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Waste Connections, Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets in the U.S. and Canada. Through its R360 Environmental Solutions subsidiary, the Company is also a leading provider of non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several of the most active natural resource producing areas in the United States, including the Permian, Bakken and Eagle Ford Basins. Waste Connections serves more than six million residential, commercial, industrial, and exploration and production customers from a network of operations in 39 states, six provinces and the District of Columbia. The Company also provides intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest.
TypePublic
Founded1997
HQThe Woodlands, TX, US
Websitewasteconnections.com
Employee Ratings4.4
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)18,204(+12%)
Job Openings659
Revenue (FY, 2020)$5.4 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)$121.3
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Waste Connections Office Locations

Waste Connections has an office in The Woodlands
The Woodlands, TX, US (HQ)
3 Waterway Square Pl #110
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Waste Connections Financials and Metrics

Waste Connections Revenue

Waste Connections's revenue was reported to be $5.45 b in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2021)

1.4b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

570.0m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

40.8%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

160.3m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

238.4m

Market capitalization (4-Jun-2021)

31.8b

Closing stock price (4-Jun-2021)

121.3

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

743.5m

EV

35.9b
Waste Connections's current market capitalization is $31.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

1.8b1.9b2.0b2.0b1.9b3.4b4.6b4.9b5.4b5.4b

Cost of goods sold

2.0b2.7b2.9b3.2b3.3b

Gross profit

1.4b1.9b2.1b2.2b2.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

42%42%42%41%40%
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

14.1m29.9m32.0m41.6m35.8m154.4m433.8m319.3m326.7m617.3m

Accounts Receivable

212.1m239.0m229.5m216.2m207.6m485.1m554.5m609.5m662.8m630.3m

Prepaid Expenses

31.5m38.8m34.9m35.6m31.2m187.0m164.1m141.1m160.7m

Inventories

97.5m
Annual
USDFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(196.1m)94.4m118.0m126.5m123.9m247.3m577.4m547.2m566.7m204.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

257.1m274.1m215.7m209.3m189.0m463.9m632.5m680.5m743.9m752.4m

Inventories

97.5m

Accounts Payable

(25.0m)251.3m50.0m16.1m71.1m(148.4m)
USDFY, 2011

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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Waste Connections Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

72/100

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Waste Connections Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Waste Connections Online and Social Media Presence

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Waste Connections Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    85/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    89/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    90/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    86/100

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Waste Connections News and Updates

Waste Connections Announces Dates For Second Quarter 2020 Earnings Release And Comments On Current Operating Environment

TORONTO, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") announced that it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2020 after the close of the stock market on August 6, 2020. The Company also provided commentary...

Waste Connections Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

TORONTO, Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today announced the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report, covering calendar years 2017 and 2018, which highlights the Company's continued focus on safety, culture,...

Waste Connections Announces Dates For Second Quarter 2019 Earnings Release And Upcoming Management Presentations

TORONTO, June 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today announced that it will report financial results for the second quarter of 2019 after the close of the stock market on July 29, 2019. The Company will be hosting an...

Waste Connections Statement On Passing Of Board Member, Robert H. Davis

TORONTO, April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") issued the following statement on the death of Mr. Robert H. Davis, a member of the Company's board of directors‎, who passed away on April 6. "We are deeply saddened by...

Waste Connections Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Connections, Inc. (TSX/NYSE: WCN) ("Waste Connections" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 U.S. per common share of the Company. The regular quarterly cash...

Waste Connections Reports Fourth Quarter Results And Provides 2019 Outlook

Fourth Quarter 2018 Highlights - Revenue of $1.262 billion, exceeding outlook - Reports 4.9% solid waste price + volume growth, exceeding outlook - Net income attributable to Waste Connections of $132.5 million, or $0.50 per share - Adjusted net income attributable to Waste Connections*...
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Waste Connections Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Waste Connections founded?

    Waste Connections was founded in 1997.

  • How many employees does Waste Connections have?

    Waste Connections has 18,204 employees.

  • What is Waste Connections revenue?

    Latest Waste Connections annual revenue is $5.4 b.

  • What is Waste Connections revenue per employee?

    Latest Waste Connections revenue per employee is $299.2 k.

  • Who are Waste Connections competitors?

    Competitors of Waste Connections include Covanta, Republic Services and Stericycle.

  • Where is Waste Connections headquarters?

    Waste Connections headquarters is located at 3 Waterway Square Pl #110, The Woodlands.

  • Where are Waste Connections offices?

    Waste Connections has an office in The Woodlands.

  • How many offices does Waste Connections have?

    Waste Connections has 1 office.