California Water Service Group Holding (CWT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 08, 2013

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California Water Service Group Holding ( CWT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 23, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CWT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CWT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.81, the dividend yield is 2.93%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CWT was $21.81, representing a -2.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $22.34 and a 29.51% increase over the 52 week low of $16.84.

CWT is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ). CWT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.08. Zacks Investment Research reports CWT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -25.36%, compared to an industry average of 1.5%.

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

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

  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FIW with an increase of 2.36% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CWT at 4.02%.



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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