American Water Works (AWK) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 10, 2018

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American Water Works ( AWK ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 10, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.455 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 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 $83.01, the dividend yield is 2.19%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AWK was $83.01, representing a -10.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $92.37 and a 11.23% increase over the 52 week low of $74.63.

AWK is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). AWK's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.44. Zacks Investment Research reports AWK's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 8.04%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.

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:

  • PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio ( PHO )
  • PowerShares Global Water Portfolio ( PIO )
  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • Lattice Strategies Trust ( LVUS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is LVUS with an increase of 3.61% over the last 100 days. PHO has the highest percent weighting of AWK at 8.6%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AWK , SBS , WTR , PHO , PIO , XLU , LVUS

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