NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $16.51 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.7%. The average volume for Covanta Holding has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Covanta Holding has a market cap of $1.91 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 20.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Covanta Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides waste and energy services to municipal entities primarily in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The company has a P/E ratio of 29, above the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 9.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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