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Republic Services, Inc. (RSG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2013

Republic Services, Inc. ( RSG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.235 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased RSG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that RSG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of RSG was $32.64, representing a -0.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.90 and a 29.78% 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 $1.55. Zacks Investment Research reports RSG's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.61%, compared to an industry average of 14%.

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 )
  • Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF ( DEF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CZA with an increase of 14.24% over the last 100 days. EVX has the highest percent weighting of RSG at 10.15%.

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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