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Waste Connections Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

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Analyst price target for WCN

Based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Waste Connections Inc.
Min Forecast
$146.00+2.95%
Avg Forecast
$152.43+7.49%
Max Forecast
$163.00+14.94%

Should I buy or sell WCN stock?

Based on 7 analysts offering ratings for Waste Connections Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
5 analysts 71.43%
Buy
2 analysts 28.57%
Hold
0 analysts 0%
Sell
0 analysts 0%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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WCN stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
Morgan Stanley
Bottom 4%
4
Strong BuyMaintains$163.00+14.94%2022-09-27
Deutsche Bank
Bottom 16%
16
Strong BuyMaintains$154.00+8.60%2022-08-09
Raymond James
Top 6%
95
Strong BuyMaintains$155.00+9.30%2022-08-05
BMO Capital
Top 17%
84
BuyMaintains$151.00+6.48%2022-08-04
RBC Capital
Top 21%
80
BuyMaintains$152.00+7.19%2022-08-04
Morgan Stanley
Top 30%
71
Strong BuyMaintains$146.00+2.95%2022-07-20
Anonymous
Morgan Stanley
Strong BuyMaintains$150.00+5.78%2022-05-05
ScotiaBank
HoldDowngrades$135.00-4.80%2022-04-07
KeyBanc
Top 2%
99
Strong BuyMaintains$146.00+2.95%2021-10-21

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Forecast return on equity

Is WCN forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
N/A
Industry
0.02%
Market
122.06%

Forecast return on assets

Is WCN forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
N/A
Industry
0%

WCN earnings per share forecast

What is WCN's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$3.75+41.51%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$4.29+61.89%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$4.77+80%
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WCN revenue forecast

What is WCN's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$7.2B+7.11%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$7.8B+17.3%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$8.4B+25.67%
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WCN earnings growth forecast

How is WCN forecast to perform vs Waste Management companies and vs the US market?
Company
21.85%
Industry
12.62%
Market
16.88%
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WCN revenue growth forecast

How is WCN forecast to perform vs Waste Management companies and vs the US market?
Company
8.06%
Industry
7.89%
Market
8.53%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

WCN vs Waste Management Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
WCN$141.81$152.43+7.49%Strong Buy
RSG$141.17$153.29+8.58%Strong Buy
GFL$27.28$41.67+52.74%Strong Buy
CLH$119.13$134.00+12.48%Strong Buy
SRCL$44.51$71.00+59.51%Buy

Waste Connections Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Waste Connections Stock a good buy in 2022, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 7 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: WCN) stock is to Strong Buy WCN stock.

Out of 7 analysts, 5 (71.43%) are recommending WCN as a Strong Buy, 2 (28.57%) are recommending WCN as a Buy, 0 (0%) are recommending WCN as a Hold, 0 (0%) are recommending WCN as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending WCN as a Strong Sell.

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What is WCN's earnings growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: WCN) Waste Connections's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 21.85% is forecast to beat the US Waste Management industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 12.62%, and and it is also forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.88%.

Waste Connections's earnings in 2022 is $685,090,000.On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast WCN's earnings for 2022 to be $964,429,973, with the lowest WCN earnings forecast at $954,142,719, and the highest WCN earnings forecast at $972,145,412. On average, 10 Wall Street analysts forecast WCN's earnings for 2023 to be $1,103,307,889, with the lowest WCN earnings forecast at $1,054,443,437, and the highest WCN earnings forecast at $1,134,169,648.

In 2024, WCN is forecast to generate $1,226,754,925 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,211,324,045 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,249,901,244.

What is WCN's revenue growth forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: WCN) Waste Connections's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 8.06% is forecast to beat the US Waste Management industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 7.89%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 8.53%.

Waste Connections's revenue in 2022 is $6,684,177,000.On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast WCN's revenue for 2022 to be $1,841,215,892,456, with the lowest WCN revenue forecast at $1,832,982,746,667, and the highest WCN revenue forecast at $1,857,291,525,601. On average, 8 Wall Street analysts forecast WCN's revenue for 2023 to be $2,016,458,990,812, with the lowest WCN revenue forecast at $1,978,313,342,177, and the highest WCN revenue forecast at $2,054,927,659,192.

In 2024, WCN is forecast to generate $2,160,342,426,999 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $2,111,567,216,980 and the highest revenue forecast at $2,203,498,739,409.

What is WCN's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: WCN) forecast ROA is N/A, which is lower than the forecast US Waste Management industry average of 0%.

What is WCN's Price Target?

According to 7 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year WCN price target, the average WCN price target is $152.43, with the highest WCN stock price forecast at $163.00 and the lowest WCN stock price forecast at $146.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Waste Connections's share price could reach $152.43 by Sep 27, 2023. The average Waste Connections stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 7.49% from the current WCN share price of $141.81.

What is WCN's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2022-2024?

(NYSE: WCN) Waste Connections's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $2.65. On average, analysts forecast that WCN's EPS will be $3.75 for 2022, with the lowest EPS forecast at $3.71, and the highest EPS forecast at $3.78. On average, analysts forecast that WCN's EPS will be $4.29 for 2023, with the lowest EPS forecast at $4.10, and the highest EPS forecast at $4.41. In 2024, WCN's EPS is forecast to hit $4.77 (min: $4.71, max: $4.86).

What is WCN's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2022-2025?

(NYSE: WCN) forecast ROE is N/A, which is considered weak.
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