Waste Connections, Inc. Common Shares (WCN): Price and Financial Metrics

Waste Connections, Inc. Common Shares (WCN)

Today's Latest Price: $99.98 USD

0.01 (-0.01%)

Updated Aug 13 5:58pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 12 in Waste Disposal

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WCN Stock Summary

  • WCN has a higher market value than 92.51% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $26,286,918,645.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 126.18, Waste Connections Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 93.81% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of Waste Connections Inc's share price is greater than that of only 2.85% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WCN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are NCLH, KEX, MCS, BSM, and PLOW.
  • WCN's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Waste Connections Inc's official web site, go to www.wasteconnections.com.
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WCN Price/Volume Stats

Current price $99.98 52-week high $105.49
Prev. close $99.99 52-week low $70.87
Day low $99.49 Volume 321,178
Day high $100.48 Avg. volume 1,099,068
50-day MA $96.47 Dividend yield 0.74%
200-day MA $92.41 Market Cap 26.28B

Waste Connections, Inc. Common Shares (WCN) Company Bio

New Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. The Company is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in The Woodlands, Texas.

WCN Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$99.98$74.19 -26%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for WCN, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Waste Connections Inc ranked in the 39th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WCN, they are:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Waste Connections Inc over the past 5.8 years is 0.2%; that's better than 57.79% of cash flow producing equities in the Industrials sector, where it is classified.
  • 84% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 66.28% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

XYL, AVY, ZNH, CW, and LUV can be thought of as valuation peers to WCN, in the sense that they are in the Industrials sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest WCN News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Waste Connections Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WCN as an investment opportunity.

Waste Connections (WCN) Expected to Beat Earnings Estimates: What to Know Ahead of Q2 Release

Waste Connections (WCN) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Why Waste Connections (WCN) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates Again

Waste Connections (WCN) has an impressive earnings surprise history and currently possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely beat in its next quarterly report.

Yahoo | July 24, 2020

Waste Connections Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

TORONTO, July 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.185 U.S. per common share of the Company. The regular quarterly cash…

PR Newswire | July 23, 2020

RSG or WCN: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?

RSG vs. WCN: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

Yahoo | July 20, 2020

Jerome Dodson Reveals Major Portfolio Revision in 2nd Quarter

The portfolio sees 26 new holdings while 16 bite the dust Continue reading...

Yahoo | July 17, 2020

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WCN Price Returns

1-mo 2.04%
3-mo 10.92%
6-mo -3.13%
1-year 11.50%
3-year 58.47%
5-year 174.31%
YTD 10.77%
2019 23.19%
2018 5.47%
2017 36.67%
2016 62.41%
2015 -20.17%

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