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A 10% slump in the Shanghai Composite Index over the past month fed through into the GWI Global Water Index. The three big listed Chinese water stocks were the worst performers this month.
Weak results may have contributed to this month’s fall in the GWI Water Index, but prudence is the name of the game as far as outlooks for 2009 are concerned.
The resolution of a long-running legal dispute sent Southwest Water’s share price soaring this month. The sudden departure of Veolia’s CFO, meanwhile, ups the ante ahead of the company’s results announcement on 6th March.
Despite widespread declines, infrastructure optimism in the US propelled some water equipment suppliers forward in 2008. Is now the time to take profits?
Quoted water stocks reversed some of the losses they incurred last month, despite a profit warning from Veolia. Profitability challenges have put the company’s acquisition strategy on hold for the time being.
Over the past few years, the price of oil has risen from what you might call the USD40 per barrel paradigm to its current USD120-140 per barrel trading range, with a medium term price target of USD200-250 per barrel no longer embracing the realms of the absurd.
This pie chart comes from a slide put on the screen by Nalco chairman William Joyce at the Water Executive Forum in Philadelphia last month.
The increasing number of water indices is reflective of the rising profile of the water industry as a whole. Why launch another one?
Suez and Veolia have both spent the last three years cutting back their water portfolios. Veolia shed US Filter while Suez shed Nalco and Northumbrian.
The investment bank rates the water sector as ‘attractive’ thanks to the looming global water crisis.