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TSE:WCN

Waste Connections - WCN Stock Forecast, Price & News

C$179.38
+0.41 (+0.23%)
(As of 08/8/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
C$178.22
C$180.48
50-Day Range
C$148.70
C$179.38
52-Week Range
C$148.05
C$183.55
Volume
221,628 shs
Average Volume
343,544 shs
Market Capitalization
C$46.13 billion
P/E Ratio
57.31
Dividend Yield
0.66%
Price Target
C$146.43
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About Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) Stock

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 also 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. As of December 31, 2021, it owned 334 solid waste collection operations; 142 transfer stations; 61 municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills; 12 E&P waste landfills; 14 non-MSW landfills; 71 recycling operations; 4 intermodal operations; 23 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 19 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. The company also operates an additional 53 transfer stations, 10 MSW landfills, and 2 intermodal operations. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Woodbridge, Canada.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

Several analysts have recently commented on the company. Atb Cap Markets raised Waste Connections from a "sector perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. ATB Capital lifted their price objective on Waste Connections from C$170.00 to C$180.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Morgan Stanley reduced their price objective on Waste Connections to C$138.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, June 22nd. Finally, Veritas Investment Research cut Waste Connections from a "buy" rating to a "reduce" rating in a report on Thursday, May 5th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of C$146.43.

Waste Connections Stock Performance

TSE:WCN opened at C$179.38 on Tuesday. Waste Connections has a fifty-two week low of C$148.05 and a fifty-two week high of C$183.55. The stock has a market cap of C$46.13 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 57.31. The business has a fifty day moving average of C$161.73 and a 200-day moving average of C$164.39. The company has a quick ratio of 0.76, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 84.88.

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WCN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
5/17/2022
Dividend Payable
6/01/2022
Today
8/09/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Waste Management
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
19,998
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
C$146.43
High Stock Price Forecast
C$180.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
C$135.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-18.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$6.68 billion
Cash Flow
C$0.85 per share
Book Value
C$26.70 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$46.13 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Ronald J. Mittelstaedt (Age 59)
    Exec. Chairman
    Comp: $750k
  • Mr. Worthing F. Jackman (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.56M
  • Ms. Mary Anne Whitney (Age 58)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $1.6M
  • Mr. Darrell W. Chambliss (Age 58)
    COO & Exec. VP
    Comp: $1.62M
  • Mr. Patrick J. Shea (Age 51)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec.
    Comp: $1.35M
  • Mr. James M. Little (Age 60)
    Exec. VP of Engineering & Disposal
    Comp: $1.31M
  • Mr. David G. Eddie (Age 52)
    Chief Accounting Officer & Sr. VP
  • Mr. Eric O. Hansen (Age 57)
    Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. John M. Perkey (Age 40)
    VP & Deputy Gen. Counsel of Compliance and Gov. Affairs
  • Ms. Susan R. Netherton (Age 52)
    Sr. VP of People, Training & Devel.













WCN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Waste Connections stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Waste Connections in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" WCN shares.
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What is Waste Connections' stock price forecast for 2022?

9 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Waste Connections' shares. Their WCN share price forecasts range from C$135.00 to C$180.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach C$146.43 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.4%.
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How has Waste Connections' stock price performed in 2022?

Waste Connections' stock was trading at C$172.40 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WCN stock has increased by 4.0% and is now trading at C$179.38.
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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 26th 2022.
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How often does Waste Connections pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Waste Connections?

Waste Connections announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 18th will be given a dividend of 0.296 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $1.18 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.66%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 17th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.23.
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Is Waste Connections a good dividend stock?

Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) pays an annual dividend of C$0.90 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.66%. The dividend payout ratio is 28.59%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for WCN.

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 Railway (CP), Fortis (FTS), BCE (BCE), TELUS (T), Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Xilinx (XLNX) and CCL Industries (CCL.B).

What is Waste Connections' stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Waste Connections?

Shares of WCN stock and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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What is Waste Connections' stock price today?

One share of WCN stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$179.38.

How much money does Waste Connections make?

Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) has a market capitalization of C$46.13 billion and generates C$6.68 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Waste Connections have?

Waste Connections employs 19,998 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Waste Connections?

Waste Connections' mailing address is 610 Applewood Cres Suite 200, CONCORD, ON L4K 0E3, Canada. The official website for the company is www.wasteconnections.com. The company can be reached via phone at +1-905-5327510.

This page (TSE:WCN) was last updated on 8/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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