US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2012

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US Ecology, Inc. ( ECOL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 18, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ECOL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 19th quarter that ECOL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.18, the dividend yield is 3.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ECOL was $21.18, representing a -15.45% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.05 and a 28.21% 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 $1.44. Zacks Investment Research reports ECOL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 35.64%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.


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



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