Middlesex Water Company (MSEX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2013

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Middlesex Water Company ( MSEX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1875 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MSEX stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.35% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of MSEX was $19.56, representing a -2.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $20.06 and a 11.9% increase over the 52 week low of $17.48.

MSEX 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 ). MSEX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.84. Zacks Investment Research reports MSEX's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 9.52%, compared to an industry average of 30.6%.

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

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

  • PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PEY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PEY with an increase of 2.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of MSEX at 1.86%.



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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