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Portfolio of Water Utilities Stocks

The following table includes 11 water utilities. Many water utilities have multiyear histories of increasing their dividends making them candidates for a dividend reinvestment portfolio.

Water Utilities Stocks
Annual Dividend & Yield
Recent Dividends
1-Yr Price Chart
American States Water Company
1.02 (1.99%)
American Water
1.66 (2.03%)
Aqua America
0.82 (2.39%)
Artesian Resources
0.93 (2.47%)
California Water Service Group
0.72 (1.88%)
Connecticut Water Service
1.19 (2.11%)
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.
0.30 (2.37%)
Global Water Resources
0.28 (2.93%)
Middlesex Water Company
0.84 (2.21%)
SJW Corp.
0.87 (1.55%)
York Water Company
0.64 (1.90%)
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Aug-12-2017. Price and dividend data from Quandl.

To inspect the performance of the Water Utilities Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using quarterly closes from Quandl.

The 9 stocks included in the portfolio computations are: AWR, WTR, ARTNA, CWT, CTWS, CWCO, MSEX, SJW and YORW. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,111.11 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing quarterly price for the current date in 2007. AWK and GWRS were excluded from the portfolio computations prices started after 2007.

Water Utilities Stocks - Return Results
Water Utilities Stocks
Start date:
Start value:
End date:
End value:
Number prices
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
Maximum value occurred on Sep-30-2017
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
Number returns
Number profitable returns (Winners)
Percent profitable returns
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
Percent unprofitable returns
Winners to losers ratio
See Multiyear Chart of Monthly Portfolio Values

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