Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 25, 2013


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Covanta Holding Corporation ( CVA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 25, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 08, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CVA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $19.8, the dividend yield is 3.33%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CVA was $19.8, representing a -7.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.30 and a 21.7% increase over the 52 week low of $16.27.

CVA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ). CVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.76. Zacks Investment Research reports CVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -19.23%, compared to an industry average of 39.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CVA Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to CVA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CVA as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund ( ICLN )
  • Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund ( EVX )
  • Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF ( GEX )
  • PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio ( PBD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PBD with an increase of 23.38% over the last 100 days. ICLN has the highest percent weighting of CVA at 4.83%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: CVA , EVX , GEX , ICLN , NEE , PBD , SO

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