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Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 03, 2016

Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 03, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 18, 2016. Shareholders who purchased WM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.49% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of WM was $57.05, representing a -0.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $57.18 and a 24.4% increase over the 52 week low of $45.86.

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 $2.34. Zacks Investment Research reports WM's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 6.23%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%.

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 decrease of -0.55% 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 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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