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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 -0.15% today. In the last week its performance is 0.26%, and 12.14% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has a target price of 85.58, so today’s gain of -0.15% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.22%.

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), has a market cap of 13640.24, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 70.30%.

At the current price of 78.48, it has a dividend yield of 0.74%, and its target price is 85.58. 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 40.08, as well as a forward P/E of 26.05.

With a current EPS of 1.96, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 24.16%,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 10.80%.

Performance for the year is 62.50%. Since its IPO date on 5/22/1998, the total performance to date is 40.46%.

Volume today for Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), is 227333, while its average volume is 1692.81. Whilst the total gain today was -0.15%, it did have a day high of -1.54%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.40%, and 1.56% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has been 73.30%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.54%.

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 3.71, and the P/S is 7.04, along with a P/B of 3.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 310.71.

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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