Waste Connections Inc (WCN) Raises Dividend to $0.21 Per Share

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 13th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of 0.21 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. This is an increase from Waste Connections’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.21.

TSE WCN traded down C$0.19 on Friday, reaching C$109.63. The stock had a trading volume of 231,900 shares, compared to its average volume of 290,516. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 64.75, a current ratio of 1.27 and a quick ratio of 1.09. Waste Connections has a 1 year low of C$89.12 and a 1 year high of C$112.77. The company has a market capitalization of $28.34 billion and a P/E ratio of 52.96.

Separately, BMO Capital Markets boosted their target price on Waste Connections from C$86.00 to C$88.00 in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st.

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Waste Connections Company Profile

Waste Connections, Inc 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, mixed paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals.

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Dividend History for Waste Connections (TSE:WCN)

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