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Aqua America a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 2.5% Yield (WTR)

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Aqua America Inc (Symbol: WTR) has been named to the Dividend Channel ''S.A.F.E. 25'' list, signifying a stock with above-average ''DividendRank'' statistics including a strong 2.5% yield, as well as a superb track record of at least two decades of dividend growth, according to the most recent ''DividendRank'' report.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel , Aqua America Inc is a member of the iShares S&P 1500 Index ETF ( ITOT ), and is also an underlying holding representing 0.84% of the SPDR S&P Dividend ETF ( SDY ), which holds $111,005,638 worth of WTR shares.

Aqua America Inc (Symbol: WTR) made the "Dividend Channel S.A.F.E. 25" list because of these qualities: S . Solid return - hefty yield and strong DividendRank characteristics; A. Accelerating amount - consistent dividend increases over time; F . Flawless history - never a missed or lowered dividend; E. Enduring - at least two decades of dividend payments.

The annualized dividend paid by Aqua America Inc is $0.66/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent dividend ex-date was on 11/12/2014. Below is a long-term dividend history chart for WTR, which the report stressed as being of key importance.

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WTR operates in the Water Utilities sector, among companies like American Water Works Co, Inc. ( AWK ), and Companhia de Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo-SABESP ( SBS ).

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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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