Watts Water Technologies, Inc. ( WTS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased WTS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 10.53% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $76.9, the dividend yield is 1.09%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WTS was $76.9, representing a -8.72% decrease from the 52 week high of $84.25 and a 30.01% increase over the 52 week low of $59.15.
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 $2.31. Zacks Investment Research reports WTS's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 21.71%, compared to an industry average of 18.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WTS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WTS as a top-10 holding:
- Invesco Water Resources ETF ( PHO ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PHO with an increase of 0.53% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WTS at 1.43%.