TSE:WCN - Waste Connections Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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C$127.13 -0.63 (-0.49 %)
(As of 05/27/2019 09:27 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$127.76
Today's RangeC$127.10 - C$128.87
52-Week RangeC$93.51 - C$128.87
Volume203,000 shs
Average Volume328,006 shs
Market CapitalizationC$33.52 billion
P/E Ratio61.18
Dividend Yield0.67%
BetaN/A
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. The company also owns and operates transfer stations that receive compact and 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 that require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, the company offers container and chassis sales and leasing services to its customers. As of December 31, 2018, it owned or operated a network of 279 solid waste collection operations; 113 transfer stations; 56 municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills; 11 E&P waste landfills; 14 non-MSW landfills; 64 recycling operations; 4 intermodal operations; 22 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 19 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. It also operated additional 49 transfer stations, 12 MSW landfills, and 2 intermodal operations. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Vaughan, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Waste Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrials
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-905-5327510

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$5.03 billion
Cash FlowC$1.92 per share
Book ValueC$24.90 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees16,356
Market CapC$33.52 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waste Connections' stock symbol?

Waste Connections trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "WCN."

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

Waste Connections declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 24th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 8th will be given a dividend of 0.214 per share on Wednesday, May 22nd. This represents a $0.86 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 7th. This is a boost from Waste Connections's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Waste Connections' Dividend History.

How were Waste Connections' earnings last quarter?

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The company reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.02. The company earned $1.65 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.65 billion. View Waste Connections' Earnings History.

When is Waste Connections' next earnings date?

Waste Connections is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Waste Connections.

What price target have analysts set for WCN?

1 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Waste Connections' shares. Their predictions range from C$88.00 to C$88.00. On average, they expect Waste Connections' stock price to reach C$88.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 30.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for Waste Connections.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waste Connections?

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

Has Waste Connections been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WCN stock have trended very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Waste Connections earned a coverage optimism score of 3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 Suncor Energy (SU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Visa (V), Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Fortis (FTS), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA) and Bank of America (BAC).

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)

How do I buy shares of Waste Connections?

Shares of WCN and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Waste Connections' stock price today?

One share of WCN stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$127.13.

How big of a company is Waste Connections?

Waste Connections has a market capitalization of C$33.52 billion and generates C$5.03 billion in revenue each year. Waste Connections employs 16,356 workers across the globe.

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 Cres Suite 200, CONCORD, ON L4K 0E3, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-905-5327510.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Waste Connections (TSE WCN)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  189 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  152 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  341
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 5/27/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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