WTR Aqua America Inc.

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  • WTR
  • Price as of: May 31, 04:01 PM EDT
  • $32.31
  • -$0.01
  • 0.0%
  • Industry
  • Water utilities
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WTR Stock Dividend Data

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  • Dividend Yield
    2.20% Utilities Average 6.85%
  • Annual Payout
    $0.71 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    53.4% EPS $1.33
  • Dividend Growth
    8 yrs Since 2008
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Metric WTR Rank WTR Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is slightly above Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

WTR Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
8.6% 8.2% 8 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

WTR Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$0.6860 2015 8.2%
$0.6340 2014 1.9%
Historical Dividend Data

WTR Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.1780 2016-04-15 2016-05-11 2016-05-13 2016-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1780 2016-02-01 2016-02-10 2016-02-12 2016-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1780 2015-10-16 2015-11-10 2015-11-13 2015-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1780 2015-08-04 2015-08-12 2015-08-14 2015-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2015-04-27 2015-05-13 2015-05-15 2015-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2015-02-02 2015-02-11 2015-02-13 2015-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2014-10-03 2014-11-12 2014-11-14 2014-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1650 2014-08-05 2014-08-13 2014-08-15 2014-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1520 2014-05-05 2014-05-14 2014-05-16 2014-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1520 2014-02-05 2014-02-13 2014-02-18 2014-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1520 2013-10-16 2013-11-14 2013-11-18 2013-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1900 2013-05-09 2013-08-14 2013-08-16 2013-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
5-for-4 2013-05-09 2013-09-03 2013-08-16 2013-08-30 NM Stock Split NM
$0.1400 2013-05-01 2013-05-15 2013-05-17 2013-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2013-02-01 2013-02-13 2013-02-15 2013-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1400 2012-08-02 2012-11-14 2012-11-16 2012-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1320 2012-08-02 2012-08-15 2012-08-17 2012-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1320 2012-05-01 2012-05-15 2012-05-17 2012-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1320 2012-02-01 2012-02-15 2012-02-17 2012-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1320 2011-08-02 2011-11-15 2011-11-17 2011-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1240 2011-08-02 2011-08-15 2011-08-17 2011-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1240 2011-05-02 2011-05-13 2011-05-17 2011-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1240 2011-02-01 2011-02-15 2011-02-17 2011-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1240 2010-08-03 2010-11-15 2010-11-17 2010-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1160 2010-08-03 2010-08-13 2010-08-17 2010-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1160 2010-05-03 2010-05-13 2010-05-17 2010-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1160 2010-02-01 2010-02-11 2010-02-16 2010-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1160 2009-08-04 2009-11-12 2009-11-16 2009-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1080 2009-08-04 2009-08-13 2009-08-17 2009-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1080 2009-05-01 2009-05-14 2009-05-18 2009-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1080 2009-02-02 2009-02-12 2009-02-17 2009-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1080 2008-08-05 2008-11-13 2008-11-17 2008-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-08-05 2008-08-14 2008-08-18 2008-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-05-01 2008-05-14 2008-05-16 2008-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2008-02-07 2008-02-13 2008-02-15 2008-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2007-10-05 2007-11-14 2007-11-16 2007-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1000 2007-08-07 2007-08-15 2007-08-17 2007-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0920 2007-05-03 2007-05-16 2007-05-18 2007-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0920 2007-02-01 2007-02-13 2007-02-15 2007-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0920 2006-09-20 2006-11-15 2006-11-17 2006-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0920 2006-08-01 2006-08-16 2006-08-18 2006-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0855 2006-05-01 2006-05-16 2006-05-18 2006-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0641 2006-02-07 2006-02-13 2006-02-15 2006-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
4-for-3 2005-08-02 2005-12-02 2005-11-17 2005-12-01 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0855 2005-08-01 2005-11-15 2005-11-17 2005-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0780 2005-08-02 2005-08-16 2005-08-18 2005-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0780 2005-05-04 2005-05-16 2005-05-18 2005-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0780 2005-01-28 2005-02-10 2005-02-14 2005-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0780 2004-08-03 2004-11-10 2004-11-15 2004-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0720 2004-08-03 2004-08-12 2004-08-16 2004-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0576 2004-04-27 2004-05-12 2004-05-14 2004-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0576 2004-02-03 2004-02-11 2004-02-16 2004-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
5-for-4 2003-08-05 2003-12-02 2003-11-14 2003-12-01 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0720 2003-08-05 2003-11-12 2003-11-14 2003-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0672 2003-08-05 2003-08-13 2003-08-15 2003-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0672 2003-05-06 2003-05-13 2003-05-15 2003-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0672 2003-02-04 2003-02-12 2003-02-14 2003-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.0672 2002-08-06 2002-11-13 2002-11-15 2002-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0636 2002-08-06 2002-08-14 2002-08-16 2002-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0509 2002-05-03 2002-05-10 2002-05-14 2002-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0509 2002-02-05 2002-02-08 2002-02-12 2002-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0636 2001-08-07 2001-11-14 2001-11-16 2001-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
5-for-4 2001-08-07 2001-12-03 2001-11-16 2001-11-30 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0595 2001-08-07 2001-08-15 2001-08-17 2001-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0595 2001-05-01 2001-05-11 2001-05-15 2001-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0595 2001-01-31 2001-02-12 2001-02-14 2001-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0744 2000-08-01 2000-11-13 2000-11-15 2000-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0691 2000-08-01 2000-08-11 2000-08-15 2000-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0691 2000-05-01 2000-05-11 2000-05-15 2000-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0691 2000-02-01 2000-02-11 2000-02-15 2000-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1075 1999-12-10 1999-12-21 1999-12-23 2000-01-04 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0691 1999-10-05 1999-11-09 1999-11-12 1999-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1075 1999-09-21 1999-10-06 1999-10-08 1999-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0461 1999-08-03 1999-08-13 1999-08-17 1999-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0710 1999-06-15 1999-07-07 1999-07-09 1999-07-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0435 1999-04-28 1999-05-10 1999-05-12 1999-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0710 1999-03-23 1999-04-07 1999-04-09 1999-04-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1999-02-16 1999-03-23 1999-03-01 1999-03-22 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0435 1999-01-27 1999-02-08 1999-02-10 1999-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1062 1998-12-15 1999-01-06 1999-01-08 1999-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0435 1998-10-06 1998-11-06 1998-11-10 1998-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1062 1998-09-22 1998-10-07 1998-10-09 1998-10-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0435 1998-08-04 1998-08-13 1998-08-17 1998-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0787 1998-06-23 1998-07-08 1998-07-10 1998-07-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0312 1998-04-29 1998-05-11 1998-05-13 1998-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0787 1998-03-24 1998-04-07 1998-04-09 1998-04-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0312 1997-12-02 1998-02-11 1998-02-13 1998-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0787 1997-12-16 1998-01-07 1998-01-09 1998-01-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
4-for-3 1997-12-02 1998-01-13 1997-12-15 1998-01-12 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0408 1997-10-07 1997-11-06 1997-11-11 1997-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0787 1997-09-23 1997-10-08 1997-10-10 1997-10-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0408 1997-08-05 1997-08-15 1997-08-19 1997-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0778 1997-06-24 1997-07-09 1997-07-11 1997-07-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0389 1997-04-29 1997-05-09 1997-05-13 1997-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0778 1997-03-25 1997-04-09 1997-04-11 1997-04-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0259 1997-01-29 1997-02-10 1997-02-12 1997-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1996-12-17 1997-01-08 1997-01-10 1997-01-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0259 1996-10-30 1996-11-12 1996-11-14 1996-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1996-09-25 1996-10-09 1996-10-11 1996-10-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0259 1996-05-16 1996-08-13 1996-08-15 1996-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1996-06-25 1996-07-10 1996-07-12 1996-07-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1996-05-16 1996-07-11 1996-06-18 1996-07-10 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0371 1996-04-30 1996-05-10 1996-05-14 1996-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1996-03-25 1996-04-10 1996-04-12 1996-04-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0371 1996-01-30 1996-02-09 1996-02-13 1996-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1995-12-19 1996-01-10 1996-01-12 1996-01-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0371 1995-11-01 1995-11-10 1995-11-14 1995-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1995-09-27 1995-10-11 1995-10-13 1995-10-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0371 1995-08-01 1995-08-11 1995-08-15 1995-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1995-06-27 1995-07-06 1995-07-10 1995-07-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0358 1995-04-26 1995-05-09 1995-05-15 1995-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1995-03-24 1995-04-03 1995-04-07 1995-04-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0358 1995-01-30 1995-02-07 1995-02-13 1995-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1994-12-16 1994-12-30 1995-01-06 1995-01-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0358 1994-11-01 1994-11-08 1994-11-15 1994-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1994-09-28 1994-10-04 1994-10-11 1994-10-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0358 1994-05-19 1994-08-09 1994-08-15 1994-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1994-06-21 1994-07-01 1994-07-08 1994-07-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0346 1994-05-02 1994-05-10 1994-05-16 1994-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1994-03-29 1994-04-04 1994-04-08 1994-04-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0346 1994-02-01 1994-02-09 1994-02-15 1994-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1993-12-10 1994-01-03 1994-01-07 1994-01-28 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0346 1993-11-02 1993-11-09 1993-11-16 1993-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1993-09-28 1993-10-04 1993-10-08 1993-10-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0346 1993-08-03 1993-08-11 1993-08-17 1993-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1993-05-28 1993-07-06 1993-07-12 1993-07-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0346 1993-03-02 1993-05-10 1993-05-14 1993-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1993-03-23 1993-04-02 1993-04-09 1993-04-30 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0333 1993-02-04 1993-02-10 1993-02-17 1993-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0518 1992-12-15 1993-01-04 1993-01-08 1993-01-29 Unknown Regular Quarter
Company Profile

WTR Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Utilities
Industry: Water Utilities

Aqua America- (WTR) - the company operates as the holding company for regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. It serves residential, commercial, fire protection, industrial, and other water and wastewater customers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, New York, Florida, Indiana, Virginia, Maine, Missouri, and South Carolina. As of December 31, 2007, it served approximately 3 million customers. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

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  • Aqua America Q4 Profit Almost Doubles, Revenue Rises 12%; Adjusted Net and Revs Miss Estimates (WTR)

    Before the bell on Monday, water utility company Aqua America Inc (WTR) reported a rise in profit and revenue for the fourth quarter. However, adjusted net income and revenue both missed estimates. The Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania-based company said its fourth quarter profits were up substantially, coming in at $66.56 million, or 47 cents per share, from $34.01 million, or 24 cents per share, in the same period a year earlier. Income from continuing operations came in at $65.13 million, or 46 cents per share, from $31.51 million, or 23 cents per share, a year earlier. Adjusting for one-time items, which includes a 22 cent per share tax benefit, the company earned 25 cents per share in the quarter. Aqua America's quarterly revenue rose to $187.48 million, up from $166.79 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. According to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters, WTR was expected to earn 28 cents per share on revenue of $197.06 million. Aqua America shares were down 33 cents, or -1.14%, during pre-market trading on Monday. The stock is up +28.29% over the past year. The Bottom Line Shares of Aqua America (WTR) have a dividend yield of 2.42% based on Friday's closing price of $28.93 and the company's annualized dividend payout of 70 cents per share. Aqua America Inc (WTR) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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  • Aqua America Q3 Profit Rises, Beating View (WTR)

    Water utility company, Aqua America Inc (WTR) reported an increase in profits, beating analysts expectations Friday. The Bryn Mawr, PA based company reported third quarter earnings of 36 cents a share, beating analysts estimates of 35 cents a share. Reported revenue was $214.57, higher than analysts estimated revenue of $213.93 million. Aqua America Chief Executive Officer Nicholas DeBenedictis commented, "These results reflect management's focus on investing the capital needed for infrastructure improvements and receiving timely rate relief while simultaneously working to control operating costs." Aqua America shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Friday. Aqua America Inc(WTR) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.
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