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Waste Connections Inc Shares Approach 52-Week High - Market Mover

Waste Connections Inc (WCN) shares closed today at 1.6% below its 52 week high of $149.88, giving the company a market cap of $38B. The stock is currently down 0.4% year-to-date, up 13.0% over the past 12 months, and up 109.3% over the past five years. This week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, and the S&P 500 fell 0.6%.

Trading Activity

  • Trading volume this week was 46.5% lower than the 20-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 0.6.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was between 30 and 70.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed above its Bollinger band, indicating it may be overbought.

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price is the same as the S&P 500 Index , lags it on a 1-year basis, and beats it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price is the same as the Dow Jones Industrial Average , lags it on a 1-year basis, and beats it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price is the same as the performance of its peers in the Industrials industry sector , lags it on a 1-year basis, and beats it on a 5 year basis

Per Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date beats the peer average by -55.9%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months lags the peer average by -70.6%
  • The company's price-to-earnings ratio, which relates a company's share price to its earnings per share, is 61.4% higher than the average peer.


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