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Portfolio of Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks

The following table includes 10 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
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Price to Annual Dividend Ratio
1-Yr Price Chart
American States Water Company
1.02 (1.90%)
$102.00
52.60
American Water
1.66 (2.06%)
$166.00
48.49
Aqua America
0.82 (2.35%)
$82.00
42.52
Artesian Resources
0.94 (2.68%)
$94.00
37.29
California Water Service Group
0.75 (1.90%)
$75.00
52.53
Connecticut Water Service
1.19 (2.21%)
$119.00
45.20
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.
0.34 (2.62%)
$34.00
38.24
Middlesex Water Company
0.90 (2.38%)
$90.00
42.00
SJW Corp.
1.12 (2.01%)
$112.00
49.67
York Water Company
0.67 (2.21%)
$67.00
45.24
Sum Dividends
$941.00
Price and dividend data from Quandl. Dividend, yield and price to dividend ratio as of Feb-17-2018.


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 2008. AWK was 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:
Feb-25-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Feb-25-2018
End value:
$28,638
Number prices
121
Minimum value occurred on Feb-28-2009
$8,403
Maximum value occurred on Nov-30-2017
$32,887
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
186.38%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
11.09%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$28,638
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
60.68%
Number returns
7,260
Number profitable returns (Winners)
6,752
Percent profitable returns
93.00%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
508
Percent unprofitable returns
7.00%
Winners to losers ratio
13.29
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