Aqua America, Inc. (WTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 17, 2018

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Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 17, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.205 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WTR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WTR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $33.65, the dividend yield is 2.44%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WTR was $33.65, representing a -14.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.55 and a 7.92% increase over the 52 week low of $31.18.

WTR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ). WTR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.36. Zacks Investment Research reports WTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 2.31%, compared to an industry average of 10%.

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

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

  • iShares U.S. Utilities ETF ( IDU )
  • NuShares Enhanced Yield US Aggregate Bond ETF ( NUSC )
  • ProShares Ultra Utilities ( UPW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is NUSC with an increase of 3.5% over the last 100 days. IDU has the highest percent weighting of WTR at 0.8%.

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: WTR , AWK , SBS , IDU , NUSC , UPW

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