Waste Management Dividend

Dividend criteria checks 4/6

Waste Management is a dividend paying company with a current yield of 1.44% that is well covered by earnings. Next payment date is on 21st June, 2024 with an ex-dividend date of 7th June, 2024.

Key information

1.4%

Dividend yield

46%

Payout ratio

Industry average yield1.1%
Next dividend pay date21 Jun 24
Ex dividend date07 Jun 24
Dividend per sharen/a
Earnings per shareUS$6.18
Dividend yield forecast in 3Y1.6%

Recent dividend updates

Recent updates

The Returns At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Aren't Growing

May 22
The Returns At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Aren't Growing

Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

May 09
Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Waste Management: An Updated View On The Valuation, In Light Of The Latest Earnings

May 01

Waste Management, Inc. Just Beat Earnings Expectations: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

Apr 27
Waste Management, Inc. Just Beat Earnings Expectations: Here's What Analysts Think Will Happen Next

What You Can Learn From Waste Management, Inc.'s (NYSE:WM) P/E

Apr 18
What You Can Learn From Waste Management, Inc.'s (NYSE:WM) P/E

Waste Management: Sometimes Boring Makes Best

Mar 17

Waste Management: 18% Per Year Since 2014, Is It Unstoppable?

Feb 26

Waste Management: A Deep Dive Into A Recession-Proof Dividend Stock

Feb 06

Calculating The Fair Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Feb 05
Calculating The Fair Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Waste Management: A Great Dividend Grower For A Watch List

Jan 24

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Jan 22
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Getting In Cheap On Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) Is Unlikely

Jan 08
Getting In Cheap On Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) Is Unlikely

Waste Management's Dividend Growth Potential Remains Impressive

Jan 04

Waste Management's (NYSE:WM) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Dec 25
Waste Management's (NYSE:WM) Returns Have Hit A Wall

Waste Management: A Monotonous Dividend Grower That Could Help You Sleep Well At Night

Dec 22

Why I'm Not A Buyer Of Waste Management

Nov 30

Waste Management Can't Justify Its Valuation

Nov 15

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Oct 30
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Time To Sell Waste Management, A High Debt And Low Growth Trash Collector

Oct 30

Waste Management: Renewable Energy And Recycling Investments Look Promising But Valuation Poses Risks

Oct 24

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Oct 01
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Waste Management: A Solid Business, But Valuation Is Stretched

Sep 28

Why Waste Management Is Not An Investment Yet At This Price

Sep 19

Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At Waste Management (NYSE:WM)

Sep 15
Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At Waste Management (NYSE:WM)

Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Aug 31
Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Waste Management Is A Superior Dividend Stock - I Want In

Aug 21

Waste Management: We See Limited Upside Potential At The Current Price Levels

Jul 20

Calculating The Fair Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Jul 03
Calculating The Fair Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Jun 19
Here's Why Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Manage Its Debt Responsibly

Trash To Cash: Waste Management - Dividends Done Right

Jun 16

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

Jun 05
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Has Some Way To Go To Become A Multi-Bagger

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Passed With Ease

May 22
We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Passed With Ease

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

Mar 29
Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM)

These 4 Measures Indicate That Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Mar 17
These 4 Measures Indicate That Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Is Using Debt Reasonably Well

Returns At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Feb 22
Returns At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Appear To Be Weighed Down

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.70

Feb 10
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.70

Waste Management: There May Not Be A Better Dividend Growth Stock

Feb 09

Waste Management Non-GAAP EPS of $1.30 misses by $0.12, revenue of $4.94B misses by $40M

Feb 01

We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Passed With Ease

Jan 16
We Ran A Stock Scan For Earnings Growth And Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Passed With Ease

My 'Defensive DGI Portfolio' #2: Waste Management

Jan 04

Waste Management, Inc.'s (NYSE:WM) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 19% Below Its Share Price

Dec 19
Waste Management, Inc.'s (NYSE:WM) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 19% Below Its Share Price

WM to hike quarterly dividend to $0.70 from 1Q23, announces $1.5B buyback

Dec 09

We Think Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Dec 05
We Think Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Returns On Capital At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Have Stalled

Nov 09
Returns On Capital At Waste Management (NYSE:WM) Have Stalled

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayMay 26 2024Ex Dividend DateJun 07 2024Dividend Pay DateJun 21 202414 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 12 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Stability and Growth of Payments

Fetching dividends data

Stable Dividend: WM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: WM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Dividend Yield vs Market

Waste Management Dividend Yield vs Market
How does WM dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (WM)1.4%
Market Bottom 25% (US)1.5%
Market Top 25% (US)4.7%
Industry Average (Commercial Services)1.1%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (WM)1.6%

Notable Dividend: WM's dividend (1.44%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.52%).

High Dividend: WM's dividend (1.44%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.7%).


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (46.4%), WM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (56.3%), WM's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.


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