Below are the three companies in the Environmental & Facilities Services industry with the highest dividend yields. Dividends can enhance returns for investors seeking income in addition to capital gains.
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) is highest with a dividend yield of 4.3%. Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management services including collection, transfer, recycling, resource recovery and disposal services, and operates waste-to-energy facilities. The Company serves municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential customers throughout North America. Thus far today, Waste Management has traded 0 shares, vs. average volume of 3.2 million shares per day. The stock has matched the Dow (with a 0.0% move) and matched the S&P 500 (with a 0.0% move) during today's trading.
Following is Covanta (NYSE:CVA) with a dividend yield of 3.3%.
Finishing up the top three is Republic Services (NYSE:RSG), with a dividend yield of 3.2%.