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Lowest Return on Equity in the Water Utilities Industry Detected in Shares of Cons Water Co-Or (CWCO, CTWS, AWK, CWT, ARTNA)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Water Utilities industry with the lowest 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.

Cons Water Co-Or ranks lowest with a ROE of 377.8%. Following is Conn Water Svc with a ROE of 725.4%. American Water W ranks third lowest with a ROE of 817.7%.

Calif Water Srvc follows with a ROE of 953.1%, and Artesian Res-A rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 995.3%.

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Ticker(s): CWCO CTWS AWK CWT ARTNA