NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Waste Connections (NYSE: WCN) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $34.78, above its previous 52-week high of $34.69 with 715,681 shares traded as of 12:06 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 735,800 shares over the past 30 days.

Waste Connections has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 25.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 24.7, 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 good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Waste Connections Ratings Report.

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