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Consolidated Water is Among the Companies in the Water Utilities Industry With the Highest Future Earnings Growth (CWCO, CWT, SJW, WTR, AWK)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Water Utilities industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Consolidated Water ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 21.8%. California Water Service is next with a future earnings growth of 20.9%. SJW ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 8.1%.

Aqua America follows with a future earnings growth of 7.8%, and American Water Works rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 7.7%.

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Ticker(s): CWCO CWT SJW WTR AWK