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

Waste Connections, Inc. Common Shares (WCN): $116.72

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WCN Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $30,523,929,581, Waste Connections Inc has a greater market value than 91.6% of US stocks.
  • WCN's current price/earnings ratio is 149.13, which is higher than 93.36% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, WCN is more volatile than merely 0.78% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WCN, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CCL, RSG, RCL, PSX, and TEF.
  • 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 $116.72 52-week high $117.41
Prev. close $116.40 52-week low $83.10
Day low $115.91 Volume 505,520
Day high $117.41 Avg. volume 1,083,204
50-day MA $104.79 Dividend yield 0.45%
200-day MA $102.50 Market Cap 30.64B

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:
$116.72$42.94 -63%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Waste Connections Inc. To summarize, we found that Waste Connections Inc ranked in the 31th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 62.83%. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Waste Connections Inc, consider:

  • In the past 5.57 years, Waste Connections Inc has a compound free cash flow growth rate of 0.16%; that's higher than 54.95% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Industrials sector.
  • 86% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 62.02% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.

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

For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WCN, try CTOS, MMS, INFO, NVT, and ROP.

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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.

Parnassus Fund Exits Cerner, Waste Connections

Firm's largest sales of the 1st quarter

Yahoo | April 18, 2021

Is WCN Stock A Buy or Sell?

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Yahoo | April 8, 2021

Garbage Stocks Are a Solid Bet. Why They’re Here for the Long Haul.

Goldman Sachs analyst Jerry Revich launches coverage of Republic Services, Waste Connections and Waste Management—and tells investors to buy.

Yahoo | April 7, 2021

Waste Connections Announces Dates For First Quarter 2021 Earnings Release And Upcoming Management Presentations

Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today announced that it will report financial results for the first quarter of 2021 after the close of the stock market on April 28, 2021. The Company will be hosting an investor conference call related to this release on April 29th at 8:30 A.M. Eastern Time.

Yahoo | March 31, 2021

Why Is Waste Connections (WCN) Up 4.2% Since Last Earnings Report?

Waste Connections (WCN) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | March 19, 2021

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WCN Price Returns

1-mo 13.46%
3-mo 13.42%
6-mo 14.53%
1-year 35.94%
3-year 61.60%
5-year 184.94%
YTD 13.80%
2020 13.80%
2019 23.19%
2018 5.47%
2017 36.67%
2016 62.41%

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