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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.26
WM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WM: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.26
0.19
0.45
Interest Coverage 5.85
WM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. WM: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 4.38 Max: 5.85
Current: 5.85
2.24
5.85
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.59
M-Score: -0.98
WACC vs ROIC
5.63%
9.82%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.28
WM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. WM: 16.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.72  Med: 15.89 Max: 16.93
Current: 16.28
7.72
16.93
Net-margin (%) 8.36
WM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. WM: 8.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 7.87 Max: 9.27
Current: 8.36
0.7
9.27
ROE (%) 21.18
WM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. WM: 21.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 15.95 Max: 22.43
Current: 21.18
1.63
22.43
ROA (%) 5.43
WM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WM: 5.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 4.64 Max: 5.91
Current: 5.43
0.43
5.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.14
WM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. WM: 20.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.63  Med: 17.94 Max: 20.14
Current: 20.14
8.63
20.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.10
WM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. WM: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.2  Med: 1.6 Max: 8.4
Current: -1.1
-35.2
8.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
WM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WM: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.6  Med: 3.2 Max: 18.7
Current: 2.1
-39.6
18.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.10
WM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. WM: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.7  Med: -1.4 Max: 26
Current: -2.1
-55.7
26
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Q1 2016

WM Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 272,909 sh (+1970.16%)
Jim Simons 763,500 sh (+71.92%)
Jeff Auxier 5,180 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 18,633,672 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,700 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,200 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,266,719 sh (-3.16%)
John Buckingham 143,481 sh (-5.59%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 111,485 sh (-16.42%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,256 sh (-29.19%)
David Dreman 640 sh (-34.76%)
Ray Dalio 12,963 sh (-64.93%)
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Q2 2016

WM Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 11,302 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 337,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,572,900 sh (+106.01%)
Ray Dalio 16,063 sh (+23.91%)
Bill Gates 18,633,672 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,900 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 5,180 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,200 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,226,389 sh (-3.18%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 90,535 sh (-18.79%)
John Buckingham 109,144 sh (-23.93%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,746 sh (-97.16%)
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Q3 2016

WM Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Caxton Associates 60,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,976 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 13,212 sh (+70.57%)
Jim Simons 1,725,300 sh (+9.69%)
Louis Moore Bacon 11,823 sh (+4.61%)
Bill Gates 18,633,672 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 5,180 sh (unchged)
John Buckingham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,201,489 sh (-2.03%)
Ray Dalio 14,863 sh (-7.47%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 83,237 sh (-8.06%)
Steven Cohen 51,829 sh (-84.65%)
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Q4 2016

WM Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Ken Fisher 3,032 sh (New)
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Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management    NAICS: 562211    SIC: 4953
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Waste Management Inc is the provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services. The Company serves to manage & reduce waste at each stage from collection to disposal, while recovering valuable resources & creating clean, renewable energy.

Waste Management Inc was incorporated in Oklahoma in 1987 under the name USA Waste Services, Inc. and was reincorporated as a Delaware company in 1995. In a 1998 merger, the Illinois-based waste services company formerly known as Waste Management, Inc. became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company and changed its name to Waste Management Holdings, Inc. (WM Holdings). At the same time, its parent holding company changed its name from USA Waste Services to Waste Management, Inc. The Company is the provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services. It partners with its residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers and the communities it serves to manage and reduce waste at each stage from collection to disposal, while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy. Through its subsidiaries, it is also a developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The Wheelabrator business provided waste-to-energy services and managed waste-to-energy facilities and independent power production plants. The Company owns or operates 249 landfill sites. The Company competes with governmental, quasi-governmental and private sources in all aspects of its operations.

Guru Investment Theses on Waste Management Inc

Mario Gabelli Comments on Waste Management Inc. - Jul 26, 2016

Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM) (1.0%) (WM – $66.27 – NYSE) is the largest non-hazardous waste collection and disposal company in the United States. The company collects waste for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers throughout the United States, and operates 249 landfills, 297 transfer stations, 104 recycling facilities, and 122 landfill gas-to-energy facilities. WM has focused on improving profitability by increasing return on capital and cash flow at each of its operations, through cost cutting and price increases. In addition, the company is looking for new environmentally friendly ways to increase returns from garbage, such as landfill gas. The company has a history of returning its strong cash flow to shareholders, both through dividends and its large share repurchase program.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s Gabelli Asset Fund second quarter 2016 commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on Waste Management Inc. - Jul 25, 2016

Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM) (1.0%) (WM – $66.27 – NYSE) is the largest non-hazardous waste collection and disposal company in the United States. The company collects waste for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers throughout the United States, and operates 249 landfills, 297 transfer stations, 104 recycling facilities, and 122 landfill gas-to-energy facilities. WM has focused on improving profitability by increasing return on capital and cash flow at each of its operations, through cost cutting and price increases. In addition, the company is looking for new environmentally friendly ways to increase returns from garbage, such as landfill gas. The company has a history of returning its strong cash flow to shareholders, both through dividends and its large share repurchase program.



From the Gabelli ABC Merger Arbitrage Fund second quarter 2016 shareholder letter.



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Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM) (1.0%) (WM – $66.27 – NYSE) is the largest non-hazardous waste collection and disposal company in the United States. The company collects waste for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers throughout the United States, and operates 249 landfills, 297 transfer stations, 104 recycling facilities, and 122 landfill gas-to-energy facilities. WM has focused on improving profitability by increasing return on capital and cash flow at each of its operations, through cost cutting and price increases. In addition, the company is looking for new environmentally friendly ways to increase returns from garbage, such as landfill gas. The company has a history of returning its strong cash flow to shareholders, both through dividends and its large share repurchase program. Read more...
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Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM) (1.0%) (WM – $66.27 – NYSE) is the largest non-hazardous waste collection and disposal company in the United States. The company collects waste for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers throughout the United States, and operates 249 landfills, 297 transfer stations, 104 recycling facilities, and 122 landfill gas-to-energy facilities. WM has focused on improving profitability by increasing return on capital and cash flow at each of its operations, through cost cutting and price increases. In addition, the company is looking for new environmentally friendly ways to increase returns from garbage, such as landfill gas. The company has a history of returning its strong cash flow to shareholders, both through dividends and its large share repurchase program. Read more...
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.87
WM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.21 vs. WM: 27.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.92  Med: 17.73 Max: 215
Current: 27.87
10.92
215
Forward P/E 22.22
WM's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. WM: 22.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.87
WM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.21 vs. WM: 27.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.92  Med: 17.73 Max: 215
Current: 27.87
10.92
215
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 24.47
WM's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
68% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. WM: 24.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
WM' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.67  Med: 15.44 Max: 184.51
Current: 24.47
9.67
184.51
P/B 5.74
WM's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. WM: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 3 Max: 5.85
Current: 5.74
1.85
5.85
P/S 2.32
WM's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. WM: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.38
Current: 2.32
0.89
2.38
PFCF 22.23
WM's PFCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. WM: 22.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.58  Med: 15.97 Max: 23.33
Current: 22.23
9.58
23.33
POCF 11.43
WM's POCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. WM: 11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.54  Med: 7.69 Max: 11.64
Current: 11.43
4.54
11.64
EV-to-EBIT 18.49
WM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 17.31 vs. WM: 18.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.2  Med: 13.5 Max: 29.2
Current: 18.49
8.2
29.2
EV-to-EBITDA 11.64
WM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. WM: 11.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.1  Med: 8.2 Max: 13.6
Current: 11.64
5.1
13.6
PEG 27.90
WM's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. WM: 27.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WM' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 3.41 Max: 189.55
Current: 27.9
1.21
189.55
Shiller P/E 33.66
WM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 32.99 vs. WM: 33.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WM' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.85  Med: 21.34 Max: 73.47
Current: 33.66
14.85
73.47
Current Ratio 0.86
WM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. WM: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.86
0.59
1.36
Quick Ratio 0.83
WM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WM: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.36
Current: 0.83
0.56
1.36
Days Inventory 2.89
WM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 28.95 vs. WM: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 5.57 Max: 7.05
Current: 2.89
2.89
7.05
Days Sales Outstanding 46.76
WM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 67.37 vs. WM: 46.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.89  Med: 44.2 Max: 46.76
Current: 46.76
39.89
46.76
Days Payable 21.54
WM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 45.33 vs. WM: 21.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.54  Med: 30.44 Max: 35.81
Current: 21.54
21.54
35.81

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.37
WM's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. WM: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WM' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 3.32 Max: 4.73
Current: 2.37
2.15
4.73
Dividend Payout 0.65
WM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. WM: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WM' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.61 Max: 6.95
Current: 0.65
0.42
6.95
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.70
WM's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
56% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. WM: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WM' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7 Max: 344.8
Current: 2.7
0
344.8
Forward Dividend Yield 2.45
WM's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. WM: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.86
WM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. WM: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WM' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 4.02 Max: 5.73
Current: 2.86
2.6
5.73
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.20
WM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. WM: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65  Med: 1.7 Max: 4.9
Current: 1.2
-65
4.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.00
WM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. WM: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.28 Max: 24.56
Current: 2
0.75
24.56
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.60
WM's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
75% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. WM: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.66
WM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WM: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.66
0.09
1.81
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.42
WM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. WM: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 7.4 Max: 12.2
Current: 5.42
3.4
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.43
WM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. WM: 6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 8.7 Max: 18
Current: 6.43
2
18

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,395
EPS (TTM) $ 2.50
Beta0.66
Short Percentage of Float1.25%
52-Week Range $50.36 - 71.78
Shares Outstanding (Mil)442.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 13,509 13,933 14,334 14,758
EPS ($) 2.88 3.12 3.37 3.56
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.88 3.12 3.37 3.56
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
7.64%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.64 1.72 1.78 1.84
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