Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2021. A cash dividend payment of $0.46 per share is expected to be paid on January 14, 2022. Shareholders who purchased RSG prior to the ex-dividend date dividend are eligible for payment of the dividend in cash. This represents an increase of 8.24% over the previous dividend payout. At the current share price of $139.41, the dividend yield is 1.32%.
RSG’s last sell on the previous trading day was $139.41, which is -4.5% down from the 52-week high of $145.98 and up 57.31% from compared to the 52-week low of $88.62.
RSG is part of the utilities sector, which includes companies such as Waste Management, Inc. (WM) and Stericycle, Inc. (SRCL). RSG’s current earnings per share, an indicator of a company’s profitability, is $3.8. Zacks Investment Research reports that RSG’s projected earnings growth in 2021 is 16.26%, compared to an industry average of 15.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the rsg Dividend History page. Our dividend calendar contains the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.
Interested in gaining exposure to RSG through an exchange-traded fund [ETF]?
The following ETFs have RSG among the top 10 holdings:
- Direxion World Without Waste ETF (WWOW)
- VanEck Environmental Services ETF (EVX)
- Global X Funds Global X Adaptive American Factor ETF (AUSF)
- Vanguard US Minimum Volatility ETF (VFMV)
- SPDR SSGA US Large Cap Low Volatility Index ETF (LGLV).
The best performing ETF in this group is LGLV with an increase of 8.39% over the last 100 days. WWOW has the highest percentage weighting of RSG at 2.36%.
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