Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 06, 2013


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Waste Connections, Inc. ( WCN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 06, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2013. 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 $37.58, the dividend yield is 1.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WCN was $37.58, representing a -2.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.71 and a 30.94% increase over the 52 week low of $28.70.

WCN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) and Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ). WCN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.37. Zacks Investment Research reports WCN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.12%, compared to an industry average of 14.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WCN Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to WCN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WCN as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund ( EVX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EVX with an increase of 18.27% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WCN at 4.57%.

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