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Best Performing Water Stocks of 2019

Updated Jun 3, 2019
Water, the transparent, taste-less, odor-less, and almost color-less substance available in Earth's atmosphere and various river-streams, lakes, and oceans, and the fluids of most living organisms, is the most vital requirement for sustaining all forms of life. Companies which operate in the water-related businesses are involved in the activities of water-purification, water-processing, water-treatment and water-cleansing, or they design, manufacture or market equipment for water pumping, water flow, valves, plumbing, submersible water systems, ground water processing, and water quality, reuse & drainage products.
Though some opine that making a business out of basic necessities of life may raise ethical concerns, there are hundreds of companies across the globe which are involved in water-related activities.
Among the various water sector companies whose stocks are listed on stock excchanges, which ones generated the top returns this year? Which of those figured among the winners in the long list of Water stocks?
This article provides a list of Water stocks which have generated top returns in the year 2019 so far till date of writing. The list is prepared based on the percentage returns generated by the individual Water stocks between the end of the previous year and Jun 3, 2019, and the top 10 return generating Water stocks are listed below.
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Top Water Stocks With Highest Returns

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The following list presents stocks of the companies which belong to the broader Water sector or the stock market index, their corresponding prices as of given date, and the percentage gains realized:
 1) Select Energy Services, Inc. (WTTR) 2) Energy Recovery, Inc. (ERII) 3) Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp (SBS) 4) Tetra Tech, Inc. (TTEK) 5) IDEXX Laboratories (IDXX)
 6) Roper Technologies (ROP) 7) Danaher Corp. (DHR) 8) Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS) 9) Ecolab Inc. (ECL) 10) American Water Works Company Inc (AWK)
There's more... See price performance, YTD-gains, market-cap and other details of all the 43 Water stocks with sorting features in a tabular format. Alternatively, one can also explore the List of Top Water ETFs.
Top 10 Water Stocks All Water Stocks All Water ETFs Top Dividend-paying Water Stocks

Performance of Top Water Stocks

Here's a look at the basic details and how the above mentioned stocks fared during the period:

Select Energy Services

Select Energy Services, Inc., an oilfield services company, provides water management and chemical solutions to the unconventional oil and gas industry in the United States and Western Canada. The company operates through three segments: Water Solutions, Oilfield Chemicals, and Wellsite Services. The Water Solutions segment provides water-related services, including the ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The USA-based Select Energy Services, Inc. (WTTR) belongs to the Industrials sector and is categorized as a company. The stock of Select Energy Services ended the previous year at a price of $6.42 per share. As of Jun 3, 2019, the stock price has reached $10.92 apiece, which indicates a change of 70.09 percent making the company rank among the top performing stocks of the Water for the year 2019 till date. At the end of the last year, company's market capitalization stood at $674.24 million. It has now changed to $1.16 billion as of writing. Select Energy Services continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Energy Recovery

Energy Recovery, Inc. provides energy solutions to industrial fluid flow markets under the ERI, PX, Pressure Exchanger, PX Pressure Exchanger, AT, AquaBold, VorTeq, MTeq, IsoBoost, and IsoGen names wo ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Based on the market-cap change from $362.49 million to $522.45 million during the given months of the year 2019 and the share price change from $6.73 per share to a price of $9.59 per share as of Jun 3, 2019, Energy Recovery, Inc. (ERII) was successful in generating YTD returns of 42.5 percentage. Standing at the number two rank in the top performing list of Water stocks, the California, CA-based Energy Recovery is categorized as the Industrial Machinery and Components sub-sector business which falls under the larger Technology sector. It is also a part of few famous stock indexes that are used to track the overall performance of the stock market. They include Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few more broader-level indexes that are actively tracked in the market.

Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Pa

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo-SABESP provides basic and environmental sanitation services, and supplies treated water and sewage services on a wholesale basis to residential, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Rank number three in the coveted list is held by Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp (SBS) for being among the top performing stocks of 2019. Headquartered in Brazil, the Public Utilities sector company is categorized under the industrial sub-sector of Water Supply. Since the start of the year 2019, stock of Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Pa has so far gained 39.78 percentage, based on the previous year's closing price of $8.07 per share and year-to-date price of $11.28 per share. During the same period, the market capitalization of the company changed from $5.57 billion to $7.72 billion.

Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech, Inc., incorporated on February 4, 1988, is a provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management, and technical services. The Companys segments include Water, Environment and Infrastructure (WEI), ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The California, CA-headquartered company Tetra Tech, Inc. (TTEK) is ranked number four among the best performing stocks of Water of 2019. The Consumer Services sector business falls under the Military Government and Technical industrial sub-sector. Since the start of the year 2019, the stock price of Tetra Tech has changed by 32.88 percent, which is calculated based on the previous year's closing price of $51.77 per share and year-to-date closing price of $68.79 per share as of writing. The market value of the company as indicated by its market-cap changed from $2.87 billion to $3.77 billion during the same period. Along with Water, the company is also in the business of Consumer Services, Military Government and Technical, Industrials, Engineering & Construction, among other usual products and services. Tetra Tech continues to be a leading constituent of many major stock market indexes like Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

IDEXX Laboratories

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., incorporated on December 19, 1983, develops, manufactures and distributes products and provides services primarily for the companion animal veterinary, livestock and poultry, dairy and water testing markets. ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
During the given months of the year 2019, IDEXX Laboratories (IDXX) was successful in generating YTD returns of 32.02 percentage which helped it gain the number five spot in the list of the top performing stocks which generated maximum returns during year 2019 till date. As of December of the previous year, the stock of the Westbrook, Maine-based IDEXX Laboratories closed at a price of $186.02 per share, while it traded at a price of $245.59 per share as of Jun 3, 2019. The company's market cap changed from $16.04 billion to $21.12 billion during the same period YTD. It ranks as a key constituent of major indexes that include NASDAQ 100 index, Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators. The company is classified under the Health Care industry sector and further specialized as a Biotech In Vitro In Vivo Diagnostics sector business.

Roper

Roper Technologies, Inc., incorporated on December 17, 1981, is a technology company. The Company operates businesses that design and develop software and engineered products and solutions for various end markets, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The Sarasota, Florida-based Capital Goods sector company Roper Technologies (ROP) holds the six spot among the best performing stocks of the Water sector. Classified as the Industrial Machinery and Components business, the stock price of Roper ended the previous year at a price of $266.51 per share while it reached the level of $347.41 apiece as of Jun 3, 2019 translating to a percentage change in stock price of 30.36%. As of writing, the company's market-cap value stands at $36.08 billion. Few leading stock market index includes Roper in their constituent list. They include Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a few other larger indexes which are part of the stock market.

Danaher

Danaher Corporation (Danaher), incorporated on October 3, 1986, designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services. As of December 31, 2016, the Companys research and development, ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
Danaher Corp. (DHR) has moved by 27.93 percentage over the given period of 2019-YTD, helping it gain a place at number seven among the top performing stocks. The Capital Goods sector company managed to achieve the feat as its stock price changed from $103.12 apiece to the price of $131.92 per share between the end of December of the previous year and Jun 3, 2019. The smart run of the Washington, D.C.-based Industrial Machinery and Components sector company lead to a handsome gain in its marketcap which changed from $72.28 billion to $94.45 billion over the same duration. Danaher is a key member of many popular stock market indexes. They include Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and several other broader level multi-cap market indicators.

Watts Water

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells products and systems that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through and out of buildings in the residential and co ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
At number eight in the list of top stocks stands Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (WTS), which saw a change in its stock price from the level of $64.53 apiece during previous year December end to the price of $82.02 per share as of Jun 3, 2019. It translates to a change of 27.1 percentage. The Massachusetts, MA-headquartered Capital Goods sector company also saw its market value change from $2.2 billion to $2.79 billion. The Metal Fabrications specialist also managed to outperform some of the major stock market indexes of which it is a part of. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, Russell 2000 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

Ecolab

Ecolab Inc., incorporated on February 18, 1924, provides water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The Companys cleaning and sanitizing programs and products, pest elimination services and equipment maintenance and ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
The number nine spot in the list of top performing stocks of the Water sector is taken by Ecolab Inc. (ECL). The company's stock price changed from $147.35 per share at the end of December of the previous year to the price of $185.64 per share as of writing. Overall, the stock managed to realized price change of 25.99 percent during the given time period. The corresponding change in the market capitalization value of the St. Paul, Minnesota-based Basic Industries sector company was from $42.57 billion to $53.51 billion. Being ranked in the top 10 best performing stocks of the Water sector, the company also succeeded in outperforming the returns generated by some of the popular stock market indexes. They include the Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a handful of other multi-capitalization indexes.

American Water Works

American Water Works Company, Inc., incorporated on August 28, 1936, is a holding company for regulated and market-based subsidiaries throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada. The Companys Regulated Businesses ... see Detailed Company Profile and Dividend History.
American Water Works (AWK) generated percentage returns of 25.66 percent during the 2019 year-to-date. Its returns are based on the share price which moved from $90.77 per share from the previous year-end to the price of $114.06 per share as of Jun 3, 2019. The company's value, as indicated by the market-cap figure, changed from $16.39 billion to $20.59 billion during the same period.
The company is categorized as a Public Utilities speciality business with further classification in the Water Supply sub-category. Based in Voorhees, New Jersey, the YTD performance of the Water sector also fared better than that of the returns generated by some of the closley tracked stock market indexes. The company is a part of Wilshire 5000 index, S&P 500 index, and a few other wider multi-cap stock market indexes.
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