Waste Mgmt Inc Dividend yield

 Price  158.37
 Dividend  2.60
 Earnings  4.71
 Cash-flow  10.42
 Book value  17.21
 Equity  17.51

Waste Mgmt Inc is part of Support Services business, which is part of Industrials industry. Waste Mgmt Inc is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Waste Mgmt Inc paid a total dividend of 1,079 million USD last year, for a market value of 65,724 millions (Market Cap 65,641 millions). Dividend per share of Waste Mgmt Inc is 2.60 USD, and his stock market price 158.37 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Waste Mgmt Inc has a dividend yield of 1.64%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Industrials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Waste Mgmt Inc dividend yield with other Support Services companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Waste Mgmt Inc

Waste Mgmt Inc Dividend Payout

About the ability of Waste Mgmt Inc to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.60 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.64%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Waste Mgmt Inc payout on ernings is currently 55.20%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Industrials industry, which are 41.59% and 36.92% respectively. Both figures show that Waste Mgmt Inc can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Waste Mgmt Inc is USD 10.42 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.60, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Waste Mgmt Inc, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Industrials industry and Support Services sector companies.

Waste Mgmt Inc payout

Waste Mgmt Inc Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Waste Mgmt Inc Stock performance

Finally, last moth Waste Mgmt Inc showed a return of -1.10% compared to a worldwide 3.75% average, and a 5.35% of Industrials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.20% versus a worldwide performance of a -9.52%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Support Services firms.

Waste Mgmt Inc stock and market return