Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 05, 2013

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Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) 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. ( RSG ) and Stericycle, Inc. ( SRCL ). 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 WM Dividend History page.

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 ( EVX ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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