Middlesex Water Company ( MSEX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.224 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2018. Shareholders who purchased MSEX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 0.11% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSEX was $37.03, representing a -20.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.74 and a 14.89% increase over the 52 week low of $32.23.
MSEX 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 ). MSEX's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.25. Zacks Investment Research reports MSEX's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 1.45%, compared to an industry average of 7.1%.