Ex-Div Reminder for Connecticut Water Service (CTWS)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/28/18, Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (CTWS) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2975, payable on 3/15/18. As a percentage of CTWS's recent stock price of $53.98, this dividend works out to approximately 0.55%, so look for shares of Connecticut Water Service, Inc. to trade 0.55% lower — all else being equal — when CTWS shares open for trading on 2/28/18.

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Below is a dividend history chart for CTWS, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2975 declared by Connecticut Water Service, Inc.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from CTWS is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.20% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of CTWS shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Connecticut Water Service, Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, CTWS's low point in its 52 week range is $50.56 per share, with $65.04 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $53.98.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, CTWS makes up 1.12% of the First Trust Water ETF ( FIW) which is trading higher by about 0.5% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Connecticut Water Service, Inc. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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