York Water Co. extends dividend streak


The York Water Co. declared its 582nd consecutive dividend on Wednesday, according to a company news release.

The York Water Co. celebrated 200 years by unveiling its historical marker Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Amanda J. Cain photo

The quarterly dividend of $0.1555 per share is payable July 15 to shareholders. The oldest publicly traded company in the country hasn't missed a dividend in more than 200 years, according to the release.