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Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 26, 2013

Covanta Holding Corporation ( CVA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 05, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CVA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10% increase over the prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of CVA was $20.08, representing a -0.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.22 and a 31.33% increase over the 52 week low of $15.29.

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 $.86. Zacks Investment Research reports CVA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -12.82%, compared to an industry average of 2%.

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 )
  • Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund ( EVX )
  • PowerShares Global Clean Energy Portfolio ( PBD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GEX with an increase of 26.48% over the last 100 days. ICLN has the highest percent weighting of CVA at 5.15%.

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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