Watts Water Technologies, Inc. ( WTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 28, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased WTS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that WTS has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of WTS was $80.55, representing a -13.71% decrease from the 52 week high of $93.35 and a 31.68% increase over the 52 week low of $61.17.
WTS is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Baker Hughes, a GE company ( BHGE ) and Parker-Hannifin Corporation ( PH ). WTS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.64. Zacks Investment Research reports WTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 8.85%, compared to an industry average of 11.8%.