Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. ( CWCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.085 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 31, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CWCO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that CWCO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $11.4, the dividend yield is 2.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CWCO was $11.4, representing a -25.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.35 and a 5.95% increase over the 52 week low of $10.76.
CWCO is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). CWCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.7. Zacks Investment Research reports CWCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 45.92%, compared to an industry average of 14%.
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