What Did This CEO Just Do with Personal Shares of Waste Connections (NYSE: WCN)?

Yesterday, the President & CEO of Waste Connections (WCNResearch Report), Worthing Jackman, sold shares of WCN for $1.66M.

Following Worthing Jackman’s last WCN Sell transaction on November 12, 2015, the stock climbed by 60.2%. This is Jackman’s first transaction since reporting a Sell transaction on ~WCN back in August 2017

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Based on Waste Connections’ latest earnings report for the quarter ending March 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $1.35 billion and quarterly net profit of $143 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $1.24 billion and had a net profit of $126 million. The company has a one-year high of $105.17 and a one-year low of $70.87. The Company has a Price to Book ratio of 137.30.

Based on 11 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Strong Buy with an average price target of $100.87, reflecting a -9.9% downside.

The insider sentiment on Waste Connections has been negative according to 157 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Waste Connections, Inc. engages in the provision of solid waste services. Its services include waste collection, transfer, disposal, treatment and recycling. It also provides non-hazardous exploration and production, waste treatment, recovery and disposal services. The company was founded by Ronald J. Mittelstaedt on September 9, 1997 and is headquartered in Vaughan, Canada.