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Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN)

NYSE - Nasdaq Real-time price. Currency in USD
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168.66+1.58 (+0.95%)
As of 01:15PM EDT. Market open.
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Valuation measures4

Market cap (intra-day) 43.10B
Enterprise value 51.09B
Trailing P/E 54.42
Forward P/E 25.58
PEG ratio (5-yr expected) N/A
Price/sales (ttm)5.27
Price/book (mrq)5.53
Enterprise value/revenue 6.23
Enterprise value/EBITDA 21.95

Trading information

Stock price history

Beta (5Y monthly) 0.69
52-week change 321.48%
S&P500 52-week change 323.23%
52-week high 3173.03
52-week low 3126.12
50-day moving average 3165.65
200-day moving average 3152.21

Share statistics

Avg vol (3-month) 3811.79k
Avg vol (10-day) 31.06M
Shares outstanding 5257.96M
Implied shares outstanding 6259.61M
Float 8257.03M
% held by insiders 10.22%
% held by institutions 189.08%
Shares short (15 May 2024) 4954.59k
Short ratio (15 May 2024) 40.98
Short % of float (15 May 2024) 40.42%
Short % of shares outstanding (15 May 2024) 40.37%
Shares short (prior month 15 Apr 2024) 41.11M

Dividends & splits

Forward annual dividend rate 41.14
Forward annual dividend yield 40.68%
Trailing annual dividend rate 31.08
Trailing annual dividend yield 30.65%
5-year average dividend yield 40.70
Payout ratio 435.18%
Dividend date 323 May 2024
Ex-dividend date 407 May 2024
Last split factor 23:2
Last split date 319 June 2017

Financial highlights

Fiscal year

Fiscal year ends 31 Dec 2023
Most-recent quarter (mrq)31 Mar 2024


Profit margin 9.70%
Operating margin (ttm)18.17%

Management effectiveness

Return on assets (ttm)4.82%
Return on equity (ttm)10.57%

Income statement

Revenue (ttm)8.19B
Revenue per share (ttm)31.80
Quarterly revenue growth (yoy)9.10%
Gross profit (ttm)N/A
Net income avi to common (ttm)795.04M
Diluted EPS (ttm)3.07
Quarterly earnings growth (yoy)16.30%

Balance sheet

Total cash (mrq)130.49M
Total cash per share (mrq)0.51
Total debt (mrq)8.11B
Total debt/equity (mrq)104.12%
Current ratio (mrq)0.75
Book value per share (mrq)30.19

Cash flow statement

Operating cash flow (ttm)2.17B
Levered free cash flow (ttm)1.02B