Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 16, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 31, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased WTS stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
18.18% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $46.86, the dividend yield is 1.11%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WTS was $46.86,
representing a -6.35% decrease from the 52 week high of $50.04 and
a 51.75% increase over the 52 week low of $30.88.
WTS is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes
companies such as Precision Castparts Corporation (
) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. (
). WTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.93. Zacks Investment Research reports WTS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 9.22%, compared to an
industry average of 8.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- PowerShares Global Water Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of
10.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of WTS at 3.89%.