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Waste Connections Inc (WCN.TO)

WCN.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

94.31CAD
23 Apr 2018
Change (% chg)

$0.31 (+0.33%)
Prev Close
$94.00
Open
$94.13
Day's High
$95.04
Day's Low
$93.79
Volume
296,366
Avg. Vol
351,932
52-wk High
$97.24
52-wk Low
$79.01

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 7 1,227.78 1,240.00 1,204.30 1,164.04
Quarter Ending Sep-18 7 1,279.00 1,299.74 1,264.60 1,203.46
Year Ending Dec-18 10 4,872.29 4,950.04 4,825.00 4,701.06
Year Ending Dec-19 10 5,162.20 5,500.72 5,029.00 4,925.53
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Jun-18 8 0.62 0.67 0.55 0.59
Quarter Ending Sep-18 8 0.69 0.73 0.59 0.64
Year Ending Dec-18 10 2.52 2.71 2.20 2.35
Year Ending Dec-19 10 2.80 3.00 2.48 2.67
LT Growth Rate (%) 4 10.30 13.70 8.10 17.85
Sales and Profit Figures in US Dollar (USD);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 33.67 27.97 25.31
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 49.01 41.27 43.98
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 21.01 18.36 14.25
Beta -0.07 0.67 1.00
Price to Sales (TTM) 4.19 3.49 8.64
Price to Book (MRQ) 3.09 2.48 2.94
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) 38.87 25.91 3.47
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 16.05 15.76 14.33
% Owned Institutions 66.23 9.20 1.87

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield 0.76 1.51 1.51
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 1.50 1.74 1.49
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate -9.15 7.22 6.26
Payout Ratio(TTM) 22.88 38.47 23.34

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 10.35 13.94 30.74
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 37.16 8.68 39.06
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 19.54 3.55 9.24
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 267.08 33.15 1,841,026.18
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 111.10 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 14.18 5.32 12.33
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 13.83 11.94 8.07

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) -- 2.37 1.77
Current Ratio (MRQ) 1.47 2.72 2.16
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 62.21 30.15 70.31
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 62.70 38.29 87.95
Interest Coverage (TTM) 5.24 4.77 55.83

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 41.59 31.52 29.75
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 39.98 31.22 26.96
EBITD Margin (TTM) 30.58 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 27.84 13.30 16.88
Operating Margin (TTM) 13.54 8.85 11.31
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.69 5.87 12.29
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 10.98 8.35 12.26
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.76 5.39 10.98
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 12.47 5.66 8.59
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 8.54 2.09 7.68
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) -13.55 25.66 29.70
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.48 38.48 29.70

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 389,242 27,000,227 794,161,029
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 48,538 1,805,354 50,174,367
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 8.91 5.77 5.68
Inventory Turnover (TTM) -- 17.26 72.67
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.40 0.82 0.67

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 5.00 6.01 5.60
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.13 4.39 4.33
Return on Investment (TTM) 5.34 7.47 8.50
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.47 6.00 6.19
Return on Equity (TTM) 9.68 10.15 13.81
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.12 7.27 10.84
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 37.16 32.09 19.54
EPS (TTM) % 104.56 12.68 14.18
Dividend % 17.07 -17.62 -9.15
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for Waste Connections Inc

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week 1.29 -0.36 53 81
13 Week 4.46 9.81 72 37
26 Week 5.49 7.55 63 57
52 Week 16.42 16.89 64 62
YTD 5.78 10.25 65 32
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 91.69%
# of Holders: 594
Total Shares Held: 241,562,231
3 Mo. Net Change: 2,331,020
# New Positions: 7
# Closed Positions: 7
# Increased Positions: 45
# Reduced Positions: 41
# Net Buyers: 4
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