Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. ( CWCO ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 29, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.075 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 31, 2017. Shareholders who purchased CWCO prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 33rd quarter that CWCO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $13.15, the dividend yield is 2.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CWCO was $13.15, representing a -2.59% decrease from the 52 week high of $13.50 and a 34.18% increase over the 52 week low of $9.80.
CWCO 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 ). CWCO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.2. Zacks Investment Research reports CWCO's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 15.09%, compared to an industry average of 7.8%.
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