Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) Director Edward E. Guillet sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of C$75.98, for a total transaction of C$759,800.00.
WCN opened at C$97.96 on Thursday. Waste Connections has a fifty-two week low of C$79.01 and a fifty-two week high of C$98.49.
Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd. The company reported C$0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of C$0.70 by C$0.01. Waste Connections had a net margin of 27.23% and a return on equity of 20.62%. The firm had revenue of C$1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$1.42 billion.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 16th will be issued a dividend of $0.18 per share. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.73%. This is a positive change from Waste Connections’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 15th.
Waste Connections Company Profile
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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