Consolidated Water Company (CWCO) is a small-cap utility focused on a niche market - potable water from seawater Reverse Osmosis desalinization. As a niche player in a niche market, Consolidated Water may provide interesting diversification within a utility portfolio. Most utility investors seek slow-growth in earnings, slow-growth in dividends and a sense of above average safety offered by being a regulated monopoly. Consolidated Water offers almost none of these attributes. CWCO does offer above average earnings growth potential, successful international focus, and exposure to a growing segment of the water utility sector, along with the opportunity for above industry average dividend growth.
CWCO is headquartered in the Caribbean, supplies water to the islands of the Grand Caymans, the...
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