What is WM's Dividends Paid?

  Waste Management Inc ( WM ) |
1998 - 2021 (24 years)

Dividends Paid is 
$1.5B (1Y +26.1% )

WM Stock Price & Dividends Paid

Dividends Paid for WM competitors.
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Historical (All-Time) Stats for Dividends Paid

chevron_right 2021 $1.0B +84.7x
( +20.4% / year avg)
chevron_left 1998 $11.7M
vertical_align_top Peak $1.0B -
vertical_align_bottom Bottom 0.0
arrow_drop_up # Up Years 18 18 of 24
years up.
arrow_drop_down # Down Years 2
Up Years = Positive (0%+) YoY change
Down Years = Zero or Negative (0% or less) YoY change

Key Points (Stonk Price Comparison)

  • WM's stock price has rallied +4,321% from $2.65 in 1998 , or +0.5x the rate relative to it's dividends paid over the same period.
  • If WM grows it's stock at the same rate as it's dividends paid (+20.4%/year) , it's stock price will grow +640% and hit $749.39 over the next 10 years.
  • WM's stock price has gone up 13 of the 18 years (+72%) it's dividends paid were also up.
  • WM Historical Dividends Paid Table
    in $ million
    Year Dividends Paid YoY % Change Stock Price YoY % Change (Stock Price)
    4/1/2021 $1,003 9.7% $117.07 0.0%
    4/1/2020 $914 6.9% $117.07 7.2%
    4/1/2019 $855 8.4% $109.24 11.5%
    4/1/2018 $789 5.8% $97.98 22.3%
    4/1/2017 $746 3.9% $80.14 17.9%
    4/1/2016 $718 3.3% $67.96 26.7%
    4/1/2015 $695 0.4% $53.64 12.1%
    4/1/2014 $692 2.2% $47.85 33.0%
    4/1/2013 $677 -0.1% $35.98 17.9%
    4/1/2012 $678 0.3% $30.52 10.3%
    4/1/2011 $676 5.6% $27.68 -2.5%
    4/1/2010 $640 7.6% $28.38 12.6%
    4/1/2009 $595 14.4% $25.21 39.8%
    4/1/2008 $520 5.7% $18.04 -20.9%
    4/1/2007 $492 5.1% $22.81 0.2%
    4/1/2006 $468 5.2% $22.75 0.0%
    4/1/2005 $445 36.5% $22.75 25.7%
    4/1/2004 $326 - $18.09 -1.9%
    4/1/2003 $0 - $18.43 43.5%
    4/1/2002 $0 - $12.85 -22.2%
    4/1/2001 $0 - $16.52 11.7%
    4/1/2000 $0 - $14.79 39.5%
    4/1/1999 $0 -100.0% $10.6 -64.9%
    4/1/1998 $11 - $30.24 -

  • About
    Industry: Waste Management
    Sector: Industrials
    Country: US
    IPO Date: 7/20/1993
    Stonk Exchange: NYSE
    • Waste Management, Inc
    • engages in the provision of waste management environmental services.
    • The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas and currently employs 43,700 full-time employees.
    • The Company, through its subsidiaries, is a provider of waste management environmental services.
    • The firm's segments include Solid Waste and Other.
    • The firm's Solid Waste segment includes its solid waste business.
    • The Other segment includes its Strategic Business Solutions (WMSBS) organization; its landfill gas-to-energy operations and third-party subcontract and administration services managed by its Energy and Environmental Services and WM Renewable Energy organizations; its recycling brokerage services, and its service offerings and solutions, such as portable self-storage and long distance moving services, fluorescent lamp recycling and interests it holds in oil and gas producing properties.
    • As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or operated 243 solid waste landfills and five secure hazardous waste landfills.
    • Its recycling brokerage services involve managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties.

  • The total dividends paid to shareholders.

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