Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) insider Steven F. Bouck sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of C$76.31, for a total transaction of C$763,100.00.
Shares of Waste Connections traded up C$0.93, reaching C$99.11, during mid-day trading on Friday, according to Marketbeat. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 136,777 shares, compared to its average volume of 328,947. Waste Connections has a 1-year low of C$79.01 and a 1-year high of C$99.70.
Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd. The company reported C$0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of C$0.70 by C$0.01. The business had revenue of C$1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$1.42 billion. Waste Connections had a net margin of 27.23% and a return on equity of 20.62%.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, May 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 16th will be given a $0.18 dividend. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.73%. This is a boost 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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