Covanta Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.22 (-1.60 %)
(As of 04/13/2021 03:51 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.50
50-Day Range
MA: $14.17
52-Week Range
Now: $13.50
Volume19,929 shs
Average Volume950,974 shs
Market Capitalization$1.78 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.31%
Covanta Holding Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides waste and energy services to municipal entities primarily in the United States and internationally. It owns and operates infrastructure for the conversion of waste to energy (WtE), as well as engages in related waste transport and disposal, and other renewable energy generation businesses. The company disposes waste and generates electricity and/or steam; sells ferrous and non-ferrous metal recovered during the WtE process; and offers waste management solutions, such as site clean-up, wastewater treatment, pharmaceutical and healthcare solutions, reverse distribution, transportation and logistics, recycling, and depackaging. As of December 31, 2020, it owned and operated 41 WtE operations, 13 transfer stations, 20 material processing facilities, 4 landfills, 2 wood waste energy projects, 1 regional metals recycling facility, and 1 ash processing facility. The company was formerly known as Danielson Holding Corporation and changed its name to Covanta Holding Corporation in September 2005. Covanta Holding Corporation was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Electric, gas & sanitary services
Sub-IndustryEnvironmental & Facilities Services
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.87 billion
Cash Flow$1.70 per share
Book Value$2.86 per share


Net Income$10 million


Market Cap$1.78 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Confirmed)


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Overall MarketRank

1.38 out of 5 stars

Oils/Energy Sector

161st out of 667 stocks

Electric, Gas & Sanitary Services Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
-0.22 (-1.60 %)
(As of 04/13/2021 03:51 PM ET)
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Covanta (NYSE:CVA) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Covanta a buy right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Covanta in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" Covanta stock.
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Are investors shorting Covanta?

Covanta saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 26th, there was short interest totaling 3,190,000 shares, an increase of 27.1% from the February 11th total of 2,510,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 963,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 2.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Covanta's next earnings date?

Covanta is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to Covanta's earnings call?

Covanta will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Covanta's earnings last quarter?

Covanta Holding Co. (NYSE:CVA) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 17th. The energy company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.10. The energy company had revenue of $491 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $487.47 million. Covanta had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.01% and a negative net margin of 1.48%. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.09 EPS.
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How has Covanta's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Covanta's stock was trading at $10.95 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CVA stock has increased by 23.6% and is now trading at $13.53.
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How often does Covanta pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Covanta?

Covanta announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 25th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, April 9th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 24th.
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Is Covanta a good dividend stock?

Covanta pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.31%. Covanta does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Covanta is 457.14%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What price target have analysts set for CVA?

6 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Covanta's shares. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $16.00. On average, they expect Covanta's share price to reach $12.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.6%.
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Who are Covanta's key executives?

Covanta's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael W. Ranger, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 63, Pay $96.25k)
  • Mr. Bradford J. Helgeson, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 44, Pay $826.75k)
  • Mr. Derek W. Veenhof, Exec. VP & COO (Age 54, Pay $758.15k)
  • Mr. Timothy J. Simpson, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 62, Pay $672.05k)
  • Mr. Owen Michaelson, Pres of Covanta Europe & Director (Age 54, Pay $81.25k)
  • Mr. Joseph J. Schantz II, Chief Accounting Officer & VP (Age 38)
  • Mr. Daniel Joshua Mannes CFA, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Thomas L. Kenyon, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. Matthew R. Mulcahy, Exec. VP & Head of Corp. Devel. (Age 57)
  • Ms. Virginia D. Angilello, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 51)

What is Steve Jones' approval rating as Covanta's CEO?

54 employees have rated Covanta CEO Steve Jones on Glassdoor.com. Steve Jones has an approval rating of 92% among Covanta's employees. This puts Steve Jones in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

Who are some of Covanta's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Covanta own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Covanta investors own include AT&T (T), Ford Motor (F), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Intel (INTC), CVS Health (CVS), International Business Machines (IBM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ), General Electric (GE) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

What is Covanta's stock symbol?

Covanta trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CVA."

How do I buy shares of Covanta?

Shares of CVA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Covanta's stock price today?

One share of CVA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.53.

How much money does Covanta make?

Covanta has a market capitalization of $1.79 billion and generates $1.87 billion in revenue each year. The energy company earns $10 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.07 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Covanta have?

Covanta employs 4,000 workers across the globe.

What is Covanta's official website?

The official website for Covanta is www.covanta.com.

Where are Covanta's headquarters?

Covanta is headquartered at 445 South Street, Morristown NJ, 07960.

How can I contact Covanta?

Covanta's mailing address is 445 South Street, Morristown NJ, 07960. The energy company can be reached via phone at 862-345-5000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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