Technical Analysis for WCN - Waste Connections, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
A 115.72 1.44% 1.64
WCN closed up 1.44 percent on Thursday, April 15, 2021, on 73 percent of normal volume. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Very Strong Up Up Up
Historical WCN trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 0.00%
180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
New 52 Week High Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Bearish Engulfing Bearish 1.44%
Inside Day Range Contraction 1.44%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.44%
New 52 Week Closing High Bullish 0.80%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 0.80%
Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.80%
Older End-of-Day Signals for WCN ...

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Alert Time
Up 1 ATR about 17 hours ago
New 52 Week High about 17 hours ago
Rose Above Previous Day's High about 17 hours ago
Up 1% about 17 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown 1 day ago
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Waste Connections, Inc. Description

Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated solid waste services company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services. The company operates in four segments: Western, Central, Eastern, and Exploration and Production (E&P). Its solid waste services include residential, commercial, and industrial collection services; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers. The company also owns and operates transfer stations that receive, compact, and load waste to be transported to landfills or treatment facilities via truck, rail, or barge; and intermodal services, including repositioning, storage, maintenance, and repair of cargo containers for international shipping companies for the rail haul movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest through a network of intermodal facilities. In addition, it treats, recovers, and disposes waste resulting from oil and natural gas exploration and production activity, such as drilling fluids, drill cuttings, completion fluids, and flowback water; production wastes and produced water during a well's operating life; contaminated soils that require treatment during site reclamation; and substances that require clean-up after a spill, reserve pit clean-up, or pipeline rupture. Further, Waste Connections, Inc. provides container and chassis sales and leasing services to its customers. As of December 31, 2012, the company owned or operated a network of 151 solid waste collection operations; 68 transfer stations; 7 intermodal facilities; 38 recycling operations; 54 landfills; 20 E&P liquid waste injection wells; 15 E&P waste treatment and recovery facilities; and 19 oil recovery facilities. Waste Connections, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.


Sector: Industrials
Industry: Waste Management
Keywords: Gas Exploration Recycling Waste Management Barge Landfill Collection Services Chassis Ferrous Disposal Services Leasing Services Shipping Companies Natural Gas Exploration Waste The Woodlands Intermodal Services Produced Water Transfer Station Drilling Fluid Pacific Northwest Soils Sustainability And Environmental Management Oil Recovery Waste Services Waste Treatment Cardboard Municipal Solid Waste Plastic Container Solid Waste Policy In The United States Waste Collection Aluminum Metal Solid Waste Collection Solid Waste Services

Is WCN a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 115.86
52 Week Low 83.1
Average Volume 976,321
200-Day Moving Average 102.14
50-Day Moving Average 103.73
20-Day Moving Average 109.33
10-Day Moving Average 113.03
Average True Range 1.49
ADX 51.0
+DI 37.74
-DI 6.78
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 111.39
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 105.96
Upper Bollinger Band 117.68
Lower Bollinger Band 100.97
Percent B (%b) 0.88
BandWidth 15.29
MACD Line 3.36
MACD Signal Line 2.90
MACD Histogram 0.4633
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 30.42 Billion
Num Shares 263 Million
EPS 0.78
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 148.17
Price-to-Sales 5.09
Price-to-Book 4.12
PEG Ratio 2.60
Dividend 0.82
Dividend Yield 0.71%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 118.21
Resistance 3 (R3) 117.98 116.92 117.80
Resistance 2 (R2) 116.92 116.29 117.04 117.66
Resistance 1 (R1) 116.32 115.89 116.62 116.55 117.52
Pivot Point 115.26 115.26 115.41 115.38 115.26
Support 1 (S1) 114.66 114.63 114.96 114.89 113.92
Support 2 (S2) 113.60 114.23 113.72 113.78
Support 3 (S3) 113.00 113.60 113.65
Support 4 (S4) 113.23