Owners of Waste Management (NYSE: WM) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 37 cents per share. At a price of $37.58 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.9%. The average volume for Waste Management has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Management has a market cap of $17.3 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are up 11.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offers collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.14. Currently there are no analysts that rate Waste Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Waste Management as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Waste Management Ratings Report now.