Aqua America Inc. (WTR) Announces Jun 14 Dividend of $0.15
Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) declared a jun 14 dividend on Monday, May 5th, AnalystRatings.NET reports. Investors of record on Friday, May 16th will be given a dividend of 0.152 per share on Sunday, June 1st. This represents a yield of 2.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 14th.
On a related note, analysts at Brean Capital cut their price target on shares of Aqua America from $33.00 to $31.00 in a research note on Monday, March 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Aqua America presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $30.50.
Shares of Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) traded down 1.45% on Monday, hitting $24.46. The stock had a trading volume of 520,071 shares. Aqua America has a 52 week low of $22.40 and a 52 week high of $28.12. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $25.12 and a 200-day moving average of $24.39. The company has a market cap of $4.331 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.15.
Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May 7th. The company reported $0.24 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.24. The company had revenue of $182.67 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $184.24 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.29 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 2.3% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Aqua America will post $1.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Aqua America, Inc (NYSE:WTR) is the holding company for regulated utilities providing water or wastewater services in Pennsylvania, Texas, North Carolina, Ohio, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Florida, Indiana, Virginia, Maine, and Georgia.
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