Middlesex Water Company
Market-beating strategies are inherently hard to find. Based on the evidence from several major developed markets, dividend growth was the single largest contributor to nominal stock market returns over the past 40 years, according to Société Générale.
An exclusive club
A small group of companies pursues a policy of boosting shareholder value through consistent annual dividend increases for decades. Among the stocks with the longest streaks of consecutive dividend growth more »
Food, water, shelter are listed as the three necessities of human life. How often have you thought of investing in water? Investing in water may not bring overnight riches but it is a sustainable resource that cannot be easily substituted. The United States has a number of water-based utilities that offer a stable and consistent investment.
In my opinion, the water utility industry is overlooked by many investors. Water utilities is a narrow industry highlighted by competent companies able to juggle their steady cash flows with their need to invest resources in their aging infrastructures. All of them pay dividend yields of at least 150% of the U.S. Treasury yield. But as in all industries, some water companies are better than others. While most American more »