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Artesian Resources Corp Class A ARTNA

Morningstar Rating
$33.71 −0.85 (2.46%)
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Price vs Fair Value

ARTNA is trading at a 19% discount.
Price
$34.50
Fair Value
$98.88
Uncertainty
High
1-Star Price
$51.47
5-Star Price
$63.38
Economic Moat
Pyx
Capital Allocation
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Trading Information

Previous Close Price
$34.56
Day Range
$33.4434.35
52-Week Range
$33.4457.72
Bid/Ask
$33.46 / $33.73
Market Cap
$346.82 Mil
Volume/Avg
29,689 / 38,380

Key Statistics

Price/Earnings (Normalized)
21.22
Price/Sales
3.57
Dividend Yield (Trailing)
3.27%
Dividend Yield (Forward)
3.30%
Total Yield
3.15%

Company Profile

Artesian Resources Corp operates as a holding company with a focus on water distribution and wastewater services. Its regulated utility segment includes subsidiaries providing water and wastewater services in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. Water distribution spans residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal sectors, while wastewater services are offered primarily in Sussex County, Delaware. The company also engages in non-utility businesses, offering service line protection plans, engineering services, and contract operations for water and wastewater systems. The regulated utility segment constitutes the largest portion of the company's operations, subject to regulations by Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.
Sector
Utilities
Industry
Utilities - Regulated Water
Stock Style Box
Small Core
Total Number of Employees
251

Comparables

Valuation

Metric
ARTNA
YORW
GWRS
Price/Earnings (Normalized)
21.2220.8328.87
Price/Book Value
1.572.246.24
Price/Sales
3.576.965.71
Price/Cash Flow
10.5914.0312.88
Price/Earnings
ARTNA
YORW
GWRS

Financial Strength

Metric
ARTNA
YORW
GWRS
Quick Ratio
0.850.640.82
Current Ratio
1.370.860.82
Interest Coverage
3.524.553.21
Quick Ratio
ARTNA
YORW
GWRS

Profitability

Metric
ARTNA
YORW
GWRS
Return on Assets (Normalized)
2.07%3.68%2.36%
Return on Equity (Normalized)
7.25%9.42%17.39%
Return on Invested Capital (Normalized)
5.51%7.19%7.38%
Return on Assets
ARTNA
YORW
GWRS
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