Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) is expected to pay $0.18 on Nov 21, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $0.72. Shareholders owning the stock before Nov 3, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Waste Connections, Inc.’s current price of $75.13, the dividend is 0.24%. This dividend’s record date is Nov 7, 2016 and the announcement date is Oct 27, 2016. About 24,064 shares traded hands. Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) has risen 15.70% since March 31, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.18% the S&P500.
Waste Connections Inc, formerly Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd, is a Canada waste management company. The company has a market cap of $13.10 billion. The Firm provides waste collection, recycling and disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential clients in over 10 states in the United States, and the District of Columbia, and in over six Canadian provinces. It has a 38.3 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions: the East, the West and the North.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.01 in Q2 2016. Its down 1.58, from 1.59 in 2016Q1. The ratio dived, as 291 funds sold all Waste Connections Inc (USA) shares owned while 5 reduced positions. 2 funds bought stakes while 1 increased positions. They now own 4.20 million shares or 96.52% less from 120.73 million shares in 2016Q1.
Bamco Inc Ny holds 0.82% of its portfolio in Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) for 2.15 million shares. Columbia Asset Mgmt has 0.35% invested in the company for 14,835 shares. Jaffetilchin Investment Prns Llc holds 0.14% or 6,318 shares in its portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Can, a Manitoba – Canada-based fund reported 73,921 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Company last reported 121 shares in the company. Yorktown Management & Research last reported 0.1% of its portfolio in the stock. Ferguson Wellman Cap Mngmt has 3,000 shares for 0.01% of their US portfolio. Pictet Asset Mgmt last reported 1.19 million shares in the company. King Luther Mgmt last reported 0.48% of its portfolio in the stock. Gulf Intl Comml Bank (Uk) Ltd holds 52,831 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Moreover, Frontier Invest Co has 0.11% invested in Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) for 12,454 shares.
Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) Ratings Coverage
Out of 15 analysts covering Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN), 13 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 87% are positive. Waste Connections has been the topic of 31 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. BB&T Capital downgraded Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) on Monday, March 14 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Wednesday, July 29 with “Outperform”. JP Morgan initiated Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) on Thursday, December 17 with “Overweight” rating. On Monday, December 14 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the shares of WCN in a report on Tuesday, March 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, June 2. Imperial Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $80 target price in Friday, June 17 report. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, May 27. The stock of Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) earned “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Friday, April 29. Imperial Capital maintained Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) on Friday, August 5 with “Outperform” rating.
More important recent Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Goldman Initiates Environmental Service Sector At Neutral, Favors Waste …” on November 01, 2016, also Reuters.com published article titled: “Waste Connections to buy Canada’s Progressive Waste for $2.67 billion”, Benzinga.com published: “Benzinga’s Top Initiations” on November 01, 2016. More interesting news about Waste Connections Inc (USA) (NYSE:WCN) was released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Advanced Disposal Services At The Top Of The Heap In The Garbage Sector” with publication date: October 31, 2016.
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