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AWR American States Water dividend history, payout ratio & dates

American States Water's last quarterly dividend was on Aug 12, 2022 (ex-date) with a distribution of $0.398 per share. At an annualized rate of $1.49 per share, the stock yields 1.82%. The latest dividend has grown by $0.03, or 9% from the previous dividend.

Key dates

  • AWR last dividend date: Aug 12, 2022
  • AWR next dividend date: Not announced
AWR dividend stats
DPS
$1.49
Dividend yield
1.78%
Payout ratio
67%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.23%
Payout ratio
63.5%

Dividend yield

What is American States Water current dividend yield

AWR has a dividend yield of 1.82% which is below the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with its Utilities sector average of 3.23%, American States Water's dividend yield is 44% lower. Historically AWR's dividend yield has averaged at 1.6% in the last 5 years, which is lower than the current yield.

Dividend history

What is AWR dividend payout history and dates

American States Water has been paying dividends since 1996. AWR has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 9% since one year ago. And with the stock price down by 4.2% from a year ago, the dividend yield has grown by 14%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Aug 12, 2022 Sep 1, 2022 Jul 28, 2022 $0.398 normal
May 13, 2022 Jun 1, 2022 Apr 28, 2022 $0.365 normal
Feb 14, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 Feb 3, 2022 $0.365 normal
Nov 12, 2021 Dec 1, 2021 Oct 28, 2021 $0.365 normal
Aug 13, 2021 Sep 1, 2021 Jul 29, 2021 $0.365 normal
May 14, 2021 Jun 2, 2021 May 3, 2021 $0.335 normal
Feb 12, 2021 Mar 2, 2021 $0.335 normal
Nov 13, 2020 Dec 1, 2020 Oct 27, 2020 $0.335 normal
Aug 14, 2020 Sep 1, 2020 Jul 28, 2020 $0.335 normal
May 14, 2020 Jun 1, 2020 Apr 30, 2020 $0.305 normal
Feb 13, 2020 Mar 2, 2020 Jan 28, 2020 $0.305 normal
Nov 14, 2019 Dec 2, 2019 Oct 30, 2019 $0.305 normal
Aug 14, 2019 Sep 3, 2019 Jul 30, 2019 $0.305 normal
May 15, 2019 Jun 3, 2019 May 1, 2019 $0.275 normal
Feb 14, 2019 Mar 1, 2019 Jan 29, 2019 $0.275 normal
Nov 14, 2018 Dec 3, 2018 Oct 30, 2018 $0.275 normal
Aug 14, 2018 Aug 31, 2018 Jul 31, 2018 $0.275 normal
May 14, 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Apr 30, 2018 $0.255 normal
Feb 14, 2018 Mar 1, 2018 Jan 30, 2018 $0.255 normal
Nov 14, 2017 Dec 1, 2017 Oct 31, 2017 $0.255 normal
Aug 11, 2017 Sep 1, 2017 Aug 1, 2017 $0.255 normal
May 11, 2017 Jun 1, 2017 May 1, 2017 $0.242 normal
Feb 13, 2017 Mar 1, 2017 Jan 31, 2017 $0.242 normal
Nov 10, 2016 Dec 1, 2016 $0.242 normal
Aug 11, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $0.224 normal
May 16, 2016 Jun 1, 2016 May 2, 2016 $0.224 normal
Feb 11, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 Jan 27, 2016 $0.224 normal

American States Water dividend payout ratio

What is American States Water dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

AWR has a payout ratio of 67% which is higher than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. If we compare it with the Utilities sector average of 63.5%, American States Water's payout ratio is 6% higher.

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

AWR dividend vs peer dividends

How does AWR dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
SJW Sjw Group 2.29% $1.42 81.6%
ARTNA Artesian Resources Corp 2.19% $1.08 57.9%
YORW York Water Co 1.94% $0.78 59.1%
AWK American Water Works Company Inc 1.84% $2.52 35.1%
AWR American States Water Co 1.78% $1.49 67%
CWT California Water Service Group 1.74% $0.98 59.4%

Frequently asked questions

Does American States Water pay a dividend?

Yes, American States Water has been paying dividends for the last 26 years.

When is American States Water's next dividend?

Currently AWR's next dividend date is unknown, however based on the recent dividend frequency we project that it will likely be in November 2022.

When was AWR's last dividend?

American States Water's last dividend ex-date was on Aug 12, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.398 per share.

How much dividend does American States Water pay (per share)?

On an annual basis AWR pays $1.49 per share.

What is American States Water's dividend yield?

Currently American States Water's dividend yield is 1.82%.

How often does American States Water pay dividends?

American States Water pays dividends quarterly.

What is American States Water's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of American States Water is 67%.

Does American States Water pay a good dividend?

American States Water's dividend yield is lower than the Utilities sector average.