Cash Dividend On The Way From US Ecology (ECOL)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 10/16/13, US Ecology, Inc. (ECOL) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.18, payable on 10/25/13. As a percentage of ECOL's recent stock price of $30.89, this dividend works out to approximately 0.58%, so look for shares of US Ecology, Inc. to trade 0.58% lower — all else being equal — when ECOL shares open for trading on 10/16/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ECOL, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.18 declared by US Ecology, Inc.:

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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 2.33% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ECOL shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

US Ecology, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ECOL's low point in its 52 week range is $21.00 per share, with $31.12 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $30.83.
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According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, ECOL makes up 4.66% of the Uranium+Nuclear Energy ETF ( NLR) which is trading higher by about 0.8% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, US Ecology, Inc. shares are currently down about 0.1% on the day.

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