Insider Selling: Waste Connections Inc (WCN) Director Sells 700 Shares of Stock

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) Director Robert H. Davis sold 700 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$71.72, for a total transaction of C$50,204.00.

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) traded down 1.27% on Wednesday, reaching $89.99. 265,047 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $87.56 and its 200 day moving average price is $84.28. Waste Connections Inc has a 12 month low of $65.89 and a 12 month high of $94.86. The company has a market cap of $23.71 billion and a PE ratio of 76.52.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be issued a $0.175 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.77%. This is a boost from Waste Connections’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.12.

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Several research analysts recently issued reports on WCN shares. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their target price on shares of Waste Connections to C$95.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC cut their target price on shares of Waste Connections from C$96.00 to C$90.00 and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. TD Securities increased their target price on shares of Waste Connections to C$91.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. increased their target price on shares of Waste Connections from C$72.00 to C$76.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Waste Connections presently 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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