Connecticut Water Service, Inc. ( CTWS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.313 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased CTWS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.21% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $64.92, the dividend yield is 1.93%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CTWS was $64.92, representing a -6.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $69.72 and a 32.87% increase over the 52 week low of $48.86.
CTWS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). CTWS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports CTWS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as -9.73%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to CTWS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CTWS as a top-10 holding:
- ProShares Trust ( SMDV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is SMDV with an increase of 2.46% over the last 100 days.