The York Water Company ( YORW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.1495 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased YORW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that YORW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $22.1, the dividend yield is 2.71%.
The previous trading day's last sale of YORW was $22.1, representing a -14.97% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.99 and a 12.24% increase over the 52 week low of $19.69.
YORW is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). 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 2015 as 6.74%, compared to an industry average of 9.7%.