Stifel Nicolaus Maintains Their Buy Rating on Waste Connections (WCN)

In a report issued on July 22, Michael E. Hoffman from Stifel Nicolaus maintained a Buy rating on Waste Connections (WCNResearch Report), with a price target of $144.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $126.26.

According to, Hoffman is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 13.1% and a 59.5% success rate. Hoffman covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as Terminix Global Holdings, Heritage-Crystal Clean, and Republic Services.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Waste Connections is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $150.38, a 18.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 15, Oppenheimer also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $135.00 price target.

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Based on Waste Connections’ latest earnings release for the quarter ending March 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $1.65 billion and net profit of $180 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.4 billion and had a net profit of $160 million.

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Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated solid waste management services company. It provides waste collection, waste disposal, transfer, and recycling services in the US and Canada.

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