Waste Connections, Inc. ( WCN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 06, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 21, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WCN 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 $78.22, the dividend yield is .72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WCN was $78.22, representing a -1.08% decrease from the 52 week high of $79.08 and a 23.24% increase over the 52 week low of $63.47.
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 $2.65. Zacks Investment Research reports WCN's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 15.82%, compared to an industry average of 24.8%.
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