BRYN MAWR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.2047 per share, payable on March 1, 2018 to all shareholders of record on Feb. 16, 2018.
The March 1, 2018 dividend marks the 73rd consecutive year the company has paid quarterly cash dividends. Aqua America increased the dividend 27 times in the last 26 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.