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Last $48.35 USD
Change Today +0.19 / 0.39%
Volume 335.6K
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Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated municipal solid waste (MSW) services company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Western, Central, Eastern, and Exploration and Production (E&P). It offers collection services to residential, commercial, industrial, and E&P customers; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals. The company also owns and operates transfer stations that receive compact and load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities via 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 that require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, the company provides container and chassis sales and leasing services to its customers. As of December 31, 2014, it owned or operated a network of 148 solid waste collection operations; 69 transfer stations; 7 intermodal facilities; 35 recycling operations; 58 active MSW, E&P, and/or non-MSW landfills; 22 E&P liquid waste injection wells; 17 E&P waste treatment and recovery facilities; 20 oil recovery facilities; and 2 development stage landfills. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

6,777 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/10/15
Founded in 1997

waste connections inc (WCN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman o...
Total Annual Compensation: $950.7K
Total Annual Compensation: $612.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $491.7K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $451.4K
Senior Vice President of Engineering & Dispos...
Total Annual Compensation: $352.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

waste connections inc (WCN) Key Developments

Waste Connections Inc. Presents at Houlihan Lokey 2015 Global Industrials Conference, May-06-2015 11:05 AM

Waste Connections Inc. Presents at Houlihan Lokey 2015 Global Industrials Conference, May-06-2015 11:05 AM. Venue: Marriott Marquis Hotel, 1535 Broadway, New York, New York, United States.

Waste Connections Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Waste Connections Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported revenues of $506,100,000 against $481,710,000 a year ago. Operating income was $101,865,000 against $99,923,000 a year ago. Income before income tax provision was $85,948,000 against $83,155,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $51,824,000 or $0.42 diluted per share against $49,015,000 or $0.39 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $162,571,000 against $144,957,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures for property and equipment were $35,592,000 against $41,706,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $168,300,000 against $164,138,000 a year ago. Free cash flow was $122,924,000 against $115,501,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to the company was $56,863,000 or $0.46 per share against $54,871,000 or $0.44 per share a year ago.

Waste Connections Inc. Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on May 14, 2015

Waste Connections Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.13 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend will be paid on May 14, 2015, to stockholders of record on the close of business on April 30, 2015. The Board intends to review the quarterly dividend each October, with a long-term objective of increasing the amount of the dividend.


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