1 Top Dividend Stock for 2012: Waste Management

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Owner of the famous green garbage trucks, Waste Management is the largest waste and environmental services provider in North America. Its unrivaled system of trash collection, landfills, and recycling offers an edge in any market. Analyst Joe Tenebruso sees plenty of upside in Waste Management's shares, and dividend investors will love the company's steadily rising 4% yield.

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