Waste Management, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 06, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 21,
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 prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of WM was $41.37,
representing a -10.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.38 and
a 13.06% increase over the 52 week low of $36.59.
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 $.21. Zacks Investment Research reports WM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.22%, compared to an
industry average of -7.8%.
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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
6.8% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WM at 9.69%.