Artesian Resources Corporation - Class A Non-Voting (ARTNA): Price and Financial Metrics

Artesian Resources Corporation - Class A Non-Voting (ARTNA): $51.52

-0.49 (-0.94%)

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  • ARTNA scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 97.59% of US stocks.
  • ARTNA's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • ARTNA's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 32.79% of US stocks).

ARTNA Stock Summary

  • ARTNA's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 372.75 -- higher than 91.98% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Of note is the ratio of ARTESIAN RESOURCES CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 0.42% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for ARTESIAN RESOURCES CORP is higher than it is for about 95.55% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to ARTESIAN RESOURCES CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be BKH, SR, NJR, MAC, and HESM.
  • ARTNA's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit ARTESIAN RESOURCES CORP's official web site, go to

ARTNA Valuation Summary

  • ARTNA's price/sales ratio is 5; this is 117.39% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • ARTNA's price/earnings ratio has moved up 8.8 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ARTNA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ARTNA 2023-03-21 5.0 2.6 27.7 21.5
ARTNA 2023-03-20 5.1 2.7 28.2 21.8
ARTNA 2023-03-17 5.0 2.6 27.5 21.4
ARTNA 2023-03-16 5.1 2.7 28.2 21.8
ARTNA 2023-03-15 5.1 2.7 28.2 21.8
ARTNA 2023-03-14 5.1 2.7 27.9 21.6

ARTNA Growth Metrics

    The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 91.97%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 10.2%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 44.85%.
ARTNA's revenue has moved up $16,525,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows ARTNA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 96.355 37.349 18.733
2022-06-30 94.76 28.4 17.645
2022-03-31 92.311 29.813 17.104
2021-12-31 90.859 31.31 16.827
2021-09-30 90.036 25.071 16.881
2021-06-30 89.786 25.019 16.888

ARTNA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ARTNA has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 22.73% of graded US stocks.
  • ARTNA's asset turnover comes in at 0.15 -- ranking 84th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • FE, SRE, and NEP are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ARTNA.

The table below shows ARTNA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.150 0.441 0.042
2021-03-31 0.151 0.442 0.042
2020-12-31 0.152 0.444 0.043
2020-09-30 0.153 0.445 0.043
2020-06-30 0.151 0.438 0.043
2020-03-31 0.152 0.432 0.042

ARTNA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ARTNA, see our ARTNA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $55.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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ARTNA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $51.52 52-week high $63.00
Prev. close $52.01 52-week low $44.08
Day low $51.40 Volume 34,000
Day high $52.27 Avg. volume 48,339
50-day MA $57.29 Dividend yield 2.14%
200-day MA $53.67 Market Cap 489.65M

Artesian Resources Corporation - Class A Non-Voting (ARTNA) Company Bio

Artesian Resources Corporation provides water, wastewater, and other services on the Delmarva Peninsula. It distributes and sells water to residential, commercial, industrial, municipal, and utility customers in the states of Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The company was founded in 1905 and is based in Newark, Delaware.

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Artesian Resources Corporation Reports 2022 Year-End Earnings and Fourth Quarter Results

NEWARK, Del., March 09, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Artesian Resources Corporation (Nasdaq: ARTNA), a leading provider of water and wastewater services, and a number of other related core business services, on the Delmarva Peninsula, today announced earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2022. Increased revenues by 8.8% and net income by 7.0% in 2022Increased annualized shareholder dividends by 4.0% in 2022Paid dividends to shareholders for 121 consecutive quarters and

Yahoo | March 9, 2023

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Yahoo | February 9, 2023

Artesian Resources Corporation Declares Common Stock Dividend

NEWARK, Del., Jan. 25, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ: ARTNA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend on the company’s Class A and Class B Common Stock. The quarterly dividend of $0.2784 is payable February 23, 2023 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 9, 2023. This is the 121st consecutive quarterly dividend paid to shareholders. About Artesian Resources Artesian Resources Corporation operat

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

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ARTNA Price Returns

1-mo -12.38%
3-mo -8.33%
6-mo 1.81%
1-year 12.48%
3-year 64.04%
5-year 64.23%
YTD -11.65%
2022 29.97%
2021 28.22%
2020 2.47%
2019 9.66%
2018 -7.19%

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