Waste Connections, Inc. ( WCN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 02, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 20, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WCN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WCN has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $43.26, the dividend yield is .92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WCN was $43.26, representing a -2.02% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.15 and a 50.63% increase over the 52 week low of $28.72.
WCN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) and Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ). WCN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.38. Zacks Investment Research reports WCN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 15.4%, compared to an industry average of 14.4%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WCN Dividend History page.