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Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 14, 2014

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. ( WTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 14, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased WTS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.38% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $58.64, the dividend yield is 1.02%.

The previous trading day's last sale of WTS was $58.64, representing a -6.42% decrease from the 52 week high of $62.66 and a 14.5% increase over the 52 week low of $51.22.

WTS is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as National Oilwell Varco, Inc. ( NOV ) and Precision Castparts Corporation ( PCP ). WTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.66. Zacks Investment Research reports WTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 21.02%, compared to an industry average of 21.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the WTS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to WTS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have WTS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Water Resource Port ( PHO )
  • First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ( FIW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an decrease of -4.83% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WTS at 4.09%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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