Essential Utilities (WTRG)

Essential Utilities (WTRG) Dividend Date & History


Dividend Data

Last Ex-Dividend Date
May 09, 2024
Payment date​
Jun 01, 2024
Dividend Amount Per Share
Dividend Yield
Sector: Utilities
Sector Average: 2.992%
Payout Ratio
Dividend Growth​
Over 15 years
Since 2009
Last 3 Months

Dividend Amount Per Share​

WTRG Dividend Yield Range

WTRG Dividend History

Declaration Date
Record Date
Payment Date
May 09, 2024$0.31QuarterlyMay 10, 2024Jun 01, 2024
Feb 08, 2024$0.31QuarterlyDec 12, 2023Feb 09, 2024Mar 01, 2024
Nov 09, 2023$0.31QuarterlyNov 10, 2023Dec 01, 2023
Aug 10, 2023$0.31QuarterlyAug 11, 2023Sep 01, 2023
May 11, 2023$0.29QuarterlyMay 12, 2023Jun 01, 2023
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
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 $0.31 per share. WTRG's annual dividend yield is 3.04%.
      When is Essential Utilities ex-dividend date?
      Essential Utilities's upcoming ex-dividend date is on May 09, 2024. Essential Utilities shareholders who own WTRG stock before this date will receive Essential Utilities's next dividend payment of $0.31 per share on Jun 01, 2024. 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 quarterly payment date is on Jun 01, 2024, when Essential Utilities shareholders who owned WTRG shares before May 09, 2024 received a dividend payment of $0.31 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 $2.11, and their annual dividend per share is $1.23. WTRG's dividend payout ratio is 65.70% ($1.23/$2.11) which is sustainable.
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