This year has been one of the most challenging periods in market history. Three companies that have held up well this year are Brookfield Infrastructure (NYSE: BIPC)(NYSE: BIP), Consolidated Edison (NYSE: ED), and WM (NYSE: WM). Shares of Brookfield Infrastructure are down only about 1% this year.
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Persistent inflation, rising interest rates, and a stumbling housing market are all worrisome indicators that we might have further to fall before we reach bottom. American States Water is primarily tasked with providing clean water and electricity to Southern California, which represents about 66% of its revenue, but it also has long-term contracts with the U.S. government to provide water to 11 military bases, which account for another quarter of total revenue.