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Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 08, 2018

Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 08, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.465 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 23, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.41% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of WM was $85.82, representing a -4.36% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.73 and a 22.45% increase over the 52 week low of $70.09.

WM is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ) and Waste Connections, Inc. ( WCN ). WM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.41. Zacks Investment Research reports WM's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 25.36%, compared to an industry average of 15.1%.

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:

  • iShares Trust ( USMV )
  • iShares, Inc. ( ACWV )
  • iShares Morningstar Large-Cap ETF ( JKD )
  • iShares Edge MSCI USA Size Factor ETF ( SIZE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SIZE with an increase of 5.12% over the last 100 days. USMV has the highest percent weighting of WM at 1.4%.

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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