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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 0.46%, and 4.08% 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 0.97%.

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), has a market cap of 13212.94, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 70.30%.

At the current price of 74.7, it has a dividend yield of 0.78%, 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 38.09, as well as a forward P/E of 24.73.

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 54.60%. Since its IPO date on 5/22/1998, the total performance to date is 33.49%.

Volume today for Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), is 555600, while its average volume is 804.63. Whilst the total gain today was -0.28%, it did have a day high of -6.30%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.41%, and 1.69% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has been 57.37%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.30%.

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 3.53, and the P/S is 6.82, along with a P/B of 3.46. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 300.98.

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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