Dr. Osman Gulseven
Waste Management (NYSE: WM) is in the trash collection, disposal, and recycling business. Since consumers and corporations need to shed their garbage regardless of economic conditions, Waste Management is a relatively defensive stock. Thanks to its regular cash flows, the stock is one of the most consistent dividend payers. It supports a yield of above 4%.
Recycling trash adds revenue streams from commodities of varying sorts and as more »
The shipping industry is considered a tough call. When we refer to the shipping companies headquartered in Greece, the overall picture does not get any better. Greek shippers have a strong name supported by years of successful performance, but the 2008 economic crisis nearly sunk them. However, most of them pay some of the dividend yields in Europe.
The main question is whether these dividends are sustainable. Well, Greek shippers more »