Covanta Holding Corporation ( CVA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 04, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CVA prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 18th quarter that CVA has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.13, the dividend yield is 7.62%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CVA was $13.13, representing a -27.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.05 and a 0.15% increase over the 52 week low of $13.11.
CVA is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as NextEra Energy, Inc. ( NEE ) and Dominion Energy, Inc. ( D ). CVA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.09. Zacks Investment Research reports CVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 96.4%, compared to an industry average of 6.8%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CVA through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CVA as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust RBA American Industrial Renaissance ETF ( AIRR )
- VanEck Vectors Environmental Services ETF ( EVX )
- WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Fund ( DES ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is EVX with an decrease of -16.63% over the last 100 days. AIRR has the highest percent weighting of CVA at 3.84%.
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