Today’s top gainers include the company Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) which is in the industry Waste Management, gaining -1.32% today. In the last week its performance is 1.20%, and 5.50% for the past quarter. Currently, Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has a target price of 85.85, so today’s gain of -1.32% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.23%.
Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), has a market cap of 13493.65, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 70.30%.
At the current price of 77.63, it has a dividend yield of 0.75%, 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 39.59, as well as a forward P/E of 25.7.
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 61.22%. Since its IPO date on 5/22/1998, the total performance to date is 38.73%.
Volume today for Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN), is 646800, while its average volume is 910.89. Whilst the total gain today was -1.32%, it did have a day high of -2.62%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.77%, and 1.49% for the month. The 52-week low for Waste Connections, Inc., WCN has been 64.96%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.62%.
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 3.67, and the P/S is 6.97, along with a P/B of 3.6. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 307.37.