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American States Water is Among the Companies in the Water Utilities Industry With the Highest PEG Ratio (AWR, YORW, AWK, CWT, CWCO)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Water Utilities industry with the highest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and expected growth. Generally, the lower the PEG, the better.

American States Water ranks highest with a a PEG ratio of 6.26. York Water is next with a a PEG ratio of 4.49. American Water Works ranks third highest with a a PEG ratio of 4.36.

California Water Service follows with a a PEG ratio of 4.08, and Consolidated Water rounds out the top five with a a PEG ratio of 3.54.

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