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 3.5%. 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.
Over the past year, Waste Management has traded in a range of $30.82 to $43.58 and is now at $42.07, 37% above that low. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.49% higher and 0.29% higher over the past week, respectively.
Covanta (NYSE:CVA) is next with a dividend yield of 3.2%.
Finishing up the top three is Republic Services (NYSE:RSG), with a dividend yield of 2.7%.