Waste Management, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 05, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.365 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 21,
2013. Shareholders who purchased WM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
2.82% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current
stock price of $41.62, the dividend yield is 3.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WM was $41.62,
representing a -3.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $43 and a
35.04% increase over the 52 week low of $30.82.
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 $1.75. Zacks Investment Research reports WM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.75%, compared to an
industry average of 15.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
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
17.17% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WM at 10.37%.