Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, energy-from-waste technologist Covanta Holding
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Covanta's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Morristown, N.J. (1960)|
|Market Cap||$2.1 billion|
|Industry||Environmental and facilities services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$1.7 billion|
|Management||CEO Anthony Orlando (since 2004)
CFO Sanjiv Khattri (since 2010)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||4.7%|
|Cash/Debt||$267.0 million / $2.2 billion|
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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 349 members who have rated Covanta believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Just the other day, one of those Fools, kurtdabear, brought Covanta's improving fundamentals to our community's attention:"[Covanta] has recently made great strides in restoring shareholder value and securing the company's future by raising dividends, buying back shares and restructuring debt. The new debt arrangements have increased flexibility and availability of credit while also extending the average debt maturity by six years."
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