Dividend Philosophy

  • California Water Service Group's goal is to provide stockholders with consistent dividend growth while maintaining the Company's financial strength.
  • 2018 dividend rate of $0.75 per share.
  • Dividends have been paid for the last 73 years and have been increased for 51 consecutive years.
  • The Company's goal is to achieve a dividend payout ratio in the 60% range.

Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan

California Water Service Groupoffers a Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan, which allows new and existing stockholders to purchase common stock directly from the Company through our transfer agent, Computershare. It also allows stockholders to reinvest dividends to purchase additional stock. For information on the Plan, contact Computershare at (877) 373-6374 (US, Canada, Puerto Rico) or (781) 575-3100 (non-US).

Dividend Dates for 2017

Quarter Declaration Record Date Payment Date
First Jan 26 February 6 February 17
Second May 2 May 8 May 19
Third July 27 August 7 August 18
Fourth October 25 November 6 November 17