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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
CVA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CVA: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CVA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 4999.65 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.15
CVA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CVA: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CVA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.15
0.13
0.3
Interest Coverage 14.40
CVA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 17.39 vs. CVA: 14.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CVA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.39  Med: 5008.54 Max: 9999.99
Current: 14.4
1.39
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.83
M-Score: -2.69
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.09
CVA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. CVA: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.56  Med: 14.50 Max: 22.44
Current: 4.09
8.56
22.44
Net-margin (%) -2.26
CVA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. CVA: -2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -162.66  Med: 3.74 Max: 13.27
Current: -2.26
-162.66
13.27
ROE (%) -4.97
CVA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. CVA: -4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.92  Med: 11.17 Max: 19.81
Current: -4.97
-0.92
19.81
ROA (%) -0.87
CVA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CVA: -0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.2  Med: 2.42 Max: 4.83
Current: -0.87
-0.2
4.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.76
CVA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. CVA: -1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 9.13 Max: 17.36
Current: -1.76
0.5
17.36
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
CVA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CVA: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.5  Med: 6.60 Max: 84.2
Current: 3.4
-34.5
84.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -15.00
CVA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. CVA: -15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 13
Current: -15
0
13
» CVA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CVA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 854,135 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,228,016 sh (+41.67%)
Mario Gabelli 243,000 sh (unchged)
Martin Whitman 5,956,007 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 6,522,428 sh (-1.51%)
Murray Stahl 38,348 sh (-1.96%)
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Q4 2014

CVA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Pioneer Investments 294,068 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,814,216 sh (+26.31%)
Murray Stahl 39,130 sh (+2.04%)
Mario Gabelli 243,000 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 4,078,528 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 4,078,528 sh (unchged)
Martin Whitman 5,956,007 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 4,078,528 sh (-37.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 16,917 sh (-98.02%)
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Q1 2015

CVA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 321,141 sh (+1798.33%)
Third Avenue Management 4,299,290 sh (+5.41%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Murray Stahl 37,607 sh (-3.89%)
Mario Gabelli 233,000 sh (-4.12%)
Jim Simons 2,524,916 sh (-10.28%)
Martin Whitman 3,606,707 sh (-39.44%)
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Q2 2015

CVA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Murray Stahl 41,807 sh (+11.17%)
Mario Gabelli 233,000 sh (unchged)
Martin Whitman 3,606,707 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 4,269,638 sh (-0.69%)
Jim Simons 2,435,416 sh (-3.54%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 40.49
CVA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.52 vs. CVA: 40.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.97
CVA's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. CVA: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CVA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 2.76 Max: 4.78
Current: 3.97
1.61
4.78
P/S 1.53
CVA's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. CVA: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CVA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.69 Max: 3.11
Current: 1.53
0.98
3.11
POCF 10.81
CVA's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.12 vs. CVA: 10.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CVA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.76  Med: 7.44 Max: 51.86
Current: 10.81
4.76
51.86
Shiller P/E 34.33
CVA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 26.27 vs. CVA: 34.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CVA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.63  Med: 23.51 Max: 192.67
Current: 34.33
14.63
192.67
Current Ratio 1.98
CVA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CVA: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CVA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.98
0.87
2.84
Quick Ratio 1.98
CVA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CVA: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CVA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.98
0.87
2.84
Days Sales Outstanding 72.78
CVA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 72.59 vs. CVA: 72.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CVA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 56.87  Med: 64.27 Max: 88.18
Current: 72.78
56.87
88.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.27
CVA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. CVA: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CVA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.65 Max: 5.27
Current: 5.27
0.43
5.27
Dividend Payout 4.03
CVA's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
97% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. CVA: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CVA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.66 Max: 5
Current: 4.03
0.08
5
Dividend growth (3y) 42.10
CVA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
93% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CVA: 42.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CVA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 42.1
Current: 42.1
0
42.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.27
CVA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CVA: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CVA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.65 Max: 5.27
Current: 5.27
0.43
5.27
Share Buyback Rate 2.70
CVA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. CVA: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CVA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.3  Med: -5.90 Max: -70.2
Current: 2.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 8.38
CVA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. CVA: 8.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CVA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2  Med: 3.79 Max: 42.02
Current: 8.38
2
42.02
Price/Projected FCF 1.10
CVA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CVA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CVA' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.87 Max: 4.72
Current: 1.1
0.52
4.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
CVA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CVA: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CVA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.92
Current: 0.9
0.02
2.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.01
CVA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CVA: -1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.01  Med: 4.50 Max: 6.4
Current: -1.01
-1.01
6.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.38
CVA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.71 vs. CVA: -1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CVA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2  Med: 4.70 Max: 16.6
Current: -1.38
-2
16.6

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 1,587 1,639 1,611 1,761
EPS($) 0.29 0.47 0.55 0.70
EPS without NRI($) 0.29 0.47 0.55 0.70

Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
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Traded in other countries:C3K.Germany,
Covanta Holding Corp was incorporated in Delaware on April 16, 1992. The Company conducts its operations through subsidiaries which are engaged predominantly in the businesses of waste and energy services. The Company is an owners and operators of infrastructure for the conversion of waste to energy (known as energy-from-waste or EfW), as well as other waste disposal and renewable energy production businesses. Energy-from-waste serves two markets as both a sustainable waste management solution that is environmentally superior to landfilling and as a source of clean energy that reduces overall greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Energy-from-waste is also considered renewable under the laws of many states and under federal law. It is engaged in waste and energy services operations located in the United States and Canada. It holds equity interests in energy-from-waste facilities in China and Italy. The Company currently operates EfW projects in 16 states and one Canadian province, and is constructing an EfW project in a second Canadian province. These projects are capable of providing waste services and generating electricity or steam, if properly operated and maintained, for several decades. The Company's business activities in the United States are pervasively regulated according to federal, state and local environmental laws.
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