US Ecology, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Republic Services, Inc. (
). 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
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 (
- Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF (
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%.