Waste Management, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 02, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.365 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WM stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 4th quarter that WM has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $45.64, the dividend yield is 3.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WM was $45.64,
representing a -1.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.38 and a
43.55% increase over the 52 week low of $31.79.
WM is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Republic Services, Inc. (
) and Stericycle, Inc. (
). WM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.98. Zacks Investment Research reports WM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.29%, compared to an
industry average of 9.7%.
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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
12.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WM at 10.22%.