American Water Works (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 15, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on
September 03, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AWK stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 12% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $42.62, the dividend yield is 2.63%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AWK was $42.62,
representing a -2.52% decrease from the 52 week high of $43.72 and
a 20.06% increase over the 52 week low of $35.50.
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 $2.06. Zacks Investment Research reports AWK's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.94%, compared to an
industry average of 4.2%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- Direxion All Cap Insider Sentiment Shares (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KNOW with an increase of
8.51% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting
of AWK at 5.78%.