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Waste Connections Forward Dividend Yield %

: 0.62% (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-09-26), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Waste Connections is 0.62%.

As of today (2021-09-26), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Waste Connections is 0.62%.

NYSE:WCN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
81% of the 84 Companies
in the Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NYSE:WCN: 0.62 )

Waste Connections's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2021 was $0.21.

During the past 12 months, Waste Connections's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.90% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 16.60% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 22.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Waste Connections was 76.90% per year. The lowest was 13.10% per year. And the median was 15.70% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Competitive Comparison

For the Waste Management subindustry, Waste Connections's Forward Dividend Yield %, along with its competitors' market caps and Forward Dividend Yield % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Waste Connections Forward Dividend Yield % Distribution

For the Waste Management industry and Industrials sector, Waste Connections's Forward Dividend Yield % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Waste Connections's Forward Dividend Yield % falls into.



Waste Connections Forward Dividend Yield % Calculation

Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Waste Connections Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency Forex Rate
USD 0.2052021-08-172021-08-182021-09-01Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2052021-05-112021-05-122021-05-26Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2052021-03-022021-03-032021-03-17Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2052020-11-092020-11-102020-11-25Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus converts dividend currency to local traded share price currency in order to calculate dividend yield. Please refer to the last column "Forex Rate" in the above table.

Waste Connections's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Forward Annual Dividend Yield=Forward Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.82/132.31
=0.62 %

Current Share Price is $132.31.
Waste Connections's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.205 * 4 = $0.82.

Waste Connections's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=0.82/132.31
=0.62 %

Current Share Price is $132.31.
Waste Connections's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.82.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Waste Connections  (NYSE:WCN) Forward Dividend Yield % Explanation

Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.

Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.

In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.

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Waste Connections Business Description

Waste Connections logo
Industry
Industrials » Waste Management NAICS : 221310 SIC : 4931
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
610 Applewood Crescent, 2nd Floor, Vaughan, ON, CAN, L4K 0E3
Waste Connections is the third- largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste and recycling services in the North America, operating 91 active landfills (12 are E&P waste landfills), 132 transfer stations, and 68 recycling operations. The firm serves residential, commercial, industrial, and energy end markets. Waste Connections entered the Canadian market with its 2016 merger with Progressive Waste. In 2020, 13% of consolidated revenue was generated from the firm's Canadian segment.

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