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Connecticut Water Service has the Lowest EPS Growth in the Water Utilities Industry (CTWS, CWCO, SJW, WTR, AWK)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Water Utilities industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Connecticut Water Service ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 1.3%. Following is Consolidated Water with a EPS growth of 1.7%. SJW ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 3.6%.

Aqua America follows with a EPS growth of 4.1%, and American Water Works rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 6.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Connecticut Water Service on July 12th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $53.06. Since that call, shares of Connecticut Water Service have fallen 6.9%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): CTWS CWCO SJW WTR AWK