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Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN)’s share price hit a new 52-week high during trading on Friday , Stock Ratings reports. The stock traded as high as $48.21 and last traded at $48.05, with a volume of 268,360 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $47.81.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $45.91 and its 200-day moving average is $43.75. The company has a market cap of $5.933 billion and a P/E ratio of 29.33.

Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 21st. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $481.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $473.71 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.37 earnings per share. Waste Connections’s revenue was up 7.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Waste Connections will post $2.01 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Waste Connections, Inc (NYSE:WCN) is an integrated municipal solid waste (MSW), services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in the United States.

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