Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/12/11, US Ecology, Inc. (NASD: ECOL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $ 0.18, payable on 10/21/11. As a percentage of ECOL’s recent stock price of $ 16.33, this dividend works out to approximately 1.10%.
Below is a dividend history chart for ECOL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $ 0.18 declared by US Ecology, Inc.:
|ECOL Dividend History|
|* Data may be adjusted for splits; we are not responsible for data errors; always verify data with the company.|
In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ECOL is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.41% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.
ECOL operates in the Waste Management sector, among companies like Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) which is up about 1.4% today, and Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) trading higher by about 1.9%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of ECOL, versus WM and RSG.
In Monday trading, US Ecology, Inc. shares are currently up about 2.2% on the day.
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