Waste Connections, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Republic Services, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.