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Waste Connections Q3 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Waste Connections (WCN) revealed a profit for its third quarter that rose from the same period last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $150.77 million, or $0.57 per share. This compares with $123.41 million, or $0.47 per share, in last year's third quarter.

Excluding items, Waste Connections reported adjusted earnings of $181.87 million or $0.69 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $0.67 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 5.8% to $1.28 billion from $1.21 billion last year.

Waste Connections earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q3): $181.87 Mln. vs. $158.13 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q3): $0.69 vs. $0.60 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $0.67
-Revenue (Q3): $1.28 Bln vs. $1.21 Bln last year.

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