NYSE:WCN - Waste Connections Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $124.80
  • Forecasted Upside: -0.06 %
  • Number of Analysts: 12
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 11 Buy Ratings
  • 1 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for WCN

Analyst Price Target is $124.80
▼ -0.06% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 12 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Waste Connections in the last 3 months. The average price target is $124.80, with a high forecast of $136.00 and a low forecast of $108.00. The average price target represents a -0.06% upside from the last price of $124.87.

This chart shows the closing price for WCN for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 12 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Waste Connections. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 13 buy ratings
  • 2 hold ratings
  • 0 sell ratings
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  • 0 hold ratings
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  • 1 hold ratings
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  • 1 hold ratings
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  • 1 hold ratings
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  • 1 hold ratings
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  • 0 hold ratings
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  • 0 hold ratings
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Latest Recommendations

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  • 11 buy ratings
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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/26/2021Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$136.00 ➝ $124.54Low
7/21/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$115.00 ➝ $136.00Low
7/16/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$126.00 ➝ $128.00High
7/13/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$131.00 ➝ $135.00Low
7/7/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $134.00Medium
5/3/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
4/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$113.00 ➝ $129.00Low
4/30/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$120.00 ➝ $131.00Medium
4/30/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$132.00 ➝ $136.00Medium
4/12/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$120.00 ➝ $132.00Low
4/7/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$124.00Medium
3/29/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$118.00 ➝ $120.00Low
2/19/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$116.00 ➝ $113.00Low
1/8/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$118.00 ➝ $120.00Low
1/6/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$119.00 ➝ $120.00N/A
12/9/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$115.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
10/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$122.00 ➝ $124.00Low
10/30/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweight$120.00 ➝ $119.00Low
10/30/2020Raymond JamesLower Price TargetStrong-Buy$116.00 ➝ $115.00Low
10/13/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$120.00Low
9/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$103.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
9/17/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/10/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$109.00 ➝ $112.00Low
8/10/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$114.00 ➝ $116.00Low
8/10/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$106.00 ➝ $118.00Medium
8/10/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
8/7/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$108.00 ➝ $116.00Medium
7/29/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$106.00 ➝ $114.00Low
7/20/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $115.00Low
7/13/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$98.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
7/10/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$104.00 ➝ $106.00Low
7/9/2020OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$98.00High
5/11/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$96.00 ➝ $105.00Low
5/8/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$94.00 ➝ $106.00Low
5/8/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$98.00 ➝ $106.00Low
5/7/2020AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingSector PerformLow
5/6/2020OppenheimerInitiated CoverageBuy$96.00High
5/4/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetBuy$116.00 ➝ $96.00High
4/27/2020OppenheimerLower Price TargetOutperform$107.00 ➝ $96.00Medium
4/20/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$115.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
4/8/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetBuy$156.00 ➝ $146.00Low
3/31/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperform$110.00 ➝ $100.00Low
3/13/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$94.00High
3/5/2020KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$115.00Medium
2/28/2020OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformHigh
2/14/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $111.00Low
2/14/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetBuy$106.00 ➝ $116.00Medium
2/14/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$109.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
2/14/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$106.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
2/13/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$98.00 ➝ $112.00Low
1/23/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$96.00 ➝ $98.00Low
1/17/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageBuy$106.00Low
1/13/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$104.00 ➝ $105.00Low
12/15/2019Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$100.00Low
11/27/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$106.00N/A
11/21/2019Jefferies Financial GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$106.00 ➝ $106.00Low
10/22/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$106.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
10/18/2019CIBCSet Price TargetBuy$99.00N/A
9/23/2019Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetBuy$105.00High
9/3/2019MacquarieInitiated CoverageBuy$100.00Low
8/7/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$98.00Medium
7/31/2019BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$105.00Low
7/31/2019Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetBuy$100.00Low
7/31/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$105.00 ➝ $106.00High
7/18/2019CIBCReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
7/18/2019OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
7/15/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$106.00Low
4/26/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$90.00 ➝ $104.00Low
4/26/2019TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHold$88.00 ➝ $94.00Low
4/26/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy ➝ Strong-Buy$102.00 ➝ $105.00Low
4/26/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$92.00 ➝ $101.00Low
4/25/2019AltaCorp CapitalDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
4/25/2019Bank of AmericaReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$88.00 ➝ $98.00Medium
4/25/2019Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$88.00 ➝ $105.00Low
4/23/2019ScotiabankInitiated CoverageSector Outperform ➝ Outperform$89.25Low
4/11/2019Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$88.00Low
4/4/2019UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$96.00 ➝ $100.00Low
2/15/2019TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHold$87.00 ➝ $88.00Low
2/15/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$85.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
2/14/2019Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $88.00Medium
2/4/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$94.00Low
12/4/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeBuy$94.00Low
11/28/2018TD SecuritiesSet Price TargetHold$87.00Low
10/31/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$84.00 ➝ $85.00Low
10/31/2018UBS GroupSet Price TargetBuy$90.00Low
10/31/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$86.00 ➝ $88.00Low
10/31/2018OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$87.00Medium
7/26/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$82.00 ➝ $84.00Low
7/26/2018TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHold$79.00 ➝ $83.00Low
7/26/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$80.00 ➝ $86.00Low
6/29/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$82.00 ➝ $84.00Low
5/4/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$80.00 ➝ $82.00Low
5/4/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $82.00Low
4/5/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Buy$79.00 ➝ $80.00Low
3/15/2018UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$91.00Low
2/20/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
2/16/2018Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$82.00 ➝ $80.00N/A
1/4/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$85.00Low
12/28/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy$80.00Low
12/22/2017Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$80.00Low
12/11/2017BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageOutperform$79.00Low
10/31/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetOutperform$75.00 ➝ $82.00N/A
10/27/2017OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$74.00 ➝ $78.00N/A
10/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$76.00 ➝ $80.00N/A
10/27/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHold$73.00 ➝ $74.00N/A
10/27/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingBuy$78.00N/A
10/13/2017KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$72.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
10/4/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $80.00High
8/29/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuy$75.00Low
8/7/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$70.00 ➝ $76.00Low
7/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$75.00Low
7/27/2017Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$74.00 ➝ $75.00Low
7/27/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHold$67.00 ➝ $73.00Low
7/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$74.00 ➝ $76.00Low
7/26/2017BarclaysSet Price TargetBuy$68.00 ➝ $70.00Low
6/23/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$68.00 ➝ $74.00Low
6/23/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$64.00 ➝ $70.00Low
6/23/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingBuy$75.00Low
6/23/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$68.00Low
6/21/2017Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$66.50 ➝ $75.00Low
6/19/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetOutperform$102.00Low
4/28/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/28/2017TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetHold$66.67 ➝ $63.33High
4/28/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$68.00 ➝ $63.33High
4/28/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$62.00 ➝ $76.67Low
3/3/2017BarclaysReiterated RatingBuy$62.67N/A
2/23/2017WedbushBoost Price TargetPositive$62.00N/A
2/22/2017WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$56.67 ➝ $62.00N/A
1/13/2017OppenheimerSet Price TargetBuy$56.00N/A
1/6/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$54.67 ➝ $56.00N/A
1/4/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$60.00N/A
1/4/2017WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$56.67N/A
12/19/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$56.67 ➝ $60.00N/A
12/9/2016KeyCorpUpgradeSector Weight ➝ Overweight$56.67N/A
11/1/2016The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$60.00N/A
10/23/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$75.33 ➝ $79.00N/A
10/21/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$60.00 ➝ $57.33N/A
8/25/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform$59.33N/A
8/10/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$52.00N/A
8/9/2016BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$49.33 ➝ $57.33N/A
8/5/2016GabelliUpgradeHold ➝ BuyN/A
8/5/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperform$54.67 ➝ $57.33N/A
8/5/2016OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$50.00 ➝ $54.67N/A
8/5/2016Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$54.67 ➝ $57.33N/A
8/5/2016WedbushReiterated RatingOutperform$51.33 ➝ $53.33N/A
8/5/2016Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$53.33 ➝ $56.67N/A
(Data available from 7/28/2016 forward)
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Waste Connections, Inc. provides waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through five segments: Southern, Western, Eastern, Canada, Central, and Corporate. 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, mixed paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals. The company also owns and operates transfer stations that receive compact and/or load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities through truck, rail, or barge; and intermodal services for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. In addition, it provides E&P waste treatment, recovery, and disposal services for waste resulting from oil and natural gas exploration and production activity, such as drilling fluids, drill cuttings, completion fluids, and flowback water; production wastes and produced water during a well's operating life; contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation; and substances, which require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, the company offers leasing services to its customers. As of December 31, 2020, it owned 311 solid waste collection operations; 132 transfer stations; 57 municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills; 12 E&P waste landfills; 13 non-MSW landfills; 68 recycling operations; 4 intermodal operations; 23 E&P liquid waste injection wells; and 19 E&P waste treatment and oil recovery facilities. It also operated an additional 53 transfer stations, 9 MSW landfills, and 2 intermodal operations. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Vaughan, Canada.
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Today's Range

Now: $124.87
Low: $124.37
High: $125.03

50 Day Range

MA: $121.24
Low: $118.19
High: $124.85

52 Week Range

Now: $124.87
Low: $97.02
High: $125.38


8,366 shs

Average Volume

917,651 shs

Market Capitalization

$32.53 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Waste Connections?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued stock ratings on Waste Connections in the last twelve months: BMO Capital Markets, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Jefferies Financial Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, Stifel Nicolaus, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Waste Connections?

12 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Waste Connections in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $124.80, suggesting a possible downside of 0.1%. KeyCorp has the highest price target set, predicting WCN will reach $136.00 in the next twelve months. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $108.00 for Waste Connections in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Waste Connections?

Waste Connections currently has 11 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe WCN will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Waste Connections.
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How do I contact Waste Connections' investor relations team?

Waste Connections' physical mailing address is 610 APPLEWOOD CRESCENT SUITE 200, VAUGHAN A6, L4K 0C3. The business services provider's listed phone number is 905-532-7510 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Waste Connections is www.wasteconnections.com.