Analyst Price Target Update on Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN)

Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN): The mean estimate for the short term price target for Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) stands at $69.69 according to 10 Analysts. The higher price target estimate for the stock has been calculated at $82 while the lower price target estimate is at $57.

Many analysts have stated their opinion on the company shares. RBC Capital initiates coverage on Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN). The rating major has initiated the coverage with outperform rating on the shares. The Analysts at RBC Capital announces a current price target of $82 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on June 6, 2016. For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

On the companys insider trading activities, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Little James, (Sr. Vice President Engineering) of Waste Connections, Inc., had unloaded 3,000 shares at an average price of $70.6 in a transaction dated on June 6, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $211,800.

Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) stock ended Monday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 1.18 points or 1.61% at $72.32 with 1,539,712 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $72.65, the shares hit an intraday low of $71.79 and an intraday high of $72.94 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $8,875 million and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 122,717,727 shares. The 52-week high of Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) is $74.23 and the 52-week low is $45.7.

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.

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