Global Water Resources, Inc. ( GWRS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.023 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2017. Shareholders who purchased GWRS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.22% increase over the prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $9.54, the dividend yield is 2.9%.
The previous trading day's last sale of GWRS was $9.54, representing a -0.83% decrease from the 52 week high of $9.62 and a 33.05% increase over the 52 week low of $7.17.
GWRS is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ). GWRS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is -$.13. Zacks Investment Research reports GWRS's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 266.67%, compared to an industry average of 9.8%.
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