News coverage about Consolidated Water Co. (NASDAQ:CWCO) has trended positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Consolidated Water Co. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.29 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.3871935960174 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Consolidated Water Co. (NASDAQ CWCO) traded down 1.80% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $12.30. The stock had a trading volume of 33,364 shares. The company has a market cap of $183.27 million, a PE ratio of 62.12 and a beta of 0.91. Consolidated Water Co. has a 52 week low of $9.80 and a 52 week high of $13.50. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $12.71 and its 200-day moving average price is $12.34.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 2nd will be given a $0.075 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 29th. This represents a $0.30 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.44%. Consolidated Water Co.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 150.01%.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Consolidated Water Co. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th.
About Consolidated Water Co.
Consolidated Water Co Ltd. develops and operates seawater desalination plants (that utilize reverse osmosis technology) and water distribution systems in areas where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or non-existent. The Company operates in three segments: retail water operations, bulk water operations and services operations.
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