Waste Connections Inc (WCN) Given Outperform Rating at Royal Bank Of Canada

Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated their outperform rating on shares of Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) in a report released on Monday morning, StockTargetPrices.com reports. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has a C$135.00 target price on the stock.

WCN has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Barclays PLC increased their target price on shares of Waste Connections from C$120.00 to C$133.00 in a research report on Wednesday, March 1st. Stifel Nicolaus increased their target price on shares of Waste Connections from C$90.00 to C$95.00 in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. Raymond James Financial, Inc. decreased their target price on shares of Waste Connections from C$100.00 to C$87.00 in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd. Finally, TD Securities increased their target price on shares of Waste Connections from C$90.00 to C$95.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Thursday, February 23rd.

Shares of Waste Connections (TSE WCN) opened at 86.72 on Monday. Waste Connections has a 52 week low of $59.44 and a 52 week high of $88.94. The company has a 50 day moving average of $85.08 and a 200 day moving average of $76.83. The firm has a market cap of $22.84 billion and a PE ratio of 100.60.

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The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 24th were issued a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, May 8th.

In other Waste Connections news, insider Worthing F. Jackman sold 8,918 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$86.35, for a total value of C$770,069.30. Also, Director Michael W. Harlan sold 3,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$96.49, for a total transaction of C$328,066.00. Insiders sold a total of 29,318 shares of company stock valued at $2,732,705 over the last three months.

Waste Connections Company Profile

Waste Connections, Inc is a solid waste services company in North America. The Company provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in markets in the United States and Canada. The Company operates through six segments: Southern segment, Western segment, Eastern segment, Canada segment, Central segment and E&P segment.new TradingView.widget({ “height”: 400, “width”: 625, “symbol”: “TSX:WCN”, “interval”: “D”, “timezone”: “Etc/UTC”, “theme”: “White”, “style”: “1”, “locale”: “en”, “toolbar_bg”: “#f1f3f6”, “enable_publishing”: false, “hideideas”: true, “referral_id”: “2588”});

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