Stericycle: S&P 500’s Top Losers on February 22
Stericycle was the S&P 500’s the top loser on February 22. Stericycle opened the day lower and declined to the lowest levels traded since May 2010.
Could It Be Time to Buy US Domestic Moats?
VanEck U.S. Domestic Moats: Buy Buy Baby (Contd..) It’s been a wild ride for pharmaceutical and biotech companies since last year’s U.S. presidential election, but Morningstar’s economic moat and valuation research within both industries benefited the U.S. Moat Index as several of the top drivers of performance came from within those industries. Materials firm Compass […]
Chief Causes for the Alger Spectra Fund’s Poor Showing in YTD 2016
Information technology stocks have been the biggest positive contributors to SPECX’s returns in YTD 2016.
PLGAX Slips in 2016 after a Superlative 2015
PLGAX had a great year in 2015, as its risk-adjusted returns, the consistency of returns, and alpha ranked it as the second-best fund in our peer group.
Industrial Sector ETF Rises by 1.23% on US Durable Goods Report
Investors and players in the industrial sector are keenly interested in the US durable goods report. Industrial sector firms rose on Wall Street July 29.
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.
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 Peers: Who Are They?
Waste Management is the biggest US solid waste management company. It handles four times more waste than Covanta.