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Analysts See $0.70 EPS for Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN); Hsbc Holdings Plc Has Increased Its Cisco Sys (CSCO) Position

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Analysts expect Waste Connections, Inc. (TSE:WCN) to report $0.70 EPS on May, 2 after the close.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 7.69% from last quarter’s $0.65 EPS. T_WCN’s profit would be $191.55M giving it 33.13 P/E if the $0.70 EPS is correct. After having $0.66 EPS previously, Waste Connections, Inc.’s analysts see 6.06% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $92.76. About 20,861 shares traded. Waste Connections, Inc. (TSE:WCN) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Hsbc Holdings Plc increased Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO) stake by 754.87% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Hsbc Holdings Plc acquired 12.18 million shares as Cisco Sys Inc (CSCO)’s stock rose 10.71%. The Hsbc Holdings Plc holds 13.80M shares with $528.44 million value, up from 1.61 million last quarter. Cisco Sys Inc now has $212.65 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.94% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $44.14. About 3.54M shares traded. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has risen 25.57% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.02% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Waste Connections (TSE:WCN), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Waste Connections had 23 analyst reports since June 9, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, January 10. Goldman Sachs initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 1 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, December 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, April 21 with “Outperform”. The stock of Waste Connections, Inc. (TSE:WCN) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Thursday, June 9. The stock of Waste Connections, Inc. (TSE:WCN) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, June 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Monday, June 26. Wedbush maintained Waste Connections, Inc. (TSE:WCN) rating on Thursday, February 23. Wedbush has “Outperform” rating and $93.0 target. The stock of Waste Connections, Inc. (TSE:WCN) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, December 19.

Waste Connections, Inc., a solid waste services company, provides waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $25.38 billion. The firm operates through six divisions: Southern, Western, Eastern, Canada, Central, and Exploration and Production . It has a 42.55 P/E ratio. It offers collection services to residential, commercial, municipal, industrial, and E&P customers; landfill disposal services; and recycling services for various recyclable materials, including compost, cardboard, office paper, plastic containers, glass bottles, and ferrous and aluminum metals.

Among 38 analysts covering Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Cisco Systems Inc. had 155 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 29 by William Blair. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $38.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. OTR Global upgraded the stock to “Positive” rating in Thursday, February 2 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CSCO in report on Monday, November 13 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, February 8. The stock of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 30. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, February 15. Wells Fargo maintained Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, February 15 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, February 15. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Macquarie Research.

Hsbc Holdings Plc decreased Hilton Worldwide Hldgs Inc stake by 4,180 shares to 184,370 valued at $14.72M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Biogen Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:BIIB) stake by 2,800 shares and now owns 4,000 shares. Carlisle Cos Inc (NYSE:CSL) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.02 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 51 investors sold CSCO shares while 660 reduced holdings. 145 funds opened positions while 589 raised stakes. 3.54 billion shares or 1.52% less from 3.60 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Franklin Street Advsrs Nc holds 2.94% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 513,334 shares. Thompson Investment Management Inc stated it has 267,423 shares. Tsp Capital Gru Limited Liability Co has 55,000 shares. Van Strum Towne Inc holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) for 7,026 shares. Orrstown Financial Svcs Inc reported 0.38% of its portfolio in Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO). Sumitomo Mitsui Asset has 454,388 shares for 0.26% of their portfolio. Amer Asset Management accumulated 24,359 shares or 0.57% of the stock. West Oak Cap Ltd Liability Company, a California-based fund reported 14,554 shares. 99,008 are held by Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd Liability Company. Verity Asset holds 21,725 shares or 0.68% of its portfolio. Union Bancorporation has 167,758 shares. Adell Harriman Carpenter reported 207,840 shares. Gateway Investment Advisers Lc reported 2.82 million shares. 32,909 are held by Beach Inv Counsel Pa. Capital Intl Investors invested in 0.1% or 2.20 million shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $10.28 million activity. SARIN ARUN had sold 14,189 shares worth $625,751. The insider BURNS M MICHELE sold $550,153. 200,000 shares valued at $7.59M were sold by BARTZ CAROL on Thursday, December 14. 15,230 shares were sold by MCGEARY RODERICK C, worth $578,740. Goeckeler David also sold $940,559 worth of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) shares.

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