American States Water Company (AWR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 14, 2017

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American States Water Company ( AWR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.255 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AWR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.37% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $52.94, the dividend yield is 1.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AWR was $52.94, representing a -5.98% decrease from the 52 week high of $56.31 and a 34.03% increase over the 52 week low of $39.50.

AWR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). AWR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.83. Zacks Investment Research reports AWR's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 5.86%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AWR Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AWR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AWR as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ( PSCU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an increase of 3.96% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AWR at 4.83%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AWR , AWK , WTR , PSCU

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