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Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) EV-to-FCF

: 36.68 (As of Today)
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EV-to-FCF is calculated as enterprise value divided by its free cash flow. As of today, Waste Connections's Enterprise Value is $41,457 Mil. Waste Connections's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2023 was $1,130 Mil. Therefore, Waste Connections's EV-to-FCF for today is 36.68.

The historical rank and industry rank for Waste Connections's EV-to-FCF or its related term are showing as below:

WCN' s EV-to-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.37   Med: 31.83   Max: 54.95
Current: 36.68

During the past 13 years, the highest EV-to-FCF of Waste Connections was 54.95. The lowest was 18.37. And the median was 31.83.

WCN's EV-to-FCF is ranked worse than
66.39% of 122 companies
in the Waste Management industry
Industry Median: 24.49 vs WCN: 36.68

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

As of today (2023-10-02), Waste Connections's stock price is $132.52. Waste Connections's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2023 was $3.250. Therefore, Waste Connections's PE Ratio for today is 40.78.


Waste Connections EV-to-FCF Historical Data

The historical data trend for Waste Connections's EV-to-FCF 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 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
EV-to-FCF
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 27.03 32.20 41.99 42.49 37.04

Waste Connections Quarterly Data
Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23
EV-to-FCF 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 38.27 39.19 37.04 39.36 38.65

Competitive Comparison

For the Waste Management subindustry, Waste Connections's EV-to-FCF, along with its competitors' market caps and EV-to-FCF 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 EV-to-FCF Distribution

For the Waste Management industry and Industrials sector, Waste Connections's EV-to-FCF distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Waste Connections's EV-to-FCF falls into.



Waste Connections EV-to-FCF Calculation

Waste Connections's EV-to-FCF for today is calculated as:

EV-to-FCF=Enterprise Value (Today)/Free Cash Flow (TTM)
=41457.484/1130.134
=36.68

Waste Connections's current Enterprise Value is $41,457 Mil.
Waste Connections's Free Cash Flow for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1,130 Mil.

* 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.


Waste Connections  (NYSE:WCN) EV-to-FCF Explanation

EV-to-FCF is a valuation multiple that allows analysts and investors to compare stocks, preferably in the same sector or industry. This important multiple is often used in conjunction with, or as an alternative to, the PE Ratio to determine the fair market value of a company.

Waste Connections's PE Ratio for today is calculated as:

PE Ratio=Share Price (Today)/Earnings per Share (Diluted) (TTM)
=132.52/3.250
=40.78

Waste Connections's share price for today is $132.52.
Waste Connections's Earnings per Share (Diluted) for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $3.250.

* 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.

Enterprise Value is used because it is a more complete measure in reflecting how much an investor pays when buying a company. Free Cash Flow is an important financial metric because it represents the actual amount of cash at a company's disposal. Companies with a low EV-to-FCF ratio, combined with a strong balance sheet are generally considered as undervalued.


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Waste Connections (NYSE:WCN) Business Description

Waste Connections logo
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6220 Highway 7, Suite 600, Woodbridge, Vaughan, ON, CAN, L4H 4G3
Waste Connections is the third-largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste and recycling services in the North America, operating 100 active landfills (9 are exploration and production waste landfills and 16 are nonmunicipal waste landfills), 157 transfer stations, and 79 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 2022, 13% of consolidated revenue was generated from the firm's Canadian segment.
Executives
Domenic Pio officer: SR VP Operations 1001 FANNIN ST, STE 4000, HOUSTON TX 77002
Iii Robert Nielsen officer: SR VP Operations 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Philip Rivard officer: SR VP Business Development 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Andrea E. Bertone director C/O CORP. SECRETARY, PEABODY ENERGY CORP, 701 MARKET STREET, ST. LOUIS MO 63101
Robert Michael Cloninger officer: SR VP, Deputy General Counsel 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Susan Netherton officer: VP People, Training & Devlpmnt 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Jason Craft officer: Sr Vice President-Operations 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Elise Lipman Jordan director 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Eric Hansen officer: Senior Vice President and CIO 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Mary Anne Whitney officer: Sr Vice President - Finance 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Michael W Harlan director C/O WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC., 610 APPLEWOOD CRESCENT, SUITE 200, VAUGHAN A6 L4K 0C3
Patrick James Shea officer: Sr. VP, General Counsel & Sec 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Matthew Stephen Black officer: Sr. Vice President - Tax 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
David Eddie officer: Sr. VP & Chief Accting Officer 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
David M Hall officer: Sr. Vice President 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380