Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 30, 2013


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Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased RSG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.64% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $33.67, the dividend yield is 3.09%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RSG was $33.67, representing a -5.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.61 and a 16.85% increase over the 52 week low of $28.82.

RSG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) and Stericycle, Inc. ( SRCL ). RSG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.31. Zacks Investment Research reports RSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.71%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the RSG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund ( EVX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EVX with an increase of 15.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RSG at 9.79%.

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

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