Essential Utilities (WTRG)

Essential Utilities (WTRG) Dividend Date & History


Dividend Data

Next Ex-Dividend Date
Feb 09, 2023
Payment date​
Mar 01, 2023
Dividend Amount Per Share
Dividend Yield
Sector: Utilities
Sector Average: 2.992%
Payout Ratio
Dividend Growth​
14 years ago
Since 2009
Last 3 Months

Dividend Amount Per Share​

WTRG Dividend Yield Range

WTRG Dividend History

Declaration Date
Record Date
Payment Date
Feb 09, 2023$0.29QuarterlyFeb 10, 2023Mar 01, 2023
Nov 09, 2022$0.29QuarterlyNov 11, 2022Dec 01, 2022
Aug 11, 2022$0.29QuarterlyAug 12, 2022Sep 01, 2022
May 12, 2022$0.27QuarterlyMar 21, 2022May 13, 2022Jun 01, 2022
Feb 10, 2022$0.27QuarterlyFeb 11, 2022Mar 01, 2022
Nov 10, 2021$0.27QuarterlyNov 12, 2021Dec 01, 2021
Aug 12, 2021$0.27QuarterlyAug 13, 2021Sep 01, 2021
May 13, 2021$0.25QuarterlyMay 14, 2021Jun 01, 2021
Feb 11, 2021$0.25QuarterlyFeb 12, 2021Mar 01, 2021
Nov 12, 2020$0.25QuarterlyNov 13, 2020Dec 01, 2020
The table shows Essential Utilities’s dividend history, including amount per share, payout frequency, declaration, record, and payment dates.


Does Essential Utilities pay dividends?
Yes, WTRG has paid a dividend within the past 12 months.
    How much is Essential Utilities's dividend?
    WTRG pays a dividend of $0.29 per share. WTRG's annual dividend yield is 2.36%.
      When is Essential Utilities ex-dividend date?
      Essential Utilities's upcoming ex-dividend date is on Feb 09, 2023. Essential Utilities shareholders who own WTRG stock before this date will receive Essential Utilities's next dividend payment of $0.29 per share on Mar 01, 2023. Add WTRG to your watchlist to be reminded before Essential Utilities's ex-dividend date.
        When is Essential Utilities dividend payment date?
        Essential Utilities's next dividend payment date is on Mar 01, 2023, when Essential Utilities shareholders who own WTRG shares before Feb 09, 2023 will receive a dividend payment of $0.29 per share. Add WTRG to your watchlist to be reminded of WTRG's next dividend payment.
          Does Essential Utilities have sufficient earnings to cover their dividend?
          Yes, WTRG's past year earnings per share was $1.78, and their annual dividend per share is $1.13. WTRG's dividend payout ratio is 62.71% ($1.13/$1.78) which is sustainable.

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