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|
|American States Water Company||AWR||$1.34 (1.70%)|
|American Water||AWK||$2.20 (1.54%)|
|California Water Service Group||CWT||$0.85 (1.74%)|
|Consolidated Water Co. Ltd.||CWCO||$0.34 (2.36%)|
|Essential Utilities||WTRG||$1.00 (2.21%)|
|Middlesex Water Company||MSEX||$1.02 (1.51%)|
|SJW Corp.||SJW||$1.28 (1.83%)|
|York Water Company||YORW||$0.72 (1.53%)|
|Dividend data from Alpha Vantage as of Sep-02-2020.|
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 Alpha Vantage.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 $21,085. The percent return is 110.85%. The annualized return is 16.09%.
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