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Relatively High Return on Equity Detected in Shares of Amer States Wate in the Water Utilities Industry (AWR, SJW, WTR, YORW, MSEX)

By Amy Schwartz

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.

Amer States Wate ranks highest with a ROE of 1,304.8%. Following is Sjw Group with a ROE of 1,292.4%. Aqua America Inc ranks third highest with a ROE of 1,258.0%.

York Water Co follows with a ROE of 1,106.6%, and Middlesex Water rounds out the top five with a ROE of 1,012.8%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of York Water Co on May 21st, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $35.38. Since that recommendation, shares of York Water Co have risen 9.9%. We continue to monitor York Water Co for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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