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AWK American Water Works Company Inc Dividend

American Water Works's latest quarterly dividend was on Aug 9, 2021 (ex-date) with a payout of $0.603 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $2.31 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 1.35% based on its recent close price.

AWK next dividend date: Not announced

AWK
DPS
$2.31
Dividend yield
1.35%
Payout ratio
55.8%
Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.21%
Payout ratio
70.7%

Dividend yield

American Water Works's dividend yield of 1.35% is below the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

American Water Works has been paying dividends since 2008. AWK has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has an increase of 10% for the last twelve months. And with the price of the stock up by 10% from a year ago, the dividend yield has an increase of 0.1%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Jul 28, 2021 Aug 9, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 $0.603 normal
Apr 28, 2021 May 10, 2021 Jun 1, 2021 $0.603 normal
Dec 10, 2020 Feb 5, 2021 Mar 2, 2021 $0.55 normal
Oct 26, 2020 Nov 9, 2020 Dec 2, 2020 $0.55 normal
Jul 29, 2020 Aug 11, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 $0.55 normal
Apr 29, 2020 May 11, 2020 Jun 2, 2020 $0.55 normal
Dec 6, 2019 Feb 6, 2020 Mar 4, 2020 $0.5 normal
Oct 29, 2019 Nov 8, 2019 Dec 4, 2019 $0.5 normal
Jul 26, 2019 Aug 8, 2019 Sep 4, 2019 $0.5 normal
Apr 17, 2019 May 10, 2019 Jun 4, 2019 $0.5 normal
Dec 7, 2018 Feb 6, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 $0.455 normal
Oct 30, 2018 Nov 8, 2018 Dec 4, 2018 $0.455 normal
Jul 27, 2018 Aug 9, 2018 Sep 4, 2018 $0.455 normal
Apr 20, 2018 May 10, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 $0.455 normal
Dec 8, 2017 Feb 6, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 $0.415 normal
Oct 31, 2017 Nov 9, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 $0.415 normal
Jul 28, 2017 Aug 7, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 $0.415 normal
Apr 21, 2017 May 3, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 $0.415 normal
Dec 9, 2016 Feb 3, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 $0.375 normal
Oct 28, 2016 Nov 7, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 $0.375 normal
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 4, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 $0.375 normal
Apr 22, 2016 May 5, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 $0.375 normal
Dec 11, 2015 Feb 4, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 $0.34 normal
Oct 30, 2015 Nov 5, 2015 Dec 1, 2015 $0.34 normal
Jul 24, 2015 Aug 6, 2015 Sep 1, 2015 $0.34 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

American Water Works's payout ratio of 55.8% is above the industry and its peers average but below the Utilities sector average.

Total amount of dividends paid per year (from cash flow)