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Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN)
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Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.2 years of data (i.e. since May 20, 2013). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Waste Connections trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the industrial sector.

Current Status of Waste Connections

It is currently trading at $101.0 ($100.92 the previous day).It pays a 0.68% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 2 days (2020 08 07).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $0.55 per share ($1.3B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.3292.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $8903738 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 25.0% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 24.14. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year91.604823008859- Below Average
2 year84.0114416.8- Below Average
3 year71.89995815899626.7+ Above Average
4 year56.73692622950839.2+ Above Average
5 year40.77298113207529+ Above Average
Waste Connections is projected by analysts to get to $107.00 within the next 12 months (5.9%), but preticted targets range from as high as $115.00 (13.9%) and as low as $95(-5.9%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -31.7%. It has a steady shape to the stock curve, which means the stock continues on a consistent trend except during extreme periods of volitility, but usually recovers quickly. These stocks are very safe and do not have to be checked often.

Stock shape test


With an average increase of 25.0% year over year, if Waste Connections is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 15.2 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 45.91. The stock is under valued as the industry standard in the industrial sector is a P/E of 56.15.

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

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Waste Connections Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 20:05:00 Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) (and"Waste Connectionsand" or the and"Companyand") 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 ...... Read Full Article

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Waste Connections Sees Relative Strength Rating Improve To 71

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Waste Connections Announces Dates For Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release And Comments On Current Operating Environment

Thu, 09 Jul 2020 11:50:00 TORONTO , July 9, 2020 /CNW/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") announced that it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2020 after the close of the stock market on August 6 , 2020. The Company also noted, ...... Read Full Article

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Why Is Waste Connections (WCN) Up 1.9% Since Last Earnings Report?

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Waste Connections Announces Results From Shareholders Meeting

Fri, 15 May 2020 16:45:00 Waste Connections Announces Results From Shareholders Meeting... Read Full Article

Waste Connections (WCN) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Suspends View

Tue, 12 May 2020 14:51:02 Waste Connections (WCN) first-quarter 2020 earnings and revenues improve year over year.... Read Full Article

Waste Connections (WCN) Q1 Earnings Top Estimates

Wed, 06 May 2020 21:55:09 Waste Connections (WCN) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 3.17% and -0.03%, respectively, for the quarter ended March 2020. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?... Read Full Article

Waste Connections Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

Wed, 06 May 2020 20:10:00 Waste Connections Reports First Quarter 2020 Results... Read Full Article

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Tue, 05 May 2020 12:41:12 Waste Connections (WCN) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.... Read Full Article

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