Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA): Price and Financial Metrics

Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)

Today's Latest Price: $9.00 USD

0.30 (-3.23%)

Updated May 29 4:10pm

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Ranked of 12 in Waste Disposal

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CVA Stock Summary

  • Covanta Holding Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.29% of US listed stocks.
  • For CVA, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 86.47% of US equities we're observing.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 10.25 for Covanta Holding Corp; that's greater than it is for 93.49% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Covanta Holding Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be CEQP, SPH, MESA, ASC, and EGLE.
  • CVA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Covanta Holding Corp's official web site, go to
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CVA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $9.00 52-week high $18.38
Prev. close $9.30 52-week low $6.57
Day low $8.80 Volume 2,158,369
Day high $9.18 Avg. volume 1,287,181
50-day MA $8.10 Dividend yield 11.11%
200-day MA $13.53 Market Cap 1.19B

Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) Company Bio

Covanta Holding Corporation provides waste and energy services to municipal entities primarily worldwide. It owns and operates infrastructure for the conversion of waste to energy, as well as engages in other waste disposal and renewable energy production businesses. The company was founded in 1960 and is based in Morristown, New Jersey.

CVA Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

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We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Covanta Holding Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Covanta Holding Corp ranked in the 18th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Covanta Holding Corp, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 0.71 -- which is good for besting only 24.28% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Industrials sector with positive cash flow).
  • The company's compound free cash flow growth rate over the past 5.75 years comes in at -0.07%; that's greater than only 19.08% of US stocks we're applying DCF forecasting to.
  • Covanta Holding Corp's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 0 -- greater than only 0% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.

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For other companies in the Industrials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CVA, try ACM, ABB, NSSC, TTC, and HTLD.

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Covanta Holding's Systematic Capital Investments Bode Well

Covanta Holding's (CVA) focus on developing ash processing system will strengthen its existing operations.

Zacks Investment Research | May 28, 2020

Covanta Holding Corporation to Attend Institutional Investor Conferences in June

Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company"), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, is scheduled to participate in the following virtual institutional investor conferences in June:

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

Edited Transcript of CVA earnings conference call or presentation 8-May-20 12:30pm GMT

Q1 2020 Covanta Holding Corp Earnings Call

Yahoo | May 26, 2020

Global Intelligent Waste Management Systems Markets, 2019-2025 Featuring Covanta Holding, IBM, Sensoneo, Suez Environmental Services, Tata Consultancy Services, and Veolia Environmental Services

DUBLIN, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Intelligent Waste Management Systems Market" report has been added to's offering. The report includes: An overview of the global market for Intelligent Waste Management Systems (IWMS) Analyses of market trends, with data…

PR Newswire | May 19, 2020

Covanta Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend

Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta") today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per share, payable on July 10, 2020 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 26, 2020.

Yahoo | May 14, 2020

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CVA Price Returns

1-mo 24.83%
3-mo -34.48%
6-mo -35.66%
1-year -42.55%
3-year -25.42%
5-year -43.71%
YTD -37.62%
2019 17.37%
2018 -15.16%
2017 15.80%
2016 7.26%
2015 -25.83%

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