Waste Management, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 03, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 19, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WM stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that WM has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $46.97, the dividend yield is 3.19%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WM was $46.97,
representing a -0.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.35 and a
18.61% increase over the 52 week low of $39.60.
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 $.27. Zacks Investment Research reports WM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.19%, compared to an
industry average of 13.8%.
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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
2.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WM at 10.53%.