Waste Connections Inc (TSE:WCN) insider Patrick J. Shea sold 11,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$75.07, for a total value of C$863,305.00.
Shares of WCN traded up C$0.97 on Thursday, reaching C$99.90. The stock had a trading volume of 195,595 shares, compared to its average volume of 311,289. Waste Connections Inc has a twelve month low of C$79.01 and a twelve month high of C$101.83.
Waste Connections (TSE:WCN) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, May 2nd. The company reported C$0.71 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of C$0.70 by C$0.01. Waste Connections had a return on equity of 20.62% and a net margin of 27.23%. The firm had revenue of C$1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of C$1.42 billion.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 30th. Investors of record on Wednesday, May 16th were given a $0.18 dividend. This is a positive change from Waste Connections’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, May 15th.
About Waste Connections
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.
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