Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 1.85 by 13 Brokerage Firm. 7 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 5 Brokerage Firms have advised hold.
Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. RBC Capital initiates coverage on Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN). The shares have now been rated Outperform by the stock experts at the ratings house. RBC Capital announces the current price target of $82 per share on Waste Connections . The rating by the firm was issued on June 6, 2016.
Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN): The stock price is expected to reach $ 73.09 in the short term. The number of analysts agreeing with this consensus is 11. The higher estimate for the short term price target is at $83 while the lower estimate is at $58. The standard deviation of the price stands at $8.33.
Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Tuesday as its shares dropped 0.86% or 0.61 points. After the session commenced at $71.05, the stock reached the higher end at $71.32 while it hit a low of $70.14. With the volume soaring to 1,411,910 shares, the last trade was called at $70.44. The company has a 52-week high of $74.23. The company has a market cap of $8,644 million and there are 122,717,727 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $45.7.
Waste Connections Inc. has dropped 3.37% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 0.3% in the last 4 weeks. Waste Connections Inc. is up 8.45% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 25.63%.
Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated municipal solid waste (MSW) services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services. It provides non-hazardous exploration and production (E&P), waste treatment, recovery and disposal services. The Company operates in four segments: Western, Central, Eastern and E&P. The Companys Western segment consists of locations in Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and western Wyoming. The Companys Central segment consists of locations in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and eastern Wyoming. The Companys Eastern segment consists of locations in Alabama, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. The Companys E&P segment consists of its E&P operations in Louisiana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming and Gulf of Mexico.