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American Water Works (AWK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2018


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American Water Works ( AWK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.455 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 04, 2018. Shareholders who purchased AWK prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 9.64% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $88.08, the dividend yield is 2.07%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AWK was $88.08, representing a -4.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.37 and a 15.83% increase over the 52 week low of $76.04.

AWK is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ) and Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ). AWK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.62. Zacks Investment Research reports AWK's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 8.3%, compared to an industry average of 14.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AWK Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AWK through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AWK as a top-10 holding:

  • Invesco S&P Global Water Index ETF ( CGW )
  • Invesco Water Resources ETF ( PHO )
  • Invesco Global Water ETF ( PIO )
  • IQ ARB Global Resources ETF ( GRES )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Utilities ( XLU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of 6.1% over the last 100 days. CGW has the highest percent weighting of AWK at 9.23%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.



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