BRYN MAWR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE: WTR) declared a quarterly cash dividend payment of $0.152 per share payable on June 1, 2014, to all shareholders of record on May 16, 2014.
The June dividend payment of $0.152 per share is 9 percent higher than the split-adjusted dividend the company paid in June 2013 of $0.14 per share. Aqua has paid a consecutive quarterly dividend for 69 years. The company has raised the quarterly dividend 23 times in the last 22 years.
Aqua America is one of the largest U.S.-based, publicly traded water utilities and serves nearly 3 million people in Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, Indiana and Virginia. Aqua America is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WTR. Visit AquaAmerica.com for more information.