Waste Connections - WCN Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: C$192.10
  • Forecasted Upside: -15.37%
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 3 Hold Ratings
  • 2 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
C$226.99
▼ -0.87 (-0.38%)

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Analyst Price Target for WCN

Analyst Price Target is C$192.10
▼ -15.37% Downside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Waste Connections in the last 3 months. The average price target is C$192.10, with a high forecast of C$235.00 and a low forecast of C$146.50. The average price target represents a -15.37% upside from the last price of C$226.99.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 5 contributing investment analysts is to hold stock in Waste Connections. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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11/1/2022
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1/30/2023
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4/30/2023
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7/29/2023
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10/27/2023
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1/25/2024
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3/25/2024
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4/24/2024

Latest Recommendations

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Display Ratings By
DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/15/2024Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformC$169.00 ➝ C$182.00
2/15/2024ATB CapitalDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformC$200.00 ➝ C$235.00
2/14/2024Atb Cap MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform
12/12/2023CIBCBoost TargetOutperformC$156.00 ➝ C$167.00
12/12/2023ScotiabankBoost TargetSector PerformC$141.00 ➝ C$146.50
10/27/2023UBS GroupBoost TargetC$223.00 ➝ C$230.00
10/10/2023ScotiabankLower TargetSector PerformC$155.00 ➝ C$145.00
4/28/2023ATB CapitalBoost TargetC$210.00 ➝ C$215.00
2/17/2023Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformC$148.00 ➝ C$150.00
2/17/2023ATB CapitalUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformC$200.00 ➝ C$210.00
2/17/2023BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageBuyC$153.00
2/16/2023Atb Cap MarketsUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform
1/10/2023UBS GroupBoost TargetC$200.00 ➝ C$219.00
11/4/2022ATB CapitalBoost TargetC$180.00 ➝ C$200.00
11/4/2022BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageBuyC$150.00
8/4/2022Atb Cap MarketsUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform
8/4/2022ATB CapitalBoost TargetOutperformC$170.00 ➝ C$180.00
6/22/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetBuyC$138.00
5/5/2022Veritas Investment ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Reduce
5/4/2022Atb Cap MarketsReiterated RatingSector Perform
4/7/2022ScotiabankDowngradeHoldC$135.00
3/23/2022OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuyC$144.00
3/1/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageBuyC$147.00
2/18/2022ATB CapitalBoost TargetOutperformC$165.00 ➝ C$170.00
2/18/2022BMO Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageBuyC$142.00
1/5/2022Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyC$158.00
10/29/2021ATB CapitalBoost TargetNeutralC$155.00 ➝ C$165.00
10/28/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$139.00
8/6/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperformC$168.00
4/30/2021ATB CapitalReiterated RatingNAC$155.00
4/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector PerformC$158.00
2/23/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$113.00
2/19/2021ATB CapitalLower TargetC$145.00 ➝ C$140.00
8/10/2020ATB CapitalBoost TargetC$135.00 ➝ C$145.00
5/7/2020AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingSector Perform
4/8/2020UBS GroupLower TargetC$156.00 ➝ C$146.00
3/4/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetC$140.00 ➝ C$157.00
2/28/2020OppenheimerUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform
10/18/2019KeyCorpUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Overweight
7/31/2019Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetOutperformC$102.00 ➝ C$100.00
4/25/2019AltaCorp CapitalDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform
(Data available from 4/24/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

-0.48 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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9/27/2023
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10/27/2023
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11/26/2023
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12/26/2023
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1/25/2024
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2/24/2024
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3/25/2024
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4/24/2024

Current Sentiment

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Waste Connections logo
Waste Connections, Inc. provides non-hazardous waste collection, transfer, disposal, and resource recovery services in the United States and Canada. It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and exploration and production (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 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. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Woodbridge, Canada.
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Today's Range

Now: C$226.99
Low: C$226.67
High: C$228.85

50 Day Range

MA: C$228.44
Low: C$222.18
High: C$233.46

52 Week Range

Now: C$226.99
Low: C$174.74
High: C$234.79

Volume

169,361 shs

Average Volume

237,125 shs

Market Capitalization

C$58.57 billion

P/E Ratio

56.33

Dividend Yield

0.67%

Beta

0.66

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued stock ratings on Waste Connections in the last year: Atb Cap Markets, ATB Capital, CIBC, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Waste Connections?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Waste Connections in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is C$192.10, suggesting a possible downside of 15.4%. ATB Capital has the highest price target set, predicting WCN will reach C$235.00 in the next twelve months. Scotiabank has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of C$146.50 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 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in WCN, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Waste Connections' investor relations team?

Waste Connections' physical mailing address is 610 Applewood Cres Suite 200, CONCORD, ON L4K 0E3, Canada. The company's listed phone number is +1-905-5327510. The official website for Waste Connections is www.wasteconnections.com. Learn More about contacing Waste Connections investor relations.