Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) insider Matthew Stephen Black sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$75.94, for a total transaction of C$379,700.00.
Shares of Waste Connections opened at C$100.47 on Tuesday, Marketbeat.com reports. Waste Connections Inc has a 12 month low of C$79.01 and a 12 month high of C$101.83.
Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd. The company reported C$0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of C$0.70 by C$0.01. The company had revenue of C$1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of C$1.42 billion. Waste Connections had a net margin of 27.23% and a return on equity of 20.62%.
The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 16th were given a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, May 15th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.72%. This is an increase from Waste Connections’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
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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