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Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:BIN) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 13th, AnalystRatings.NET reports. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 15th will be given a dividend of 0.15 per share on Thursday, February 13th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.66%.

A number of research firms have recently commented on BIN. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares of Progressive Waste Solutions from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday. They now have a $26.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $26.50. On a related note, analysts at Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Progressive Waste Solutions in a research note on Tuesday, February 4th. They set an “underperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Macquarie initiated coverage on shares of Progressive Waste Solutions in a research note on Tuesday, January 7th. They set an “underperform” rating on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $27.58.

Progressive Waste Solutions (NYSE:BIN) opened at 23.38 on Thursday. Progressive Waste Solutions has a 52-week low of $20.07 and a 52-week high of $27.18. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $23.55 and a 200-day moving average of $24.9. The company has a market cap of $2.676 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.49.

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd., formerly IESI-BFC Ltd. is a waste management company. The Company provides non-hazardous solid waste collection and disposal services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers in 12 states and the District of Columbia in the United States and six Canadian provinces.

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