Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) Director Ronald J. Mittelstaedt sold 45,000 shares of Waste Connections stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$73.32, for a total transaction of C$3,299,400.00.
Shares of Waste Connections Inc (WCN) opened at C$95.63 on Tuesday. Waste Connections Inc has a 1-year low of C$76.08 and a 1-year high of C$97.24. The firm has a market cap of $24,810.00, a P/E ratio of 34.28 and a beta of -0.22.
Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. The company reported C$0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of C$0.62 by C$0.04. Waste Connections had a net margin of 27.23% and a return on equity of 20.62%. The firm had revenue of C$1.47 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of C$1.42 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 14th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 28th were paid a $0.172 dividend. This represents a $0.69 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, February 27th. Waste Connections’s dividend payout ratio is currently 17.92%.
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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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