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) pushed the Industrial Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Industrial Goods laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 1.0%. By the end of trading, Covanta Holding Corporation fell $0.30 (-1.7%) to $17.45 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1,657,915 shares of Covanta Holding Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,488,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $17.43-$17.79 after having opened the day at $17.79 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.75. Other companies within the Industrial Goods sector that declined today were:
), down 5.3%,
), down 4.9%,
), down 4.2% and
), down 3.8%.
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Covanta Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides waste and energy services to municipal entities primarily in North America. Covanta Holding Corporation has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 4.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Covanta Holding Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Covanta Holding Corporation
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.
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On the positive front,
), up 9.8%,
), up 9.1%,
), up 8.7% and
), up 7.6% , were all gainers within the industrial goods sector with
) being today's featured industrial goods sector leader.
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