US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 17, 2013

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US Ecology, Inc. ( ECOL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ECOL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 20th quarter that ECOL has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of ECOL was $26.07, representing a -3.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.91 and a 57.81% increase over the 52 week low of $16.52.

ECOL is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) and Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ). ECOL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.4. Zacks Investment Research reports ECOL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.9%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

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

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

  • Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund ( EVX )
  • Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is EVX with an increase of 10.6% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ECOL at 4.79%.



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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