Today’s top gainers include the company Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) which is in the industry Waste Management, gaining -0.81% today. In the last week its performance is 4.21%, and 13.64% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has a target price of 94.58, so today’s gain of -0.81% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.35%.
Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), has a market cap of 13424.94, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 70.30%.
At the current price of 78.4, it has a dividend yield of 0.73%, and its target price is 94.58. 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 40.31, as well as a forward P/E of 26.08.
With a current EPS of 1.96, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 24.43%,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 13.97%.
Performance for the year is 60.84%. Since its IPO date on 5/22/1998, the total performance to date is 41.25%.
Volume today for Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), is 387519, while its average volume is 1706.15. Whilst the total gain today was -0.81%, it did have a day high of -1.64%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.79%, and 1.53% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has been 73.12%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.64%.
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 2.89, and the P/S is 6.93, along with a P/B of 3.67. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 305.81.