Insider Buying: Waste Connections Inc (WCN) Director Buys 800 Shares of Stock

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) Director Susan Lee bought 800 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 6th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of C$130.37 per share, with a total value of C$104,296.00.

Susan Lee also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, May 16th, Susan Lee purchased 600 shares of Waste Connections stock. The stock was bought at an average price of C$124.78 per share, for a total transaction of C$74,868.00.

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) traded down 0.32% on Friday, reaching $131.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 9,828,882 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $23.00 billion and a P/E ratio of 101.31. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $127.48 and a 200 day moving average price of $114.86. Waste Connections Inc has a 52 week low of $89.16 and a 52 week high of $133.41.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 24th were given a $0.18 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, May 8th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.55%.

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Several analysts have weighed in on the company. Raymond James Financial, Inc. dropped their price target on Waste Connections from C$100.00 to C$87.00 in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price target on Waste Connections from C$90.00 to C$95.00 in a report on Thursday, February 23rd. Barclays PLC boosted their price objective on Waste Connections from C$120.00 to C$133.00 in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. TD Securities boosted their price objective on Waste Connections to C$136.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, April 28th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Waste Connections in a research note on Tuesday.

Waste Connections Company Profile

Waste Connections, Inc is a solid waste services company in North America. The Company provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in markets in the United States and Canada. The Company operates through six segments: Southern segment, Western segment, Eastern segment, Canada segment, Central segment and E&P segment.

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