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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 (1.77%)
$102.00
56.56
American Water
1.66 (1.81%)
$166.00
55.16
Aqua America
0.82 (2.16%)
$82.00
46.33
Artesian Resources
0.94 (2.22%)
$94.00
45.00
California Water Service Group
0.72 (1.58%)
$72.00
63.33
Connecticut Water Service
1.19 (1.88%)
$119.00
53.20
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.
0.30 (2.28%)
$30.00
43.83
Middlesex Water Company
0.90 (1.94%)
$90.00
51.53
SJW Corp.
0.87 (1.28%)
$87.00
78.13
York Water Company
0.64 (1.72%)
$64.00
57.97
Sum Dividends
$906.00
Price and dividend data from Quandl. Dividend, yield and price to dividend ratio as of Dec-01-2017.


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 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:
Dec-12-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Dec-12-2017
End value:
$29,753
Number prices
41
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
$8,581
Maximum value occurred on Dec-31-2017
$29,753
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
197.53%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
11.52%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$29,753
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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