American Water Works (
) 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 (
) and Aqua America, Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 FIW with an increase of
11.6% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting
of AWK at 5.03%.