The Senior Vice-President & Chief Information Officer of Waste Connections is Exercising Options

Yesterday it was reported that the Senior Vice-President & Chief Information Officer of Waste Connections (WCN), Eric Olin Hansen, exercised options to sell 593 WCN shares for a total transaction value of $58.92K.

This recent transaction decreases Eric Olin Hansen’s holding in the company by 15% to a total of $574.2K. In addition to Eric Olin Hansen, 11 other WCN executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

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The Company has a Price to Book ratio of 293847.97. The company has a one-year high of $111.04 and a one-year low of $70.87. WCN’s market cap is $25.83 billion and the company has a P/E ratio of 124.50.

Based on 4 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Strong Buy with an average price target of $117.25, reflecting a -16.0% downside.

The insider sentiment on Waste Connections has been negative according to 141 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

Eric Olin Hansen’s trades have generated a -15.6% average return based on past transactions. DailyInsider proprietary algorithm detects trades by the most influential insiders and selects attractive trading opportunities daily. To subscribe to the DailyInsider visit this page.

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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.

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