Waste Connections Inc., WCN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Waste Management in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in USA, Waste Connections Inc., WCN has a market cap of 12901.09. Since its IPO date on the 5/22/1998, Waste Connections Inc., WCN performance year to date is 30.66%. Today Waste Connections Inc., WCN has gained 0.51%, with a current price of 73.26.
Ownership of the company is 1.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 70.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 52.90%. Return of assets are at 3.20%, with return on investment at 7.00%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Waste Connections Inc., WCN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.4. While Total debt/equity is 1.4. With a profit margin of 5.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 36.20%, and operating margin of 9.90%. Waste Connections Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.9.
For the last year Waste Connections Inc., WCN has seen a EPS growth of 1.80%. A performance for the year of 57.46%. The 52-week high is -1.31%, and the 52-week low is 61.45%. The average volume for Waste Connections Inc., WCN is 527503.
With a target price of 76.75, can Waste Connections Inc., WCN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Waste Connections Inc., WCN. Waste Connections Inc. has a P/E of 37.36 and a forward P/E of 23.82. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.64. Waste Connections Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.66 and 3.4 respectively. For P/cash, Waste Connections Inc. has a value of 293.87, while it is 155.43 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 73.26, Waste Connections Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.79%. We see a return on equity of 9.20%.
Looking more long-term Waste Connections Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 14.17%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 29.97% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 1.80% for this year and for the last five years a 7.80% growth has been seen.