Portfolio of Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks

The following table includes 8 water utilities that pay dividends. Many water utilities have multiyear histories of increasing their dividends making them candidates for a dividend reinvestment portfolio.

8 Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks

Stock Return & Price Chart


Dividend (Yield)&

Recent Dividends

American States Water CompanyAWR$1.22 (1.35%)
American Water AWK$2.00 (1.46%)
California Water Service GroupCWT$0.85 (1.56%)
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.CWCO$0.34 (1.86%)
Essential UtilitiesWTRG$0.94 (1.75%)
Middlesex Water CompanyMSEX$1.02 (1.51%)
SJW Corp.SJW$1.28 (1.79%)
York Water CompanyYORW$0.72 (1.48%)
Dividend data from Quandl as of Feb-21-2020.

8 Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks

Stock Returns & Price Chart


Recent Prices &
Annualized Return

American States Water CompanyAWR
American Water AWK
California Water Service GroupCWT
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.CWCO
Essential UtilitiesWTRG
Middlesex Water CompanyMSEX
York Water CompanyYORW
Price data from Quandl as of most recent close.

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

All 8 stocks are included in the portfolio computations. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,250.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each stock at its closing monthly price for the first date shown on the portfolio value chart below. All prices are adjusted for splits and dividends.

The current value of a $10,000 investment is $46,590. The percent return is 365.90%. The annualized return is 16.79%.

Return Summary for Dividend-Paying Water Utilities Stocks
Start DateMar-31-2010
Start Investment$10,000.00
End DateFeb-26-2020
Current Value of Investment$46,589.66
Total Return365.90%
Annualized Return16.79%
Min DateJun-30-2010
Min Price$9,557.37
Max DateJan-31-2020
Max Price$47,208.47
# Monthly Prices120
Number Returns7,140
Number Profitable Returns6,969
Percent Profitable Returns97.61%
Number Unprofitable Returns171
Percent Unprofitable Returns2.39%
Profitable to Unprofitable Returns Ratio40.75

NOTE: The stocks included in the tables and chart are representative of the industry. They are not recommendations.

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