Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) Director Ronald J. Mittelstaedt sold 45,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$73.32, for a total value of C$3,299,400.00.
Shares of Waste Connections stock traded down C$0.69 during trading on Monday, reaching C$95.63. The company had a trading volume of 213,704 shares, compared to its average volume of 388,803. Waste Connections Inc has a 12 month low of C$76.08 and a 12 month high of C$97.24. The stock has a market cap of $24,810.00, a PE ratio of 34.52 and a beta of -0.22.
Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 14th. The company reported C$0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of C$0.62 by C$0.04. The business had revenue of C$1.47 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$1.42 billion. Waste Connections had a return on equity of 20.62% and a net margin of 27.23%.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 14th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 28th were paid a $0.172 dividend. This represents a $0.69 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, February 27th. Waste Connections’s payout ratio is presently 17.92%.
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About Waste Connections
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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