Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on
August 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WTS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 15.38% increase over the same period a year ago. At
the current stock price of $58.64, the dividend yield is 1.02%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WTS was $58.64,
representing a -6.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.66 and
a 14.5% increase over the 52 week low of $51.22.
WTS is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (
) and Precision Castparts Corporation (
). WTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.66. Zacks Investment Research reports WTS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 21.02%, compared to an
industry average of 21.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to WTS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WTS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Water Resource Port (
- First Trust ISE Water Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an decrease of
-4.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WTS at 4.09%.