Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) Director Robert H. Davis sold 700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$71.72, for a total transaction of C$50,204.00.
Shares of Waste Connections Inc (WCN) traded down C$0.98 during midday trading on Friday, hitting C$88.89. The company had a trading volume of 316,300 shares.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 22nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be given a $0.175 dividend. This is an increase from Waste Connections’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.12. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.79%.
WCN has been the topic of a number of research reports. Barclays PLC lowered 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 report on Thursday, July 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada increased their price target on Waste Connections to C$95.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. TD Securities increased their price target on Waste Connections to C$91.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. increased their price target on Waste Connections from C$72.00 to C$76.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of C$88.92.
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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