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Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 14, 2012

Covanta Holding Corporation ( CVA ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 14, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 26, 2012. Shareholders who purchased CVA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CVA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $18.72, the dividend yield is 3.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CVA was $18.72, representing a -1.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.03 and a 45.45% increase over the 52 week low of $12.87.

CVA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Southern Company ( SO ) and Dominion Resources, Inc. ( D ). CVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.43. Zacks Investment Research reports CVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -.38%, compared to an industry average of -.6%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to CVA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have CVA as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares S&P Global Clean Energy Index Fund ( ICLN )
  • Market Vectors Global Alternative Energy ETF ( GEX )
  • PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio ( PBD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GEX with an increase of 12.99% over the last 100 days. ICLN has the highest percent weighting of CVA at 6.85%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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