SAN DIMAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 2, 2012--
Today, the Board of Directors of American States Water Company
(NYSE:AWR) approved a quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share on the
Common Shares of the Company. This action marks the 304th
consecutive dividend payment by the Company. For more than 57
consecutive years, American States Water Company shareholders have
received an increase in their aggregate annual dividend.
Dividends on the Common Shares will be payable on June 1, 2012 to
shareholders of record at the close of business on May 14, 2012.
American States Water Company is the parent of Golden State Water
Company and American States Utility Services, Inc. Through its utility
subsidiary, Golden State Water Company, AWR provides water service to
approximately 1 out of every 36 Californians located within 75
communities throughout 10 counties in Northern, Coastal and Southern
California (approximately 256,000 customers). The Company also
distributes electricity to over 23,000 customers in the Big Bear
recreational area of California. Through its contracted services
subsidiary, American States Utility Services, Inc., the Company provides
operations, maintenance and construction management services for water
and wastewater systems located on military bases throughout the country.
American States Water Company has paid dividends to shareholders every
year since 1931, increasing the dividends received by shareholders each
calendar year since 1954.
Source: American States Water Company
American States Water Company
Eva G. Tang
President - Finance, Chief Financial Officer,
(909) 394-3600, extension 707