Waste Connections’s Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Wunderlich (WCN)
Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by research analysts at Wunderlich in a report released on Wednesday. They currently have a $52.00 price target on the stock. Wunderlich’s target price would suggest a potential upside of 8.54% from the company’s current price.
Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) traded down 0.08% on Wednesday, hitting $47.91. 523,365 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Waste Connections has a one year low of $39.69 and a one year high of $49.06. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $47.21 and a 200-day moving average of $44.20. The company has a market cap of $5.938 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 29.42.
Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) last posted its quarterly earnings results 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. Analysts expect that Waste Connections will post $2.01 EPS 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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