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How has Waste Connections, Inc.:(NYSE:WCN) performed recently?

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 13857.2. It is in the Waste Management industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 39.98, a forward P/E of 25.99 and EPS of 1.96. At a stock price of 78.58 (0.23%) it has a dividend yield of 0.74%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 7.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 1.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 24.16% and more long-term 10.80% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -111.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 2.40%.

For performance, Waste Connections, Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 1.08%. For the last month performance for Waste Connections, Inc. is 6.89%. While the last quarter is 12.64% and half year, 31.49%. Finally for the year, performance is 59.48%.

The 52-week high for Waste Connections, Inc., is at -1.42%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 73.52%. The 20-day simple moving average is 7.24% and 23.63% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.50%, and for the month it is 1.51%. Waste Connections, Inc., has a target price of 85.58.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.4, and for total debt/equity Waste Connections, Inc. has 1.4. The gross margin is 36.20%, while operating margin is 9.90%, the profit margin is 5.40%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 1.00%, with instituitional ownership at 70.30%. Waste Connections, Inc. has a payout ratio of 52.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 176.75. The shares float is 175.3, with the float short at 0.67%, with short ratio coming to 0.69.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Waste Connections, Inc., get 3.20%, with its returns on investment at 7.00%. Return on equity is 9.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 85.58, reached soon?

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