and Kimelman & Baird 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.
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What is Waste Connections' stock price today?

One share of WCN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $128.62.

How much money does Waste Connections make?

Waste Connections has a market capitalization of $33.51 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 $2.64 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 or via email at [email protected]vewaste.com.


This page was last updated on 9/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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