TSE:WCN

Waste Connections (WCN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

C$228.00
+1.07 (+0.47%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)
Today's Range
C$225.43
C$228.34
50-Day Range
C$223.02
C$233.46
52-Week Range
C$174.74
C$234.79
Volume
341,100 shs
Average Volume
238,146 shs
Market Capitalization
C$58.81 billion
P/E Ratio
54.03
Dividend Yield
0.68%
Price Target
C$193.10

Waste Connections MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
15.3% Downside
C$193.10 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.02mentions of Waste Connections in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
C$3.63 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.63 out of 5 stars

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About Waste Connections Stock (TSE:WCN)

Waste Connections, Inc. provides non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, disposal, and resource recovery services in the United States and Canada. It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and exploration and production (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. The company owns and operates transfer stations that receive compact and/or load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities through truck, rail, or barge; and intermodal services for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. In addition, it provides E&P waste treatment, recovery, and disposal services for waste resulting from oil and natural gas exploration and production activity, such as drilling fluids, drill cuttings, completion fluids, and flowback water; production wastes and produced water during a well's operating life; contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation; and substances, which require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, the company offers leasing services to its customers. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Woodbridge, Canada.

WCN Stock Price History

WCN Stock News Headlines

Waste Connections: Q1 Earnings Snapshot
WASTE CONNECTIONS REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2024 RESULTS
Scotiabank Keeps Their Hold Rating on Waste Connections (WCN)
Guru Fundamental Report for WCN
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/13 Dividend
2/27/2024
Dividend Payable
3/13/2024
Last Earnings
4/24/2024
Ex-Dividend for 5/23 Dividend
5/07/2024
Today
5/18/2024
Dividend Payable
5/23/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/07/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Waste Management
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
22,539
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
C$193.10
High Stock Price Target
C$240.00
Low Stock Price Target
C$146.50
Potential Upside/Downside
-15.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
C$795.04 million
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$8.19 billion
Cash Flow
C$0.99 per share
Book Value
C$30.19 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$58.81 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.66
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Ronald J. Mittelstaedt (Age 61)
    Founder, CEO, President & Director
    Comp: $4.13M
  • Ms. Mary Anne Whitney (Age 60)
    Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.85M
  • Mr. Darrell W. Chambliss (Age 60)
    COO & Executive VP
    Comp: $1.87M
  • Mr. Patrick J. Shea (Age 53)
    Executive VP, General Counsel & Secretary
    Comp: $1.67M
  • Mr. James M. Little (Age 62)
    Executive Vice President of Engineering & Disposal
    Comp: $1.49M
  • Mr. Matthew Stephen Black (Age 51)
    Senior VP & Chief Accounting Office
  • Mr. Eric O. Hansen (Age 59)
    Senior VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Joe Gregory Box Jr.
    Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. John M. Perkey (Age 42)
    VP & Deputy General Counsel of Compliance and Government Affairs
  • Mr. Colin G. Wittke (Age 61)
    Vice President of Sales & Customer Engagement

WCN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Waste Connections stock right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Connections in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WCN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WCN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Waste Connections' stock price target for 2024?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Waste Connections' stock. Their WCN share price targets range from C$146.50 to C$240.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach C$193.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 15.3%.
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How have WCN shares performed in 2024?

Waste Connections' stock was trading at C$197.86 at the start of the year. Since then, WCN shares have increased by 15.2% and is now trading at C$228.00.
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When is Waste Connections' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 7th 2024.
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.

How were Waste Connections' earnings last quarter?

Waste Connections, Inc. (TSE:WCN) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.38 by $0.02. The business earned $2.79 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.78 billion. Waste Connections had a net margin of 9.70% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 10.57%.

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

Waste Connections announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 24th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 8th will be paid a dividend of 0.385 per share on Thursday, May 23rd. This represents a $1.54 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.68%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 7th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.38.
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Is Waste Connections a good dividend stock?

Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) pays an annual dividend of C$1.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.69%. The dividend payout ratio is 36.97%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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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 Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Enbridge (ENB), Suncor Energy (SU), Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CP), Fortis (FTS), BCE (BCE), TELUS (T), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Xilinx (XLNX) and CCL Industries (CCL.B).

How do I buy shares of Waste Connections?

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This page (TSE:WCN) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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