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Waste Connections (Waste Connections) Forward Dividend Yield %

: 0.69% (As of Today)
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As of today (2024-04-18), the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Waste Connections is 0.69%.

As of today (2024-04-18), the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Waste Connections is 0.66%.

WCN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked worse than
92.5% of 120 companies
in the Waste Management industry
Industry Median: 2.935 vs WCN: 0.69

Waste Connections's Dividends per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $0.29.

During the past 12 months, Waste Connections's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 11.40% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.50% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.80% 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 11.40% per year. And the median was 14.70% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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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 0.2852024-02-272024-02-282024-03-13Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2852023-11-072023-11-082023-11-28Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2552023-08-152023-08-162023-08-30Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000
USD 0.2552023-05-092023-05-102023-05-24Cash DividendquarterlyUSD:USD 1.000000

* GuruFocus has an internal rule that if the most recent dividend payment frequency is at least 4 times a year, then the full year will be calculated according to the frequency of payment or the one-year time frame, whichever is stricter.
* 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
=1.14/164.68
=0.69 %

Current Share Price is $164.68.
Waste Connections's Dividends per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.285 * 4 = $1.14.

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

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=1.08/164.68
=0.66 %

Current Share Price is $164.68.
Waste Connections's Dividends per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $1.08.

* 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.

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Waste Connections (Waste Connections) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
6220 Highway 7, Suite 600, Woodbridge, Vaughan, ON, CAN, L4H 4G3
Waste Connections is the third-largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste and recycling services in the North America, operating 100 active landfills (9 are exploration and production waste landfills and 16 are nonmunicipal waste landfills), 157 transfer stations, and 79 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 2022, 13% of consolidated revenue was generated from the firm's Canadian segment.
Executives
Philip Rivard officer: SR VP Business Development 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Iii Robert Nielsen officer: SR VP Operations 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Robert Michael Cloninger officer: SR VP, Deputy General Counsel 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
William J Razzouk director C/O WASTE CONNECTIONS, INC, 610 APPLEWOOD CRESCENT, SUITE 200, VAUGHAN A6 L4K 0C3
James Little officer: Sr. Vice President Engineering 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Susan Netherton officer: VP People, Training & Devlpmnt 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Domenic Pio officer: SR VP Operations 1001 FANNIN ST, STE 4000, HOUSTON TX 77002
David Eddie officer: Sr. VP & Chief Accting Officer 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Andrea E. Bertone director C/O CORP. SECRETARY, PEABODY ENERGY CORP, 701 MARKET STREET, ST. LOUIS MO 63101
Eric Hansen officer: Senior Vice President and CIO 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Patrick James Shea officer: Sr. VP, General Counsel & Sec 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Jason Craft officer: Sr Vice President-Operations 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Darrell W Chambliss officer: EVP & COO 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
David M Hall officer: Sr. Vice President 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE 110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380
Matthew Stephen Black officer: Sr. Vice President - Tax 3 WATERWAY SQUARE PLACE, SUITE #110, THE WOODLANDS TX 77380