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Aqua America, Inc. (WTR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 14, 2019

Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.219 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WTR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WTR has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of WTR was $35.91, representing a -6.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.24 and a 11.9% increase over the 52 week low of $32.09.

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 $1.4. Zacks Investment Research reports WTR's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 2.8%, compared to an industry average of 12.7%.

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:

  • Invesco Water Resources ETF ( PHO )
  • First Trust Water ETF ( FIW )
  • Invesco S&P Global Water Index ETF ( CGW )
  • Managed Portfolio Series ( TBLU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an decrease of -0.31% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WTR at 4.03%.

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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