George Fisher
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Consolidated Water: Not Very Compelling Valuation

Consolidated Water Co LTD (NASDAQ:CWCO) is the smallest publicly traded water utility company in the sector. With a market cap of $156 million, it is dwarfed by other players, albeit the entire industry is composed of small-cap stocks. By comparison, American Water Works (NYSE:AWK) has a market cap of $8.8 billion and Aqua America (NYSE:WTR) of $4.4 billion. However, CWCO offers exposure to the desalination process, or desal , as a means of providing potable water. CWCO operates a total of 14 plants, crisscrossing the Caribbean and a start-up facility in Indonesia. The service locations in the Caribbean and production capacity by country is below.

Service locations in the Caribbean.

Production capacity

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