With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/22/1998. Waste Connections, Inc. is in the Waste Management industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Waste Connections, Inc., is 1112.32, and so far today it has a volume of 892900. Performance year to date since the 5/22/1998 is 39.03%.
To help you determine whether Waste Connections, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 39.67 and forward P/E is 25.75. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Waste Connections, Inc. has a value for PEG of 3.67. P/S ratio is 7.12 and the P/B ratio is 3.61. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 313.98 and 166.07 respectively.
At the current price Waste Connections, Inc. is trading at, 77.8 (1.79% today), Waste Connections, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.75%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 52.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.96, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 24.32% after growing 1.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -111.40%, and 2.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.
The number of shares outstanding is 177.17, and the number of shares float is 175.3. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.00%, and institutional ownership is at 70.30%. The float short is 0.97%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.53. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.20%, and also a return on investment of 7.00%.
The ability for Waste Connections, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 1.4 and total debt/equity is 1.4. In terms of margins, Waste Connections, Inc. has a gross margin of 36.20%, with its operating margin at 9.90%, and Waste Connections, Inc. has a profit margin of 5.40%.
The 52 week high is -2.40%, with 69.28% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.16% and the 200 day simple moving average is 19.57%.