Value, growth at reasonable price, small-cap, long-term horizon

SJW Corporation: A Small Utility With A History Stability And Dividend Growth

Water Water Everywhere...

I have found water utilities to be exceptionally attractive investments over the past several years. I believe that water utilities are able to preserve their earnings, pay fair and growing dividends to shareholders and provide a margin of safety during periods of market turmoil - for investors cultivating low expectations, these are often attractive propositions. I also think that water utilities will begin to enter a period of consolidation in the coming years due to their highly fragmented and regional distribution, providing shareholders with a potential catalyst for significant profit. One of the utilities I am interested in is the San Jose Water Corporation (NYSE:SJW). The SJW Corporation operates in both California and Texas. In...

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