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Artesian Res-A has the Lowest P/E Ratio in the Water Utilities Industry (ARTNA, CWCO, SJW, CTWS, AWK)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Water Utilities industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Artesian Res-A ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 21.20. Cons Water Co-Or is next with a a P/E ratio of 22.95. Sjw Group ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 23.94.

Conn Water Svc follows with a a P/E ratio of 33.70, and American Water W rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 36.51.

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