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Knowing when to use a dumpster rental service can save you many hours, mess, money, and even the risk of illegal dumping. A dumpster rental means that you don’t have to make trip after trip to the local dump, you don’t need to worry about your vehicle or even having to rent a vehicle to […]

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While trees can really spruce up the aesthetic look of any yard, they will eventually grow old and start to decay. When this occurs, the best thing to do is to cut the tree down before any large limbs fall and damage your property. When deciding to cut down a tree, there are several things […]

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Many high quality companies offer quarterly dividends to investors. Dividends may be a great source of income and with each dividend payment received, shareholders are able to lower their cost in an investment. Many investors will buy a company in part because of the dividend and the current yield. The most important basic requirement to […]

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Dividend investing is a tried-and-true strategy for generating strong, steady returns in economies both good and bad. But as corporate America’s slew of dividend cuts and suspensions over the past few years has demonstrated, it’s not enough simply to buy a high yield. You also need to make sure those payouts are sustainable.

Let’s examine […]

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Margins matter. The more Republic Services (NYSE: RSG  ) keeps of each buck it earns in revenue, the more money it has to invest in growth, fund new strategic plans, or (gasp!) distribute to shareholders. Healthy margins often separate pretenders from Continue Reading

Numbers can lie — but they’re the best first step in determining whether a stock is a buy. In this series, we use some carefully chosen metrics to size up a stock’s true value based on the following clues:

The current price multiples The consistency of past earnings and cash flow How much growth we […]

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In the quest to find great investments, most investors focus on earnings to gauge a company’s financial strength. This is a good start, but earnings can be misleading and incomplete. To get a clearer understanding of a company’s ability to earn money and reward you, the shareholder, it’s often better to focus on cash flow. […]

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PHOENIX, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSGNews) today reported net income of $ 191.0 million, or $ 0.51 per share, for the three months ended December 31, 2011, versus $ 147.6 million, or $ 0.38 per share, for the comparable period last year.

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S&P 500 component Republic Services Inc. reported net income above Wall Street’s expectations for the fourth quarter. Republic Services offers non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services in the United States.

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Republic Services Earnings Cheat Sheet for the […]

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Republic Services (NYSE: RSG  ) reported earnings on Feb. 9. Here are the numbers you need to know.

The 10-second takeaway
For the quarter ended Dec. 31 (Q4), Republic Services met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share.

Compared […]

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