Waste Management, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20,
2014. Shareholders who purchased WM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
2.74% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $44.81, the dividend yield is 3.35%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WM was $44.81,
representing a -3.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.38 and
a 15.46% increase over the 52 week low of $38.81.
WM is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Republic Services, Inc. (
) and Veolia Environnement (
). WM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $.34. Zacks Investment Research reports WM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.21%, compared to an
industry average of 12.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WM as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is EVX with an increase of
4.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WM at 10.85%.