Waste Connections, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 29, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.115 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased WCN stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd
quarter that WCN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $44.23, the dividend yield is 1.04%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WCN was $44.23,
representing a -4.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.49 and
a 19.54% increase over the 52 week low of $37.
WCN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Waste Management, Inc. (
) and Republic Services, Inc. (
). WCN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.63. Zacks Investment Research reports WCN's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.5%, compared to an industry
average of -7.8%.
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