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Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28, 2012

Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.235 per share scheduled for January 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RSG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 6.82% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $29.74, the dividend yield is 3.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of RSG was $29.74, representing a -5.04% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.32 and a 18.25% increase over the 52 week low of $25.15.

RSG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Waste Management, Inc. ( WM ) and Stericycle, Inc. ( SRCL ). RSG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.71. Zacks Investment Research reports RSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -5.05%, compared to an industry average of 5.3%.

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

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

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

  • Market Vectors Environment Index ETF Fund ( EVX )
  • Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF ( CZA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an increase of 5.1% over the last 100 days. EVX has the highest percent weighting of RSG at 10.59%.

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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