The York Water Company
This year I, like many other investors, have discovered the allure of dividend-paying companies. I have narrowed my focus to a subset of companies that is termed “Dividend Growth,” which analyzes companies not only for their excellent dividend-paying histories, but also for the potential for those dividends to grow substantially in the future.
To this end, I look at a company’s dividend paying – and raising – history, its 5-year average more »
When I hear an investor suggest purchasing shares of a water company, I immediately hit the mental snooze button. Water companies are not usually fast-growing and their dividend yields are not significant enough to attract attention as an income investment. However, not wanting to miss an opportunity, I had to do some additional research when Sean Williams of The Motley Fool suggested a water company had a, “great dividend you can buy right now.” What I found unfortunately is, at least in my opinion, most water companies deserve their relatively un-followed status.
If you live on the East Coast or in the Midwest, you've likely just lived through a record-breaking heat wave. Now imagine a heat wave, but with no water. Tap is dry. No bottled water. No other fluids as they’re mostly made of water. Resourceful thought, but, no, nobody else has any water either, so looting is out! Your only hope would be for rain, so you could more »