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

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Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2013. 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 prior quarter. At the current stock price of $33.96, the dividend yield is 3.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RSG was $33.96, representing a -4.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.61 and a 29.37% increase over the 52 week low of $26.25.

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 $1.26. Zacks Investment Research reports RSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.94%, compared to an industry average of 20%.


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 11.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RSG at 9.58%.



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: EVX , RSG , SRCL , WM

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