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


Waste Connections, Inc. Common Shares (WCN)

Today's Latest Price: $99.32 USD

2.28 (-2.24%)

Updated Jan 27 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 19 in Waste Disposal

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WCN Stock Summary

  • Waste Connections Inc's market capitalization of $26,710,410,994 is ahead of 91.44% of US-listed equities.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 128.87, Waste Connections Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about 92.6% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • The volatility of Waste Connections Inc's share price is greater than that of merely 3.38% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Waste Connections Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be TEF, PXD, RSG, CCL, and PSX.
  • 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 $99.32 52-week high $111.04
Prev. close $101.60 52-week low $70.87
Day low $98.68 Volume 2,483,900
Day high $101.15 Avg. volume 1,014,935
50-day MA $102.99 Dividend yield 0.61%
200-day MA $98.62 Market Cap 26.11B

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:
$99.32$61.96 -39%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Waste Connections Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Waste Connections Inc ranked in the 39th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. 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 5.51 years is 0.19%; that's better than 55.55% of cash flow producing equities in the Industrials sector, where it is classified.
  • 85% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 62.22% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%-40%
1%-40%
2%-39%
3%-38%
4%-38%
5%-37%

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WCN, try AME, FCN, RSG, SWK, and TDG.


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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.

Raymond James Stick to Their Buy Rating for Waste Connections Inc. By Investing.com

Raymond James Stick to Their Buy Rating for Waste Connections Inc.

Investing.com | January 8, 2021

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Yahoo | January 6, 2021

Is WCN A Good Stock To Buy According To Hedge Funds?

In this article we are going to use hedge fund sentiment as a tool and determine whether Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) is a good investment right now. We like to analyze hedge fund sentiment before conducting days of in-depth research. We do so because hedge funds and other elite investors have numerous Ivy League graduates, […]

Yahoo | December 21, 2020

RBC Capital Stick to Their Buy Rating for Waste Connections Inc.

RBC Capital Stick to Their Buy Rating for Waste Connections Inc.

Investing.com | December 16, 2020

Raymond James Stick to Their Buy Rating for Waste Connections Inc.

Raymond James Stick to Their Buy Rating for Waste Connections Inc.

Investing.com | December 9, 2020

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WCN Price Returns

1-mo -2.10%
3-mo 0.67%
6-mo -2.66%
1-year 1.83%
3-year 38.72%
5-year 165.68%
YTD -3.17%
2020 13.80%
2019 23.19%
2018 5.47%
2017 36.67%
2016 62.41%

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