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Why Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:CWCO) Could Have A Place In Your Portfolio

Becky Mayes

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ:CWCO) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of CWCO, it is a notable dividend payer that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on Consolidated Water here.

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer

CWCO’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This implies that CWCO manages its cash and cost levels well, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. CWCO’s has produced operating cash levels of 5.11x total debt over the past year, which implies that CWCO’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.

NASDAQGS:CWCO Historical Debt January 30th 19

Income investors would also be happy to know that CWCO is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 2.7%. CWCO has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

NASDAQGS:CWCO Historical Dividend Yield January 30th 19

Next Steps:

For Consolidated Water, I’ve put together three pertinent factors you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for CWCO’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for CWCO’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has CWCO’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of CWCO? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.