American Water Works (AWK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 30, 2014

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American Water Works ( AWK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AWK stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AWK has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AWK was $41.79, representing a -7.32% decrease from the 52 week high of $45.09 and a 10.41% increase over the 52 week low of $37.85.

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 $2.04. Zacks Investment Research reports AWK's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.3%, compared to an industry average of -28.2%.

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 FIW with an increase of 11.6% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting of AWK at 5.03%.



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.



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

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