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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Waste Connections Inc. (NYSE:WCN) from Industrial Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Waste Connections Inc. (NYSE:WCN) which is in the industry Waste Management, gaining -0.19% today. In the last week its performance is 3.72%, and 11.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Connections Inc., WCN has a target price of 76.75, so today’s gain of -0.19% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.28%.

Waste Connections Inc. (NYSE:WCN), has a market cap of 12663.35, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 70.30%.

At the current price of 71.91, it has a dividend yield of 0.81%, and its target price is 76.75. This is with a profit margin of 5.40%, and total debt/equity of 1.4. Waste Connections Inc. (NYSE:WCN) has a P/E of 36.67, as well as a forward P/E of 23.39.

With a current EPS of 1.96, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 29.97%,Waste Connections Inc. (NYSE:WCN) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 14.17%.

Performance for the year is 53.61%. Since its IPO date on 5/22/1998, the total performance to date is 28.25%.

Volume today for Waste Connections Inc. (NYSE:WCN), is 618538, while its average volume is 1748. Whilst the total gain today was -0.19%, it did have a day high of -3.13%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.80%, and 1.97% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Connections Inc., WCN has been 58.48%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.13%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.00%, and its return on assets is 3.20%. Waste Connections Inc. (NYSE:WCN) has an operating margin of 9.90%. With a sales growth of 2.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Waste Connections Inc., WCN is in the sector Industrial Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.4, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.9 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Waste Connections Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.59, and the P/S is 6.54, along with a P/B of 3.34. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 288.46.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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