American Water Works (
) 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
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 (
) and Aqua America, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust ISE Water Index Fund (
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%.