InvestorWire NewsRoom


The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (CSE: WTER) (NASDAQ: WTER) Announces Plans to Join Russell Microcap Index
June 24, 2021

The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (CSE: WTER) (NASDAQ: WTER) Announces Plans to Join Russell Microcap Index

  • WTER to join Russell Microcap Index effective June 28, 2021
  • Addition to prestigious microcap Index will only heighten awareness of WTER stock on Wall Street
  • Membership in Russell Microcap Index includes automatic listing in other appropriate growth and value style indexes

The country’s largest independent alkaline water company, The Alkaline Water Company (CSE: WTER) (NASDAQ: WTER), will join the Russell Microcap(R) Index at the conclusion of the 2021 Russell indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the U.S. market opens on June 28, 2021 ( The Russell indices are heavily used and relied on by investment managers as well as institutional investors. 

“We are honored to be included in the Russell Microcap Index,” said WTER president and CEO Richard A. Wright. “Joining the Nasdaq exchange two and a half years ago brought our company visibility in the investment community. Our addition to the Russell Microcap Index will only heighten the awareness of our stock on Wall Street.”

Russell indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading index provider known for providing critical innovative benchmarking, analytics and data solutions for investors around the world. FTSE Russell calculates thousands of indexes that measure and benchmark markets and asset classes in more than 70 countries; its indexes cover 98% of the global investable market. WTER noted that an estimated $10.6 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell’s US indexes. 

Along with membership in the Russell Microcap Index comes automatic inclusion in other appropriate growth and value style indexes. Membership in those indexes is determined by FTSE Russell based on objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

The Alkaline Water Company’s inclusion in these indexes is clear evidence of its success in building a strong, successful beverage portfolio that includes Alkaline88(R), known for its superior hydration with a perfect 8.8pH balance; A88 Infused(R), which includes flavored waters and CBD waters; and A88CBD(TM), a line of CBD ingestibles and topicals. The company is dedicated to purity, quality, value and taste, and is focused on making a difference in the water people drink.

“According to Nielsen for the 52 weeks ending 4/24/21, we continued to outperform the category over 2x in sales volume and over 13x in unit volume,” said Wright. “We are now the largest independent alkaline water company in the country, and we are seeing accelerated growth in our single-serve, aluminum and flavored waters. Our clients, consumers and shareholders are all important to us, and we’re working hard to add value for each of them.”

For more information, visit the company’s website at and

NOTE TO INVESTORS: The latest news and updates relating to WTER are available in the company’s newsroom at

About InvestorWire

InvestorWire is the wire service that gives you more. From regional releases to global announcements presented in multiple languages, we offer the wire-grade dissemination products you’ll need to ensure that your next press release grabs the attention of your target audience and doesn’t let go. While our competitors look to nickel and dime you with hidden fees and restrictive word limits, InvestorWire keeps things transparent. We offer UNLIMITED Words on all domestic releases. While other wire services may provide a basic review of your release, InvestorWire helps you put your best foot forward with complimentary Press Release Enhancement.

With our competitors, the work is done the second your release crosses the wire. Not with InvestorWire. We include follow-up coverage of every release by leveraging the ever-expanding audiences of the 50+ brands that make up the InvestorBrandNetwork.

Get more out of your next press release with InvestorWire. It’s unlike anything you’ve seen before.

For more information, please visit

Please see full terms of use and disclaimers on the InvestorBrandNetwork website applicable to all content provided by IBN, wherever published or re-published:

InvestorWire (IW)
8033 Sunset Blvd Suite 1037-IW
Los Angeles, CA 90046
310.299.1717 Office
[email protected]

InvestorWire is part of the InvestorBrandNetwork.

Get Started with InvestorWire

To distribute a release in the next 24 hours. Contact our client services team.

(310) 299-1717

Distribute a press release. Submit your release to get started.

Submit Press Release

Set up a Live demonstration. Schedule a date and time that works for you.

Schedule a LIVE Demo

Press Distribution

Explore Press Distribution Solutions

All releases include an unlimited word count* with full wire-grade syndication, our press release enhancement service, and a follow-up InvestorNewsBreak article distributed to thousands of editorial syndication partners.

Discover Add-on Solutions

Increase the impact of your achievements by adding these exclusive solutions from InvestorWire, delivered in conjunction with the InvestorBrandNetwork (IBN).