American Water Works (AWK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 07, 2014


American Water Works ( AWK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 02, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AWK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.71% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $46.6, the dividend yield is 2.66%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AWK was $46.6, representing a -5.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.55 and a 19.33% increase over the 52 week low of $39.05.

AWK is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). AWK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.12. Zacks Investment Research reports AWK's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 9.72%, compared to an industry average of 13.2%.

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

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

  • Guggenheim S&P Global Water ( CGW )
  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CGW with an decrease of -2.26% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AWK at 5.43%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AWK , SBS , WTR , CGW , FIW News News

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