Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges.
Morristown, US
Size (employees)
3,600 (est)-5%
Covanta was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Morristown, US

Covanta Office Locations

Covanta has offices in Morristown, Shanghai, Honolulu, Grand Rapids and in 27 other locations
Morristown, US (HQ)
445 South St
Shanghai, CN
2277 Long Yang Lu

Covanta Data and Metrics

Covanta Financial Metrics

Covanta's revenue was reported to be $1.7 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

1.7 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

(4 m)

EBIT (FY, 2016)

109 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

1.9 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

84 m


4.1 b
Covanta's current market capitalization is $1.9 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.6 b1.7 b1.6 b1.7 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b


221 m144 m100 m109 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

125 m139 m

Income tax expense

84 m(22 m)

Net Income

(8 m)(1 m)69 m(4 m)
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


198 m91 m94 m84 m

Accounts Receivable


110 m96 m122 m72 m

Current Assets

740 m631 m702 m544 m


2.6 b2.7 b2.7 b3 b


249 m274 m301 m302 m

Total Assets

4.4 b4.2 b4.3 b4.3 b

Accounts Payable

24 m34 m90 m98 m

Total Debt

2.1 b2 b2.3 b2.3 b

Current Liabilities

859 m389 m371 m418 m

Common Stock

14 m14 m14 m14 m

Preferred Stock

Additional Paid-in Capital

790 m805 m801 m807 m

Retained Earnings

(289 m)

Total Equity

911 m784 m640 m469 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

2.3 x2.5 x3.6 x4.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x

Financial Leverage

4.8 x5.4 x6.7 x9.1 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(8 m)(1 m)69 m(4 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

210 m211 m198 m207 m

Accounts Receivable


Accounts Payable

(12 m)57 m(8 m)45 m

Cash From Operating Activities

316 m341 m249 m282 m

Purchases of PP&E

(16 m)(8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(258 m)(232 m)(448 m)(254 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(3 m)(557 m)(196 m)(4 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(103 m)(213 m)208 m(40 m)

Interest Paid

123 m121 m141 m150 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


37.2 x


14.4 x


447.1 k


4.8 x


0.5 x

Financial Leverage

9.1 x

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