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Waste management companies are nice to own as they have a significant barrier to entry and a pretty predictable business model. The market isn’t stupid and has priced Waste Management (WM) accordingly. All of the valuation metrics agree that the stock is fairly valued. Notably, WM pays a pretty sizeable [...]

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Over the past week, shares of waste- and water-management specialist Veolia Environmental (NYSE: VE  ) were up almost 20% — not bad for a large company offering an outsized dividend yield.

If dedicated investors are willing to keep close tabs on it, [...]

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Waste Connections plans to sell 12M shares of stock
Feb. 27 — Waste Connections Inc. plans to go to the stock market in a move that could raise hundreds of millions of dollars to pay down debt and potentially make acquisitions.

The Woodlands, Texas-based solid waste management company, after the stock markets closed Feb. 27, [...]

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THE WOODLANDS, TX–(Marketwire -02/27/12)- Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCNNews) today announced it intends to issue 12 million shares of its common stock in a public offering. All of the shares will be issued under Waste Connections’ currently effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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As the world’s third-richest person and most celebrated investor, Warren Buffett attracts a lot of attention. Thousands try to glean what they can from his thinking processes and track his investments.

We can’t know for sure whether Buffett is about to buy Waste Management (NYSE: WM  Continue Reading

Numbers can lie — but they’re the best first step in determining whether a stock is a buy. In this series, we use some carefully chosen metrics to size up a stock’s true value based on the following clues:

The current price multiples The consistency of past earnings and cash flow How much growth we [...]

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Before 2012 began, I went digging through all the dividend stocks I could find to pick out what I suspected would truly be the greatest dividend stock to own for 2012. The result of my search: Veolia Environnement (NYSE: VE  Continue Reading

Update: Veolia´s stock ´artificially inflated,´ lawyer says
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Consumers are becoming more and more socially conscious, and want the goods and services they use to measure up. In truth, it doesn’t take much. A simple action that costs a company very little or nothing at all can make a real difference in the mind of the consumer.

Often, the added expenses a company [...]

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BOSTON (AP) — The stock market ended up going nowhere in 2011 despite a bumpy ride, and investors continued to hit the exits. For the fifth year running, they withdrew more cash from stock mutual funds than they put in.

Bond funds continued to attract new cash. It reflects that investors are risk-averse after the [...]

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