Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/29/11, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $ 0.22, payable on 1/17/12. As a percentage of RSG’s recent stock price of $ 27.88, this dividend works out to approximately 0.79%.

Below is a dividend history chart for RSG, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $ 0.22 declared by Republic Services, Inc.:

RSG Dividend History
Date Div*
09/29/11 0.220
06/29/11 0.200
03/30/11 0.200
12/30/10 0.200
09/29/10 0.200
06/29/10 0.190
03/30/10 0.190
12/30/09 0.190
09/29/09 0.190
06/29/09 0.190
03/30/09 0.190
12/30/08 0.190
09/29/08 0.190
06/27/08 0.170
03/28/08 0.170
12/28/07 0.170
09/27/07 0.170
06/28/07 0.107
03/29/07 0.071
12/28/06 0.107
09/28/06 0.107
06/29/06 0.093
03/30/06 0.093
12/28/05 0.093
09/29/05 0.093
06/29/05 0.080
03/30/05 0.080
12/30/04 0.080
09/29/04 0.080
06/29/04 0.040
03/30/04 0.040
12/30/03 0.040
09/26/03 0.040
* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RSG is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 3.16% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RSG makes up 9.99% of the Environmental Services ETF (AMEX: EVX) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Tuesday.

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RSG operates in the Waste Management sector, among companies like Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASD: PESI) which is trading flat today, and WCA Waste Corp (NASD: WCAA) trading lower by about 1.5%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of RSG, versus PESI and WCAA.

RSG,PESI,WCAA Relative Performance Chart

In Tuesday trading, Republic Services, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.


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