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American States Water Company (AWR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 14, 2018

American States Water Company ( AWR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.255 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased AWR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AWR has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $55.65, the dividend yield is 1.83%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AWR was $55.65, representing a -7.25% decrease from the 52 week high of $60 and a 27.75% increase over the 52 week low of $43.56.

AWR is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). AWR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.83. Zacks Investment Research reports AWR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 3.22%, compared to an industry average of 7.6%.

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 )
  • PowerShares Water Resources Portfolio ( PHO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of 3.88% over the last 100 days. PSCU has the highest percent weighting of AWR at 4.48%.

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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