Waste Connections, Inc. (WCN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 01, 2013

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Waste Connections, Inc. ( WCN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 01, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.115 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WCN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $42.97, the dividend yield is 1.07%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WCN was $42.97, representing a -7.57% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.49 and a 41.35% increase over the 52 week low of $30.40.

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 $1.47. Zacks Investment Research reports WCN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.48%, compared to an industry average of 21.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WCN Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 15.8% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WCN at 2.97%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: EVX , RSG , WCN , WM

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