Waste Management Stock To Go Ex-dividend Monday (WM)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Waste Management (NYSE: WM) is Monday, December 2, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 36 cents per share. At a price of $45.60 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.2%.

The average volume for Waste Management has been two million shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Management has a market cap of $21.41 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 35.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 23.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Waste Management as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Waste Management Ratings Report.

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