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10 Best Water Utility Stocks for 2016 - TheStreet Ratings

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Tuesday, shares of York Water Co were yielding above the 2% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.622), with the stock changing hands as low as $31.00 on the day. Dividends are particularly important for investors to consider, because historically speaking dividends have provided a considerable share of the stock market's total return.
10/25/16 3:09PM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/28/16, York Water Co will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1555, payable on 10/14/16. As a percentage of YORW's recent stock price of $30.07, this dividend works out to approximately 0.52%, so look for shares of York Water Co to trade 0.52% lower — all else being equal — when YORW shares open for trading on 9/28/16.
9/26/16 10:28AM
In trading on Thursday, shares of York Water Co crossed above their 200 day moving average of $28.41, changing hands as high as $28.61 per share. York Water Co shares are currently trading up about 2.4% on the day.
9/15/16 4:45PM
In trading on Tuesday, shares of York Water Co entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $28.06 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.
8/16/16 11:30AM
The most recent short interest data was recently released for the 03/31/2016 settlement date, and York Water Co is one of the most shorted stocks of the Russell 3000, based on 9.55 "days to cover" versus the median component at 6.29. 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.
6/28/16 2:19PM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/28/16, York Water Co will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1555, payable on 7/15/16. As a percentage of YORW's recent stock price of $28.69, this dividend works out to approximately 0.54%, so look for shares of York Water Co to trade 0.54% lower — all else being equal — when YORW shares open for trading on 6/28/16.
6/24/16 10:50AM
Water utility stocks were great investments two years ago but that has changed.
6/17/16 9:31AM
In trading on Tuesday, shares of York Water Co touched a new 52-week high of $30.99/share. That's a 57.39% rise, or $11.3 per share from the 52-week low of $19.69 set back on 08/11/2015.
3/29/16 4:07PM
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11/15/15 12:42PM
Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/28/15, York Water Co will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1495, payable on 10/15/15. As a percentage of YORW's recent stock price of $22.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.68%, so look for shares of York Water Co to trade 0.68% lower — all else being equal — when YORW shares open for trading on 9/28/15.
9/24/15 10:37AM
In trading on Tuesday, shares of York Water Co entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $21.08 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.
3/10/15 3:53PM
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