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Lowest Free Cash Flow Per Share in the Water Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of Aqua America (WTR, AWK, YORW, MSEX, CWCO)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Water Utilities industry with the lowest (positive) free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.

Aqua America ranks lowest with a FCF per share of $0.20. Following is American Water Works with a FCF per share of $0.35. York Water ranks third lowest with a FCF per share of $0.36.

Middlesex Water follows with a FCF per share of $0.62, and Consolidated Water rounds out the bottom five with a FCF per share of $0.99.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Consolidated Water on June 15th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $12.62. Since that call, shares of Consolidated Water have fallen 12.8%. 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): WTR AWK YORW MSEX CWCO