The York Water Company ( YORW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 28, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.16 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 14, 2017. Shareholders who purchased YORW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that YORW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $36.75, the dividend yield is 1.74%.
The previous trading day's last sale of YORW was $36.75, representing a -7.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $39.86 and a 32.77% increase over the 52 week low of $27.68.
YORW 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 ). YORW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.93. Zacks Investment Research reports YORW's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as 4.35%, compared to an industry average of 9.3%.