Aqua America, Inc. (WTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 15, 2013

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Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.175 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WTR stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $31.95, the dividend yield is 2.19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WTR was $31.95, representing a -4% decrease from the 52 week high of $33.28 and a 46.16% increase over the 52 week low of $21.86.

WTR 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 American Water Works ( AWK ). Zacks Investment Research reports WTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 28.26%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WTR Dividend History page.

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

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

The top-performing ETF of this group is FIW with an increase of 10.21% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WTR at 4.13%.



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 , FVD , SBS , WTR

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