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

By Amy Schwartz

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%. Consolidated Water is next 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%.

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