BRYN MAWR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.178 per share, payable on March 1, 2016 to all shareholders of record on Feb. 12, 2016.
The March 1, 2016 dividend marks the 71st consecutive year of paying quarterly cash dividends. Aqua America has increased the dividend 25 times in the last 24 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.