NASDAQ:MSEX - Middlesex Water Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $54.73 +0.32 (+0.59 %) (As of 01/16/2019 12:49 PM ET)Previous Close$54.41Today's Range$54.73 - $54.8452-Week Range$33.96 - $60.31Volume164 shsAverage Volume66,700 shsMarket Capitalization$876.49 millionP/E Ratio39.64Dividend Yield1.80%Beta0.46 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Middlesex Water Company, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates regulated water utility and wastewater systems. It operates in two segments, Regulated and Non-Regulated. The Regulated segment engages in collecting, treating, and distributing water on a retail and wholesale basis to residential, commercial, industrial, and fire protection customers in parts of New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. This segment also includes regulated wastewater systems in New Jersey and Delaware. The Non-Regulated segment provides non-regulated contract services for the operation and maintenance of municipal and private water and wastewater systems in New Jersey and Delaware. Middlesex Water Company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey. Receive MSEX News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for MSEX and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Water supply Sub-IndustryWater Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNASDAQ:MSEX Previous Symbol CUSIP59668010 Webwww.middlesexwater.com Phone732-634-1500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.58 Current Ratio0.37 Quick Ratio0.32Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio39.64 Forward P/E Ratio27.92 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$130.77 million Price / Sales6.86 Cash Flow$2.3580 per share Price / Cash Flow23.21 Book Value$14.02 per share Price / Book3.90Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.38 Net Income$22.80 million Net Margins22.61% Return on Equity13.10% Return on Assets4.33%Miscellaneous Employees315 Outstanding Shares16,400,000Market Cap$876.49 million OptionableOptionable Middlesex Water (NASDAQ:MSEX) Frequently Asked Questions What is Middlesex Water's stock symbol? Middlesex Water trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MSEX." How often does Middlesex Water pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Middlesex Water? Middlesex Water declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.24 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, November 14th. This is an increase from Middlesex Water's previous quarterly dividend of $0.22. View Middlesex Water's Dividend History. How were Middlesex Water's earnings last quarter? Middlesex Water (NASDAQ:MSEX) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 2nd. The utilities provider reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.09. The utilities provider earned $38.71 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $38 million. Middlesex Water had a return on equity of 13.10% and a net margin of 22.61%. View Middlesex Water's Earnings History. When is Middlesex Water's next earnings date? Middlesex Water is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Middlesex Water. What price target have analysts set for MSEX? 1 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Middlesex Water's shares. Their predictions range from $53.00 to $53.00. On average, they expect Middlesex Water's stock price to reach $53.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Middlesex Water. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Middlesex Water? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Middlesex Water in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Middlesex Water. Has Middlesex Water been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about MSEX stock have trended positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Middlesex Water earned a media sentiment score of 2.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Middlesex Water's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Middlesex Water include American States Water (AWR), California Water Service Group (CWT), SJW Group (SJW), Connecticut Water Service (CTWS), AquaVenture (WAAS), York Water (YORW), Artesian Resources (ARTNA), Cadiz (CDZI), Pure Cycle (PCYO), Global Water Resources (GWRS) and Consolidated Water (CWCO). Who are Middlesex Water's key executives? Middlesex Water's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Dennis W. Doll CPA, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60)Mr. A. Bruce O'Connor CPA, VP, Treasurer & CFO (Age 60)Mr. Richard M. Risoldi, VP of Operations & COO (Age 62)Mr. Gerard L. Esposito, Pres of Tidewater Utilities Inc (Age 67)Ms. Bernadette M. Sohler, VP of Corp. Affairs (Age 59) Who are Middlesex Water's major shareholders? Middlesex Water's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include North Star Investment Management Corp. (0.16%) and Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc. (0.06%). Company insiders that own Middlesex Water stock include A Bruce Oconnor, Bernadette M Sohler, Dennis W Doll, Gerard L Esposito, Lorrie Beth Ginegaw, Richard M Risoldi and Walter G Reinhard. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Middlesex Water. Which institutional investors are selling Middlesex Water stock? MSEX stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North Star Investment Management Corp. and Mitchell Mcleod Pugh & Williams Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Middlesex Water company stock in the last year include A Bruce Oconnor, Bernadette M Sohler, Dennis W Doll, Lorrie Beth Ginegaw, Richard M Risoldi and Walter G Reinhard. View Insider Buying and Selling for Middlesex Water. How do I buy shares of Middlesex Water? Shares of MSEX 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 Middlesex Water's stock price today? One share of MSEX stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.73. How big of a company is Middlesex Water? Middlesex Water has a market capitalization of $876.49 million and generates $130.77 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $22.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.38 on an earnings per share basis. Middlesex Water employs 315 workers across the globe. What is Middlesex Water's official website? The official website for Middlesex Water is http://www.middlesexwater.com. How can I contact Middlesex Water? Middlesex Water's mailing address is 1500 RONSON RD P O BOX 1500, ISELIN NJ, 08830. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 732-634-1500 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Middlesex Water (NASDAQ MSEX)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 129 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 129 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 258MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Middlesex Water and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MSEX will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MSEX will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Is a Roth IRA right for you?