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

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C$104.60 -0.34 (-0.32 %)
(As of 08/19/2018 03:46 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$104.60
Today's RangeC$104.00 - C$104.88
52-Week RangeC$79.78 - C$104.94
Volume129,400 shs
Average Volume281,536 shs
Market CapitalizationC$24.81 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.70%
Beta-0.22
Waste Connections logoWaste Connections, Inc., a solid waste services company, 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, office 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, 2017, it owned or operated a network of 261 solid waste collection operations; 146 transfer stations; 6 intermodal facilities; 66 recycling operations; 90 active MSW, E&P, and/or non-MSW landfills; 22 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 19 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Vaughan, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange TSE
Industry Waste Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorIndustrials
SymbolTSE:WCN
CUSIPN/A
Phone+1-905-5327510

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
Price / SalesN/A
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net Margins27.23%
Return on Equity20.62%
Return on Assets10.57%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares263,499,000
Market CapC$24.81 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 24th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 7th will be paid a dividend of 0.184 per share on Tuesday, August 21st. This represents a $0.74 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 3rd. This is an increase from Waste Connections's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. View Waste Connections' Dividend History.

How were Waste Connections' earnings last quarter?

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 24th. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.03. The business earned $1.60 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.59 billion. Waste Connections had a net margin of 27.23% and a return on equity of 20.62%. 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, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Waste Connections.

What price target have analysts set for WCN?

2 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Waste Connections' shares. Their predictions range from C$95.00 to C$102.50. On average, they anticipate Waste Connections' stock price to reach C$98.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.6%. View Analyst Price Targets for Waste Connections.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Waste Connections?

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

Who are some of Waste Connections' key competitors?

Who are Waste Connections' key executives?

Waste Connections' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ronald J. Mittelstaedt, Chairman & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Worthing F. Jackman, Pres (Age 54)
  • Mr. Darrell W. Chambliss, COO & Exec. VP (Age 54)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Shea, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 47)
  • Ms. Mary Anne Whitney, Chief Financial Officer (Age 54)

Has Waste Connections been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WCN stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Waste Connections earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.87 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Waste Connections.

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$104.60.

How big of a company is Waste Connections?

Waste Connections has a market capitalization of C$24.81 billion.

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:  158 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  121 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  279
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 8/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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