How to profit from America's $3.6 trillion headache
The nation's sagging infrastructure is set to receive a major upgrade. Here are the best ways to benefit from this opportunity.
home to more than 25 million people --and nearly 1 in 10 Americans traverse its highways, byways and transit systems. As any resident of the area will tell you, the region's transportation infrastructure is getting older by the day.
- American Water Works (AWK) generates roughly $3 billion in annual sales through its management of more than 1,000 facilities for water treatment, storage and wastewater management.
- Waters Corp. (WAT) makes water-quality monitoring systems and generates more than $300 million in annual free cash flow (on a sales base of less than $42 billion).
- Watts Water (WTS) is a global provider of water flow control technology that helps aid conservation and boost water quality.
- Lindsay Corp. (LNN) makes highly efficient irrigation equipment. The company's sales base doubled from fiscal 2007 to fiscal 2012 (to about $560 million), and analysts expect sales to rise 20% this year.
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
Shares of DVR pioneer TiVo are up 40% over the past 2 years, but unlike with the industry giants, there's still plenty of room to run with this pay-TV play.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Top Stocks provides analysis about the most noteworthy stocks in the market each day, combining some of the best content from around the MSN Money site and the rest of the Web.
Contributors include professional investors and journalists affiliated with MSN Money.
Follow us on Twitter @topstocksmsn.