3.19% Aug 29, 08:49 PM
$1.50 Paid Quarterly
63.3% EPS $2.37
10 years Since 2004
2 days Sep 03, 2014

WM - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date Sep 03

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.3750 2014-08-21 2014-09-03 2014-09-05 2014-09-19 Regular
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WM - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 3.19%

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WM - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.50

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WM - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for WM. 5.0% 2.8% 10 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

WM - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 10 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.4600 2013 2.8%
$1.4200 2012 4.4%

WM - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 10 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3750 2014-08-21 2014-09-03 2014-09-05 2014-09-19 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2014-05-12 2014-06-04 2014-06-06 2014-06-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3750 2014-02-25 2014-03-06 2014-03-10 2014-03-21 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2013-11-12 2013-12-02 2013-12-04 2013-12-20 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3650 2013-08-22 2013-09-04 2013-09-06 2013-09-20 Yes Regular Quarter

Waste Management (WM) - News

  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
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  • Before the opening bell on Tuesday morning, Waste Management (WM)  reported its second quarter earnings, posting slightly higher revenues and...
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  • Waste Management (WM) reported its fourth quarter earnings before the opening bell on Tuesday, with earnings and revenues coming below analysts'...
  • Waste Management Q2 Profit Advances 17%; Adjusted EPS and Revenues Miss Views (WM)

    Waste Management, Inc. (WM) reported early on Tuesday that its second quarter profit rose 17% year-over-year on a 2% increase in revenues. However, the company's adjusted earnings and revenues both came up short of analysts' estimates. The Houston, Texas-based company posted a second quarter net income of $244 million, or 52 cents per share, up from the $208 million, or 45 cents per share, earned in the same period a year ago. Excluding an $8 million after-tax charge primarily from asset impairment, the company's adjusted earnings came in at $252 million, or 54 cents per share, for the quarter. On average, analysts were expecting Waste Management to earn 55 cents per share in the quarter. The company's revenues for the quarter came in at $3.53 billion, up from $3.46 billion last year. Analysts were expecting the company to see $3.55 billion in revenues for the quarter. Waste Management shares were down a fraction during early morning trading on Tuesday. The stock is up 25.07% year-to-date. The Bottom Line Shares of Waste Management (WM) offer a dividend yield of 3.49% based on last night's closing price of $41.85 and the company's annualized dividend payout of $1.46 per share. Waste Management, Inc. (WM) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Goldman Sachs Downgrades Waste Management to "Neutral" (WM)

    Goldman Sachs reported on Thursday that it has downgraded waste management services company, Waste Management, Inc. (WM) . The firm has lowered its rating of WM from a "Buy" to "Neutral," and has given the company a $42 price target. This price target suggests a 4% increase from the stock's current price of $40.14. An analyst from the firm noted, "while we continue to expect a MSW volume recovery through 2015 driven by improving RFI spend and US housing, we are downgrading Waste Management (WM) to Neutral from Buy given we believe shares are fairly valued." Waste Management shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Thursday. The stock is up 19% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Waste Management, Inc. (WM) have a 3.64% yield, based on Wednesday's closing price of $40.14. Waste Management, Inc. (WM) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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