Middlesex Water Company (
) 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 (
) and Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo -
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.