NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Waste Connections (NYSE: WCN) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $33.12, above its previous 52-week high of $33.08 with 415,348 shares traded as of 12:47 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 522,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Waste Connections has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 17.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated solid waste services company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2, equal to the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Waste Connections as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Waste Connections Ratings Report.

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