Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2013

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Watts Water Technologies, Inc. ( WTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased WTS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 21st quarter that WTS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of WTS was $47.21, representing a -2.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.21 and a 52.88% increase over the 52 week low of $30.88.

WTS is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). WTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.9. Zacks Investment Research reports WTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 18.73%, compared to an industry average of 13.6%.

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

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 ( PHO )
  • PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of 16.22% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WTS at 4.18%.



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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Referenced Stocks: NOV , PCP , PHO , PIO , WTS

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