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Waste Connections Net-Net Working Capital

: $-23.14 (As of Jun. 2021)
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In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full. In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.

Waste Connections's net-net working capital per share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 was $-23.14.


Waste Connections Net-Net Working Capital Historical Data

The historical data trend for Waste Connections's Net-Net Working Capital can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Waste Connections Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Net-Net Working Capital
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -18.79 -18.58 -20.51 -22.69 -22.99

Waste Connections Quarterly Data
Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21
Net-Net Working Capital Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only -22.28 -22.32 -22.99 -22.50 -23.14

Competitive Comparison

For the Waste Management subindustry, Waste Connections's Net-Net Working Capital, along with its competitors' market caps and Net-Net Working Capital data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Waste Connections Net-Net Working Capital Distribution

For the Waste Management industry and Industrials sector, Waste Connections's Net-Net Working Capital distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Waste Connections's Net-Net Working Capital falls into.



Waste Connections Net-Net Working Capital Calculation

Waste Connections's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2020 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital Per Share(A: Dec. 2020 )
=(Cash And Cash Equivalents +0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(617.294+0.75 * 630.264+0.5 * 0-7128.926
-0-4.165)/262.825
=-22.99

Waste Connections's Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC) per share for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2021 is calculated as

Net-Net Working Capital Per Share(Q: Jun. 2021 )
=(Cash And Cash Equivalents+0.75 * Accounts Receivable+0.5 * Total Inventories-Total Liabilities
-Preferred Stock-Minority Interest)/Shares Outstanding (EOP)
=(727.395+0.75 * 649.561+0.5 * 0-7237.607
-0-4.217)/260.433
=-23.14

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

In calculating the Net-Net Working Capital (NNWC), Benjamin Graham assumed that a company's accounts receivable is only worth 75% its value, its inventory is only worth 50% of its value, but its liabilities have to be paid in full.

In addition, Graham believed that preferred stock belongs on the liability side of the balance sheet, not as part of capital and surplus. In "Security Analysis", preferred stock is dubbed "an imperfect creditorship position" that is best placed on the balance sheet alongside funded debt.

This is a conservative way of estimating the company's value.


Waste Connections  (NYSE:WCN) Net-Net Working Capital Explanation

One research study, covering the years 1970 through 1983 showed that portfolios picked at the beginning of each year, and held for one year, returned 29.4 percent, on average, over the 13-year period, compared to 11.5 percent for the S&P 500 Index. Other studies of Graham's strategy produced similar results.

Benjamin Graham looked for companies whose market values were less than two-thirds of their net-net value. They are collected under our Net-Net screener. GuruFocus also publishes a monthly Net-Net newsletter.


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Waste Connections Business Description

Waste Connections logo
Industry
Industrials » Waste Management NAICS : 221310 SIC : 4931
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
610 Applewood Crescent, 2nd Floor, Vaughan, ON, CAN, L4K 0E3
Waste Connections is the third- largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste and recycling services in the North America, operating 91 active landfills (12 are E&P waste landfills), 132 transfer stations, and 68 recycling operations. The firm serves residential, commercial, industrial, and energy end markets. Waste Connections entered the Canadian market with its 2016 merger with Progressive Waste. In 2020, 13% of consolidated revenue was generated from the firm's Canadian segment.

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