It’s Not Over Yet For Waste Connections Inc (NYSE: WCN)

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Waste Connections Inc is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Industrials sector and is a part of the Waste Management industry. The current market capitalization of Waste Connections Inc is $42.71B. A total of 1.37 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 803.22K shares.

In the most recent transaction, HARLAN MICHAEL W sold 1,500 shares of WCN for 167.59 per share on May 10 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 8,004 company shares. In a previous transaction on May 09 ’24, NIELSEN III ROBERT sold 2,000 shares at 166.00 per share. WCN shares that SR VP Operations owns now total 6,321.

Among the insiders who sold shares, LITTLE JAMES disposed of 6,000 shares on Mar 07 ’24 at a per-share price of $168.64. This resulted in the Executive VP Engineering holding 28,215 shares of WCN after the transaction. In another insider transaction, GUILLET EDWARD E sold 2,000 shares at $168.79 per share on Mar 07 ’24. Company shares held by the Director now total 31,600.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Waste Connections Inc pays an annual dividend of $1.11, resulting in a dividend yield of 0.67%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 53.78. WCN’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/7/2024 when it declared a $0.2850 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 5/23/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/13/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 2/27/2024. The WCN stock dividend was $0.2850 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, WCN has a high of $173.02 and a low of $126.12.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. WCN’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $147.44M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $5.21B in debt and $1.23B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $30.19, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.99B.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for WCN is Buy with a score of 4.37.

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