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|
|* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.|
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.
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.
In Tuesday trading, Republic Services, Inc. shares are currently trading flat on the day.