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Today's focus on Stock-Callers.com brings us back to the following equities: Waste Management Inc. (NYSE: WM), Waste Connections US Inc. (NYSE: WCN), Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR), and Republic Services Inc. (NYSE: RSG). As per Forbes, Waste Management shares were relative leaders on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, up on the day by about 0.7%. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Houston, Texas headquartered Waste Management Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session at $63.94, which was a slight decline of 0.17%. A total volume of 1.52 million shares was traded. Over the previous three months and since the start of this year, the Company's shares have gained 4.12% and 21.49%, respectively. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 9.39%. Moreover, shares of Waste Management, which through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 34.10.
On August 25th, 2016, Waste Management announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.41 per share payable September 23rd, 2016 to stockholders of record on September 9th, 2016.
On August 26th, 2016, research firm Macquarie initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $69 per share. See our free and comprehensive research report on WM at:
Waste Connections US
Shares in Vaughan, Canada-based Waste Connections US Inc. ended yesterday's session 0.37% lower at $76.43 with a total trading volume of 935,587 shares. The stock has gained 4.00% in the past month, 10.70% in the previous three months, and 36.58% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 2.49% above their 50-day moving average and 17.68% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Waste Connections US, which provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services primarily in the US, have an RSI of 49.05.
On August 3rd, 2016, Waste Connections announced that revenue in Q2 2016, which included $174.0 million from the Progressive Waste acquisition, was $727.6 million, as compared to revenue of $531.3 million in the year ago period. Operating income, which included $73.2 million of items primarily related to the Progressive Waste combination completed in the period, was $63.5 million as compared to $110.0 million in Q2 2015. Net income attributable to Waste Connections in the reported quarter was $27.5 million, or $0.20 per share compared to net income attributable to Waste Connections of $57.4 million, or $0.46 per share in the year ago period.
On August 26th, 2016, research firm Macquarie initiated an 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $89 per share. WCN free research report PDF is just a click away at:
On Wednesday, Irving, Texas headquartered Darling Ingredients Inc.'s stock closed the day flat at $14.08. A total volume of 1.47 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 33.84% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 12.53% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Darling Ingredients, which develops, produces, and sells natural ingredients from edible and inedible bio-nutrients worldwide, have an RSI of 40.67.
On August 11th, 2016, Darling Ingredients reported net sales of $877.3 million for Q2 2016 as compared to net sales of $859.3 million for Q2 2015. Net income attributable to Darling for the three months ended July 2nd, 2016, was $32.0 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared to a net income of $3.1 million, or $0.02 per diluted share, for Q2 2015. Sign up for your complimentary report on DAR at:
Shares in Phoenix, Arizona-based Republic Services Inc. ended the day 0.16% lower at $50.52. A total volume of 1.24 million shares was traded. The stock has gained 4.41% in the previous three months and 16.26% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 7.71%. Furthermore, shares of Republic Services, which together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the US and Puerto Rico, have an RSI of 40.89.
On August 26th, 2016, research firm Macquarie initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $53 per share. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on RSG at:
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