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WM Waste Management dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Waste Management's latest quarterly dividend was on Dec 1, 2022 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.65 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $2.6 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 1.57% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • WM last dividend date: Dec 1, 2022
  • WM next dividend date: Not announced
WM dividend stats
DPS
$2.6
Dividend yield
1.57%
Payout ratio
48%
vs. Industrials sector
Dividend yield
1.48%
Payout ratio
26.8%

Dividend yield

What is Waste Management current dividend yield

WM has a dividend yield of 1.57% which is higher than the Industrials sector average. If we compare it with the Industrials sector average of 1.48%, Waste Management's dividend yield is 6% higher. The historical 5-year average of WM's dividend yield is 1.8%, which is more than the current one.

Dividend history

What is WM dividend payout history and dates

Waste Management has been paying dividends since 1998. WM has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 13% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock up by 0.6% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 12%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Dec 1, 2022 Dec 16, 2022 Nov 8, 2022 $0.65 normal
Sep 8, 2022 Sep 23, 2022 Aug 22, 2022 $0.65 normal
Jun 2, 2022 Jun 17, 2022 May 9, 2022 $0.65 normal
Mar 16, 2022 Mar 31, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 $0.65 normal
Dec 2, 2021 Dec 17, 2021 Nov 16, 2021 $0.575 normal
Sep 2, 2021 Sep 17, 2021 Aug 16, 2021 $0.575 normal
Jun 3, 2021 Jun 18, 2021 May 11, 2021 $0.575 normal
Mar 11, 2021 Mar 26, 2021 Feb 23, 2021 $0.575 normal
Dec 3, 2020 Dec 18, 2020 Nov 17, 2020 $0.545 normal
Sep 3, 2020 Sep 18, 2020 Aug 18, 2020 $0.545 normal
Jun 4, 2020 Jun 19, 2020 May 12, 2020 $0.545 normal
Mar 5, 2020 Mar 20, 2020 Feb 18, 2020 $0.545 normal
Dec 5, 2019 Dec 20, 2019 Nov 19, 2019 $0.513 normal
Sep 5, 2019 Sep 20, 2019 Aug 19, 2019 $0.513 normal
Jun 6, 2019 Jun 21, 2019 May 14, 2019 $0.513 normal
Mar 7, 2019 Mar 22, 2019 Feb 19, 2019 $0.513 normal
Nov 29, 2018 Dec 14, 2018 Nov 12, 2018 $0.465 normal
Sep 6, 2018 Sep 21, 2018 Aug 20, 2018 $0.465 normal
Jun 7, 2018 Jun 22, 2018 May 18, 2018 $0.465 normal
Mar 8, 2018 Mar 23, 2018 Feb 21, 2018 $0.465 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Nov 6, 2017 $0.425 normal
Sep 7, 2017 Sep 22, 2017 Aug 24, 2017 $0.425 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jun 23, 2017 May 11, 2017 $0.425 normal
Mar 8, 2017 Mar 24, 2017 Feb 27, 2017 $0.425 normal
Nov 30, 2016 Dec 16, 2016 Nov 10, 2016 $0.41 normal
Sep 7, 2016 Sep 23, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $0.41 normal
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 May 11, 2016 $0.41 normal
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 $0.41 normal
Dec 2, 2015 Dec 18, 2015 Nov 9, 2015 $0.385 normal
Sep 10, 2015 Sep 24, 2015 Aug 20, 2015 $0.385 normal

Waste Management dividend payout ratio

What is Waste Management dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

WM has a payout ratio of 48% which is higher than the Industrials sector average. In comparison with the Industrials sector average of 26.8%, Waste Management's payout ratio is 79% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

WM dividend vs peer dividends

How does WM dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
WM Waste Management Inc 1.57% $2.6 48%
RSG Republic Services Inc 1.38% $1.88 40.8%

Frequently asked questions

Does Waste Management pay a dividend?

Yes, Waste Management has been paying dividends for the last 24 years.

When is Waste Management's next dividend?

WM hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, but if we take into consideration its recent dividend history, it is likely that its next dividend will be in March 2023.

When was WM's last dividend?

Waste Management's last regular dividend was on Dec 1, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.65 per share.

How much dividend does Waste Management pay (per share)?

WM's annualized dividend per share is $2.6.

What is Waste Management's dividend yield?

Waste Management's current dividend yield is 1.57%.

How often does Waste Management pay dividends?

Waste Management has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is Waste Management's dividend payout ratio?

Waste Management's dividend payout ratio is 48%.

Does Waste Management pay a good dividend?

Waste Management's dividend yield is more than the Industrials sector average.