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American States Water Company (AWR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2017

American States Water Company ( AWR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 13, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.242 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AWR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 8.04% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of AWR was $43.96, representing a -6.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.24 and a 17.92% increase over the 52 week low of $37.28.

AWR 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 ). AWR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.63. Zacks Investment Research reports AWR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 1.55%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to AWR through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have AWR as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ( PSCU )
  • Guggenheim S&P Global Water ( CGW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an increase of 5.45% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AWR at 6.09%.

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


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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