Dividend per share
But AWK’s earnings are expected to rise by ~8% annually, which should contribute to stable future dividend growth. So far in 2016, AWK has paid $1.09 per share in dividends.
In the past five years, WTR’s dividend has risen 8%, while CWT’s dividend showed a 2.3% rise, compounded annually. American States Water’s (AWR) dividend has grown by 10.7%, compounded annually during the past five years.