US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 16, 2013


US Ecology, Inc. ( ECOL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 16, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ECOL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 22nd quarter that ECOL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $30.83, the dividend yield is 2.34%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ECOL was $30.83, representing a -0.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.12 and a 46.81% increase over the 52 week low of $21.

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 $1.48. Zacks Investment Research reports ECOL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.29%, compared to an industry average of 20%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ECOL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is NLR with an increase of 4.43% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ECOL at 4.53%.

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.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: ECOL , NLR , RSG , WM News News

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