Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 27, 2013

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Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.235 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RSG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RSG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.48, the dividend yield is 2.81%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RSG was $33.48, representing a -5.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.28 and a 33.12% increase over the 52 week low of $25.15.

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 $1.51. Zacks Investment Research reports RSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.86%, compared to an industry average of 15.5%.

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

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 )
  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA )
  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EVX with an increase of 9.99% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RSG at 10.41%.



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



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Referenced Stocks: CZA , DEF , EVX , RSG , SRCL , WM

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