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NYSE:WCN - Waste Connections Stock Price, Forecast & News

$97.53
-0.49 (-0.50 %)
(As of 01/22/2020 02:27 PM ET)
Today's Range
$97.35
Now: $97.53
$98.62
50-Day Range
$89.25
MA: $92.14
$98.17
52-Week Range
$79.66
Now: $97.53
$98.27
Volume309,875 shs
Average Volume529,775 shs
Market Capitalization$25.72 billion
P/E Ratio45.57
Dividend Yield0.75%
Beta0.13
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$5.08 per share
Book Value$24.54 per share

Profitability

Net Income$546.87 million

Miscellaneous

Employees16,356
Market Cap$25.72 billion
Next Earnings Date2/12/2020 (Confirmed)
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, October 28th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 12th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Tuesday, November 26th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.57%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 8th. View Waste Connections' Dividend History.

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

Waste Connections's stock split on Monday, June 19th 2017. The 3-2 split was announced on Wednesday, April 26th 2017. The newly created shares were payable 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 28th. The business services provider reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.41 billion. Waste Connections had a net margin of 10.70% and a return on equity of 10.62%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 10.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.69 earnings per share. View Waste Connections' Earnings History.

When is Waste Connections' next earnings date?

Waste Connections is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 12th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Waste Connections.

How can I listen to Waste Connections' earnings call?

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

What price target have analysts set for WCN?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Waste Connections' stock. Their forecasts range from $89.25 to $108.00. On average, they anticipate Waste Connections' stock price to reach $100.16 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Waste Connections.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waste Connections?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Connections in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 12 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?

News articles about WCN stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Waste Connections earned a coverage optimism score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Waste Connections.

Are investors shorting Waste Connections?

Waste Connections saw a decline in short interest during the month of December. As of December 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,760,000 shares, a decline of 30.4% from the November 28th total of 2,530,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 917,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Approximately 0.7% of the company's stock are sold short. 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), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD), Honeywell International (HON), Visa (V) and NVIDIA (NVDA).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Brasada Capital Management LP (0.05%), Tandem Investment Advisors Inc. (0.04%), Selz Capital LLC (0.04%), Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.03%), DNB Asset Management AS (0.02%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.02%). 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, Ronald J Mittelstaedt, Steven F Bouck and William J Razzouk. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Waste Connections.

Which institutional investors are selling Waste Connections stock?

WCN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Northstar Asset Management LLC, IFM Investors Pty Ltd, Mainstay Capital Management LLC ADV and Burns J W & Co. Inc. NY. Company insiders that have sold Waste Connections company stock in the last year include Darrell W Chambliss, David Eddie, 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 institutional investors are buying Waste Connections stock?

WCN stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Selz Capital LLC, Paragon Advisors LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Tandem Investment Advisors Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, Gradient Investments LLC and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. 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 $97.42.

How big of a company is Waste Connections?

Waste Connections has a market capitalization of $25.69 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:  702 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  473 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,175
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 1/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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