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Portfolio of Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks

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


Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks
Stock
Quote
Annual Dividend & Yield
Annual Dividend 100 Shares
1-Yr Price Chart
American States Water Company
1.02 (1.99%)
$102.00
American Water
1.66 (2.01%)
$166.00
Aqua America
0.82 (2.36%)
$82.00
Artesian Resources
0.93 (2.20%)
$93.00
California Water Service Group
0.72 (1.89%)
$72.00
Connecticut Water Service
1.19 (2.01%)
$119.00
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.
0.30 (2.34%)
$30.00
Global Water Resources
0.28 (2.90%)
$28.00
Middlesex Water Company
0.84 (2.15%)
$84.00
SJW Corp.
0.87 (1.53%)
$87.00
York Water Company
0.64 (1.83%)
$64.00
Sum Dividends
$927.00
Dividend yield data from Yahoo! Finance as of Oct-14-2017. Price and dividend data from Quandl.


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

The 9 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 weekly price for the current date in 2007. AWK and GWRS were excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.


Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks
Start date:
Oct-19-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Oct-19-2017
End value:
$30,742
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
$8,581
Maximum value occurred on Dec-31-2017
$30,742
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
207.42%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
315.51%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$30,742
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
55.64%
Number returns
820
Number profitable returns (Winners)
733
Percent profitable returns
89.39%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
87
Percent unprofitable returns
10.61%
Winners to losers ratio
8.43
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