Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 28th, Zacks reports. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 10th will be given a dividend of 0.205 per share on Wednesday, November 25th. This represents a $0.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, November 9th.
Shares of Waste Connections stock traded down C$0.03 during trading on Friday, reaching C$131.62. 83,469 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 389,463. The company has a quick ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 1.45 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 77.07. The stock’s fifty day moving average is C$135.51 and its 200 day moving average is C$130.26. The firm has a market cap of $34.61 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 168.14. Waste Connections has a 1 year low of C$100.55 and a 1 year high of C$141.49.
Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, August 6th. The company reported C$0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of C$0.75 by C$0.08. The firm had revenue of C$1.81 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$1.76 billion. Equities analysts forecast that Waste Connections will post 2.81 earnings per share for the current year.
In related news, Senior Officer James M. Little sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of C$134.58, for a total value of C$672,883.86. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 22,014 shares of the company’s stock, valued at C$2,962,573.06.
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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