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10 Best Water Utility Stocks for 2014

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Every day TheStreet Ratings produces a list of the top rated stocks. These 10 water utility stocks are rated highest by the TheStreet Ratings value-focused methodology.

Equity Top: Water Utilities


Source: TheStreet Ratings

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In trading on Thursday, shares of York Water Co entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $19.39 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which is a technical analysis indicator used to measure momentum on a scale of zero to 100.
7/24/14 3:51PM
Water utility companies have been installing new meters and consumers' bills are on the rise. Jump in -- the water's fine.
7/10/14 1:41PM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/26/14, York Water Co will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1431, payable on 7/15/14. As a percentage of YORW's recent stock price of $20.69, this dividend works out to approximately 0.69%, so look for shares of York Water Co to trade 0.69% lower — all else being equal — when YORW shares open for trading on 6/26/14.
6/24/14 10:51AM
The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. York Water Co presently has an excellent rank, in the top 25% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.
5/6/14 4:32PM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/26/14, York Water Co will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1431, payable on 4/15/14. As a percentage of YORW's recent stock price of $20.08, this dividend works out to approximately 0.71%, so look for shares of York Water Co to trade 0.71% lower — all else being equal — when YORW shares open for trading on 2/26/14.
2/24/14 10:09AM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/27/13, York Water Co will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1431, payable on 1/15/14. As a percentage of YORW's recent stock price of $21.75, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of York Water Co to trade 0.66% lower — all else being equal — when YORW shares open for trading on 12/27/13.
12/26/13 11:10AM
In trading on Wednesday, shares of York Water Co touched a new 52-week high of $22.00/share. That's a 29.41% rise, or $5 per share from the 52-week low of $17.00 set back on 11/23/2012.
11/27/13 4:17PM
The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 08/30/2013 settlement date, and York Water Co is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 11.22 "days to cover" versus the median component at 5.87. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.
9/24/13 2:54PM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/26/13, York Water Co will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1383, payable on 10/15/13. As a percentage of YORW's recent stock price of $21.16, this dividend works out to approximately 0.65%, so look for shares of York Water Co to trade 0.65% lower — all else being equal — when YORW shares open for trading on 9/26/13.
9/24/13 12:45PM
The most recent short interest data was recently released by the NASDAQ for the 05/31/2013 settlement date, and York Water Co is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 9.80 "days to cover" versus the median component at 4.86. There are a number of ways to look at short data, but one metric that we find particularly useful is the "days to cover" because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares typically traded.
6/26/13 2:56PM
Each of these dividend stocks is going ex-dividend tomorrow, has a yield higher than the S&P 500 and a buy rating from TheStreet.
6/27/11 11:17AM
These utility stocks could rise between 14% and 65%, according to analysts' estimates.
2/8/11 12:36PM

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