NASDAQ:ARTNA - Artesian Resources Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$37.57 +0.02 (+0.05 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$37.55
Today's Range$37.0863 - $37.74
52-Week Range$32.00 - $41.92
Volume5,335 shs
Average Volume17,576 shs
Market Capitalization$346.60 million
P/E Ratio21.92
Dividend Yield2.59%
Artesian Resources Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides water, wastewater, and other services on the Delmarva Peninsula. The company distributes and sells water to residential, commercial, industrial, governmental, municipal, and utility customers, as well as for public and private fire protection in the states of Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania; and offers wastewater services to customers in Delaware. It also provides contract water and wastewater services; water, sewer, and internal service line protection plans; and wastewater management services, as well as design, construction, and engineering services. In addition, the company offers services to other water utilities, including operations and billing functions; and owns real estate properties, including land for office buildings, a water treatment plant, and wastewater facility. As of December 31, 2017, it served approximately 84,200 metered water customers in Delaware, 2,300 metered water customers in Maryland, and 40 customers in Pennsylvania through 1,293 miles of transmission and distribution mains. Artesian Resources Corporation was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Newark, Delaware.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ARTNA
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.75
Current Ratio0.49
Quick Ratio0.46


Trailing P/E Ratio21.92
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$82.24 million
Price / Sales4.22
Cash Flow$3.3545 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.20
Book Value$15.91 per share
Price / Book2.36


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$13.98 million
Net Margins18.51%
Return on Equity10.74%
Return on Assets3.15%


Outstanding Shares9,240,000
Market Cap$346.60 million

Artesian Resources (NASDAQ:ARTNA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Artesian Resources' stock symbol?

Artesian Resources trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ARTNA."

How often does Artesian Resources pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Artesian Resources?

Artesian Resources declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 26th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.242 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $0.97 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 13th. This is a boost from Artesian Resources's previous quarterly dividend of $0.24. View Artesian Resources' Dividend History.

How were Artesian Resources' earnings last quarter?

Artesian Resources Co. (NASDAQ:ARTNA) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter. The utilities provider earned $21.92 million during the quarter. Artesian Resources had a net margin of 18.51% and a return on equity of 10.74%. View Artesian Resources' Earnings History.

When is Artesian Resources' next earnings date?

Artesian Resources is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Artesian Resources.

Has Artesian Resources been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about ARTNA stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Artesian Resources earned a media sentiment score of 1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Artesian Resources' key competitors?

Who are Artesian Resources' key executives?

Artesian Resources' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David B. Spacht, CFO & Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Mr. John M. Thaeder, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 60)
  • Mr. Joseph A. DiNunzio, Exec. VP & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Ms. Dian C. Taylor, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 72)
  • Mr. Karl G. Randall Esq., Gen. Counsel & Assistant Sec.

Who are Artesian Resources' major shareholders?

Artesian Resources' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.58%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.20%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.81%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.91%), First Manhattan Co. (2.49%) and Morgan Stanley (1.23%). Company insiders that own Artesian Resources stock include Dian C Taylor, John R Eisenbrey Jr, Kenneth R Biederman, Nicholle Renee Taylor and William C Wyer. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Artesian Resources.

Which major investors are selling Artesian Resources stock?

ARTNA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Morgan Stanley, First Manhattan Co. and Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH. View Insider Buying and Selling for Artesian Resources.

Which major investors are buying Artesian Resources stock?

ARTNA stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Teton Advisors Inc., Captrust Financial Advisors, Cutler Group LP and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Artesian Resources.

How do I buy shares of Artesian Resources?

Shares of ARTNA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Artesian Resources' stock price today?

One share of ARTNA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $37.57.

How big of a company is Artesian Resources?

Artesian Resources has a market capitalization of $346.60 million and generates $82.24 million in revenue each year. Artesian Resources employs 233 workers across the globe.

What is Artesian Resources' official website?

The official website for Artesian Resources is

How can I contact Artesian Resources?

Artesian Resources' mailing address is 664 CHURCHMANS RD, NEWARK DE, 19702. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 302-453-6900 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Artesian Resources (NASDAQ ARTNA)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  126 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  187 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  313
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Artesian Resources and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ARTNA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ARTNA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by Staff

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