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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 13658.03. It is in the Waste Management industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 39.31, a forward P/E of 25.52 and EPS of 1.96. At a stock price of 77.09 (0.59%) it has a dividend yield of 0.75%.

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 24.32% 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 -1.55%. For the last month performance for Waste Connections, Inc. is 3.50%. While the last quarter is 17.98% and half year, 22.23%. Finally for the year, performance is 63.91%.

The 52-week high for Waste Connections, Inc., is at -3.29%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 67.73%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.71% and 19.11% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.40%, and for the month it is 1.57%. Waste Connections, Inc., has a target price of 85.85.

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 177.17. The shares float is 175.3, with the float short at 0.97%, with short ratio coming to 1.04.

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 85.85, reached soon?

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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