The York Water Company (YORW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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The York Water Company ( YORW ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1383 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased YORW stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.52% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $17.64, the dividend yield is 3.14%.

The previous trading day's last sale of YORW was $17.64, representing a -4.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $18.49 and a 5.31% increase over the 52 week low of $16.75.

YORW 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 ). YORW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.69. Zacks Investment Research reports YORW's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as .85%, compared to an industry average of 22.1%.


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



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