Middlesex Water Company ( MSEX ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 14, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.24 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2019. Shareholders who purchased MSEX prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.26% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of MSEX was $56.13, representing a -6.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $60.31 and a 65.09% increase over the 52 week low of $34.
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 $1.85. Zacks Investment Research reports MSEX's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 42.03%, compared to an industry average of 12.7%.