Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. ( BIN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1367 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased BIN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -3.05% decrease from the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of BIN was $21.03, representing a -9% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.11 and a 19.97% increase over the 52 week low of $17.53.
BIN is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) and Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ). BIN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.81. Zacks Investment Research reports BIN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.95%, compared to an industry average of 10.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BIN Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to BIN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BIN as a top-10 holding:
- Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund ( EVX )
- PowerShares FTSE RAFI Developed Markets ex-U.S. Small-Mid Port ( PDN ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PDN with an increase of 13.85% over the last 100 days. EVX has the highest percent weighting of BIN at 4.17%.