Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) Director Robert H. Davis sold 700 shares of Waste Connections stock in a transaction on Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$71.72, for a total value of C$50,204.00.
Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) traded down C$1.29 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting C$88.65. The stock had a trading volume of 207,663 shares, compared to its average volume of 274,976. Waste Connections Inc has a 1-year low of C$66.64 and a 1-year high of C$94.86.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be given a $0.175 dividend. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.79%. This is a positive change from Waste Connections’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.12. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 7th. Waste Connections’s dividend payout ratio is presently 28.57%.
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WCN has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Raymond James Financial, Inc. boosted their price objective on Waste Connections from C$72.00 to C$76.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. TD Securities upped their price target on Waste Connections to C$95.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Barclays PLC reduced their price target on Waste Connections from C$96.00 to C$90.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on Waste Connections to C$95.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of C$88.92.
About Waste Connections
Waste Connections, Inc, a solid waste services company, provides waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through six segments: Southern, Western, Eastern, Canada, Central, and Exploration and Production (E&P). It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and E&P customers; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals.
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