Waste Connections Inc (WCN) Increases Dividend to $0.18 Per Share

Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 25th, Zacks reports. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 8th will be paid a dividend of 0.175 per share on Wednesday, November 22nd. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 7th. This is a boost from Waste Connections’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.12.

Shares of Waste Connections (TSE WCN) opened at C$90.05 on Wednesday. Waste Connections has a 12-month low of C$66.36 and a 12-month high of C$94.86.

In other Waste Connections news, Director Robert H. Davis sold 700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of C$71.72, for a total transaction of C$50,204.00.

Several equities research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of Waste Connections to C$102.50 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. TD Securities raised their price objective on shares of Waste Connections to C$91.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Barclays PLC decreased their price objective on shares of Waste Connections from C$96.00 to C$90.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Raymond James Financial, Inc. lifted their price target on shares of Waste Connections from C$72.00 to C$76.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of C$88.92.

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Waste Connections Company Profile

Waste Connections, Inc, a solid waste services company, provides waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through six segments: Southern, Western, Eastern, Canada, Central, and Exploration and Production (E&P). It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and E&P customers; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals.

Dividend History for Waste Connections (TSE:WCN)

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