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Highest Return on Equity in the Water Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of SJW (SJW, WTR, AWR, MSEX, YORW)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Water Utilities industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

SJW ranks highest with a ROE of 1,413.3%. Aqua America is next with a ROE of 1,309.7%. American States Water ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,245.9%.

Middlesex Water follows with a ROE of 1,131.6%, and York Water rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,125.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Middlesex Water on May 26th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $35.14. Since that recommendation, shares of Middlesex Water have risen 8.4%. We continue to monitor Middlesex Water for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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