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Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 04, 2014

Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 20, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $44.81, the dividend yield is 3.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WM was $44.81, representing a -3.39% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.38 and a 15.46% increase over the 52 week low of $38.81.

WM is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ) and Veolia Environnement ( VE ). WM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.34. Zacks Investment Research reports WM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.21%, compared to an industry average of 12.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 4.01% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WM at 10.85%.

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


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

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