Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 16, 2013

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Watts Water Technologies, Inc. ( WTS ) 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 ( PCP ) and National Oilwel Varcol, Inc. ( NOV ). 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 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 10.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WTS at 3.89%.



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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