Barclays Believes Waste Connections Inc (NYSE: WCN) Still Has Room to Grow

By Carrie Williams

Barclays analyst Jon Windham maintained a Buy rating on Waste Connections Inc (NYSE: WCN) on June 20 and set a price target of $68. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $65.12, close to its 52-week high of $67.06.

According to, Windham is a 1-star analyst with an average return of -0.5% and a 57.1% success rate. Windham covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Advanced Disposal Services Inc, Republic Services, and Waste Management.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Waste Connections Inc is Strong Buy and the average price target is $86.17, representing a 32.3% upside.

In a report released yesterday, Oppenheimer also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $70 price target.

The company has a one year high of $67.06 and a one year low of $45.51. Currently, Waste Connections Inc has an average volume of 567K.

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Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated municipal solid waste services company, which provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the U.S. and Canada. It also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. The company was founded by Ronald J. Mittelstaedt on September 9, 1997 and is headquartered in Vaughan, Canada.,0G9D7R-E