ARTNA:NSD-Artesian Resources Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities—Regulated Water | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 33.76

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Market Cap

USD 0.32B

Volume

0.02M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

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About

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 collection, treatment infrastructure, and 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; owns real estate properties, including land for office buildings, a water treatment plant, and wastewater facility; and provides designing, installing, maintaining, and repairing services for storm water management systems. As of December 31, 2019, it served approximately 87,800 metered water customers in Delaware, 2,500 metered water customers in Maryland, and 40 customers in Pennsylvania through 1,331 miles of transmission and distribution mains. Artesian Resources Corporation was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Newark, Delaware. Address: 664 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE, United States, 19702

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ETFs Containing ARTNA

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Utilities—Regulated Water)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -9.27% 75% C 49% F
Dividend Return 2.01% 100% A+ 66% D
Total Return -7.26% 88% B+ 50% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -9.13% 75% C 45% F
Dividend Return 2.69% 100% A+ 62% D-
Total Return -6.44% 75% C 46% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 40.49% 57% F 66% D
Dividend Return 18.78% 100% A+ 69% D+
Total Return 59.27% 57% F 69% D+
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.50% N/A N/A 59% F
Dividend Return 2.64% N/A N/A 66% D
Total Return 10.13% N/A N/A 62% D-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 14.67% N/A N/A 81% B-
Risk Adjusted Return 69.02% N/A N/A 83% B
Market Capitalization 0.32B 63% D 51% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Utilities—Regulated Water)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 19.27 100% A+ 46% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.91 71% C- 52% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 16.75 63% D 18% F
EV/EBITDA 11.82 100% A+ 56% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.21% 57% F 78% C+
Return on Invested Capital 4.91% 38% F 60% D-
Return on Assets 2.97% 75% C 74% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 89.95% 33% F 26% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.39 88% B+ 48% F
Short Percent 1.03% 75% C 78% C+
Beta -0.08 88% B+ 95% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.