Covanta Holding Corporation
Tackling Climate-Related Risk with Technology
Technological advancements could help investors who are considering the risks of climate change.
Icahn Enterprises: Which Segments Were Its Major Earners in 1Q16?
Each of Icahn Enterprises’ ten operating segments has an impact on IEP’s revenues, growth, and profitability.
What Risks Does Icahn Enterprises Face?
Global growth is of the utmost importance to Icahn Enterprises. Its revenue streams are diverse and are affected by weak macroeconomic environments.
Linking Climate Change to Investment Risk
Linking climate change to investment risks may indeed be a smart move by investors. The decarbonizing of the world is bound to have adverse effects on fossil fuel (IEO) (GUSH) and energy companies.
Covanta Holding is Holding Steady on Stock Price This Year
Covanta (CVA) has underperformed the broader market since the beginning of 2015. SPY has risen 3.4% through June 24, while CVA has remained steady, posting marginal 0.2% returns.
Covanta Holding’s Leverage: Is It Too Much to Handle?
As of December 31, 2014, Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) had a total debt of $2.22 billion, marginally down from the previous year’s $2.23 billion.
Covanta Continued to Post Losses in Fiscal 2014
Covanta’s continuing operations, excluding the sold-off insurance business, swung to a loss, posting $2 million in net losses in fiscal 2014.
Why Is Covanta Holding’s Cost of Sales Rising?
Covanta Holding’s (CVA) revenues increased marginally in fiscal 2014, but cost of sales saw a substantial uptick that year. Operating expenses increased $130 million, or 9.2%.
Covanta Holding’s Revenues Rise for the First Time in 3 Years
After remaining stagnant for three years, Covanta’s (CVA) waste and services revenues increased by $24 million, or about 2.4%, to $1.032 billion in fiscal 2014.
Covanta Holding’s Peers: Who Are They?
Waste Management is the biggest US solid waste management company. It handles four times more waste than Covanta.
Covanta Holding’s Northeast US Facilities
Covanta Holding’s southeastern Massachusetts facility is a 2,700 tons per day, 78 megawatt plant servicing 60 communities. The plant uses a technology called refuse derived fuels.
How Covanta Earns Revenues through Energy from Waste
Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) generates its energy-from-waste (or EfW) revenues in three ways: tip fee, service fee (owned), and service fee (operated).
An Overview of Covanta Holding’s Business Model
Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) generates revenues through waste collection and services, energy from waste, and metal recycling.
Energy from Waste: The Basics
Covanta Holding Corporation operates in a relatively small domain of energy from waste, also known as waste to energy, a cleaner way of waste disposal than landfilling.
What Happens to Waste? The Basics of Municipal Waste Management
In simple terms, municipal solid waste is trash or garbage discarded by households and commercial establishments.
Covanta Holding: A Brief Introduction
Covanta Holding (CVA) sits comfortably between renewable energy and power, enjoying a strong position in the energy-from-waste segment.
Utilities Sector Losers on April 22
After falling by 0.9% on April 21, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) posted marginal gains of 0.2% on Wednesday, April 22.
Only Two Gainers among Utilities during a Turbulent Week
After gaining 3.4% the previous week, Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) was down 2.4% during the week ending March 27. The week saw only two gainers.
The Fed’s Cautious Projections Lift Utilities Stocks and ETFs
Last week was crucial for utilities stocks, as the Federal Reserve Open Market Committee met to chart the path of monetary policy.
Only 2 Power Utilities Gain during a Tough Week for the Sector
The power utilities sector remained under stress last week. The representative of the sector, the Utilities Select Sector SPDR (XLU), dropped by 4.1%.
No break for Dynegy and AES: Stock continues to drop
Dynegy Inc. (DYN) saw the biggest drop in share prices for the week ending on January 30, 2015. Its share prices fell by 5.3% in the week.
The Hercules of the power sector in a falling market
Three power companies had positive returns for the week ended January 2, 2015. Returns for Dynegy (DYN) and Calpine (CPN) stood out in a falling US market.
Setback: Why did high yield bond fund flows decline last week?
While most of issuers were busy wrapping up the month, a few late comers gazed at the high yield bond market to seize the lower interest rate opportunity.