10.1.2003: Meldung: American Water Works: "Stub Period" Dividend
VOORHEES, N.J.--Jan. 9, 2003--American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK - News), announced today that, in connection with the anticipated closing of its acquisition by Thames Water, the water division of RWE, its board of directors had declared a "stub period" dividend equal to $0.2153333 per share on its common stock, the payment of which is contingent upon the closing of the acquisition on Friday, January 10, 2003.
The "stub period" dividend will be payable to stockholders of record as of the close of trading on January 9, 2003. The "stub period" dividend is expected to be paid within 15 days after the closing date of the merger.
About American Water Works
American Water Works is the largest publicly traded US Corporation devoted exclusively to the business of water. Its 6,600 employees provide water, wastewater and other related services to 15 million people in 27 states and three Canadian provinces.
American Water Works Company, Inc.
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