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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 12832.41. It is in the Waste Management industry and sector Industrial Goods, with a current P/E of 37.16, a forward P/E of 23.7 and EPS of 1.96. At a stock price of 72.87 (1.34%) it has a dividend yield of 0.80%.

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 29.97% and more long-term 14.17% 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 4.91%. For the last month performance for Waste Connections Inc. is 3.58%. While the last quarter is 16.03% and half year, 33.52%. Finally for the year, performance is 55.96%.

The 52-week high for Waste Connections Inc., is at -1.83%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 60.59%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.82% and 21.28% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.63%, and for the month it is 1.87%. Waste Connections Inc., has a target price of 76.75.

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 176.1. The shares float is 175.29, with the float short at 1.19%, with short ratio coming to 1.23.

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 76.75, reached soon?

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