Zacks Rating on Waste Connections (WCN)

Waste Connections (WCN) : 12 analysts are covering Waste Connections (WCN) and their average rating on the stock is 1.58, which is read as a Buy. 8 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Waste Connections (WCN) also receives 1 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 3, which recommends a Hold affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. A total of 3 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.

Waste Connections (WCN) : The highest short term price target forecast on Waste Connections (WCN) is $87 and the lowest target price is $78. A total of 8 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $83.63 with a standard deviation of $3.25.


Shares of Waste Connections, Inc. rose by 0.71% in the last five trading days and 5.45% for the last 4 weeks. Waste Connections, Inc. is up 11.52% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 39.18%. Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $78.28 with an intraday high of $78.615. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $77.62. However, the stock managed to close at $77.88, a loss of 0.54% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $78.3. The total traded volume of the day was 786,311 shares.

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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