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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 0.28% today. In the last week its performance is -1.81%, and 7.27% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has a target price of 85.85, so today’s gain of 0.28% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.51%.

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), has a market cap of 13396.69, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 70.30%.

At the current price of 75.33, it has a dividend yield of 0.77%, and its target price is 85.85. 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 38.41, as well as a forward P/E of 24.94.

With a current EPS of 1.96, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 24.01%,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 55.87%. Since its IPO date on 5/22/1998, the total performance to date is 34.62%.

Volume today for Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), is 941400, while its average volume is 867.2. Whilst the total gain today was 0.28%, it did have a day high of -5.51%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.14%, and 1.66% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has been 60.07%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.51%.

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 3.56, and the P/S is 6.92, along with a P/B of 3.49. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 305.16.

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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