American States Water Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.355 per share is scheduled to be paid on
March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AWR stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that AWR has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of AWR was $51.93,
representing a -0.19% decrease from the 52 week high of $52.03 and
a 48.8% increase over the 52 week low of $34.90.
AWR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as American Water Works (
) and Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo -
). AWR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.64. Zacks Investment Research reports AWR's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 19.1%, compared to an
industry average of 30.6%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to AWR through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AWR as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P
- PowerShares Dynamic Utilities (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PUI with an increase of
3.01% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent
weighting of AWR at 4.54%.