US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 15, 2013

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US Ecology, Inc. ( ECOL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ECOL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that ECOL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $29.91, the dividend yield is 2.41%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ECOL was $29.91, representing a -0.2% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.97 and a 73.39% increase over the 52 week low of $17.25.

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 2013 as 6.99%, compared to an industry average of 15.3%.

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 11.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ECOL at 5%.



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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