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Inside the Invesco American Franchise Fund Portfolio
Information technology, consumer discretionary, and healthcare make up the core holdings of VAFAX. These three make up a combined 77% of the fund’s assets.
Inside the Portfolio Changes in the Invesco American Franchise Fund in 2016
The Invesco American Franchise Fund’s assets were invested across 67 holdings as of June 2016, when it was managing assets worth $8.7 billion.
Inflows Rose in Investment-Grade Bond Funds Last Week
Flows into investment-grade bond funds were positive for the 15th consecutive week. They saw net inflows of $1.8 billion during the week ending June 22.
Commonwealth Edison Issued the Most High-Grade Bonds
Commonwealth Edison Company is a unit of Exelon Corporation (EXC). It issued A2/A- rated high-grade bonds worth $1.2 billion through two parts on June 20.
A Comparative Analysis of SPLV’s Portfolio with the Market
SPLV’s top five holdings are Plum Creek Timber (PCL), Paychex (PAYX), PepsiCo (PEP), ACE (ACE), and Republic Services (RSG).
A Structural Analysis of SPLV
The PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF (SPLV) seeks to replicate the performance result of the S&P 500 Low Volatility Index.
An Overview of Smart Beta Fund SPLV
SPLV’s top holdings of include PepsiCo (PEP), ACE (ACE), Republic Services (RSG), Procter & Gamble (PG), and McDonald’s (MCD).
Jobless Claims Remain Low in October
Employment figures are crucial for any economy. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, initial jobless claims were 260,000 for the week ended October 24, an increase of 1,000 from the prior week.
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.
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.
Blue Harbour Starts New Position in Clean Harbors
Blue Harbour started a new position in Clean Harbors (CLH) in 4Q14, buying 1,434,552 shares worth $68 million. It accounts for 2.21% of the fund’s total portfolio.
Relational lowers position in Clean Harbors
Founded in 1980 and based in Massachusetts, Clean Harbors is a provider of environmental, energy, and industrial services.