ARTNA:NSD-Artesian Resources Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Utilities-Regulated Water | NSD

Last Closing Price

USD 46.84

Change

+1.60 (+3.54)%

Market Cap

USD 0.43B

Volume

0.04M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

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Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Artesian Resources Corporation stock forecasts from 0 analysts, the average analyst target price for Artesian Resources Corporation is not available over the next 12 months. Artesian Resources Corporation’s average analyst rating is not available. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Artesian Resources Corporation is Bullish , which is based on 10 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Artesian Resources Corporation’s stock price was USD 46.84. Artesian Resources Corporation’s stock price has changed by +4.09% over the past week, +1.58% over the past month and +19.06% over the last year.

About

Artesian Resources Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides water, wastewater, and other services in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. The company distributes and sells water to residential, commercial, industrial, governmental, municipal, and utility customers, as wel ...Read More

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N/A

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CDZIP Cadiz Inc. Depositary Shares

-0.22 (-1.47%)

N/A N/A N/A

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 1.10% 88% B+ 89% B+
Dividend Return 1.17% 83% B 63% D
Total Return 2.27% 88% B+ 91% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 17.39% 100% A+ 92% A-
Dividend Return 2.68% 80% B- 57% F
Total Return 20.07% 100% A+ 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 29.86% 57% F 62% D-
Dividend Return 13.87% 40% F 63% D
Total Return 43.73% 71% C- 64% D
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 3.24% 43% F 50% F
Dividend Return 2.69% 100% A+ 68% D+
Total Return 5.93% 43% F 52% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 9.73% 100% A+ 83% B
Risk Adjusted Return 60.96% 43% F 85% B
Market Capitalization 0.43B 71% C- 57% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-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 25.27 100% A+ 34% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.35 57% F 35% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 13.58 86% B 23% F
EV/EBITDA 14.09 100% A+ 38% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 9.69% 63% D 65% D
Return on Invested Capital 4.80% 75% C 62% D-
Return on Assets 2.88% 75% C 71% C-
Debt to Equity Ratio 80.48% 86% B 26% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 2.41% 67% D+ 46% F
Short Ratio 5.11 38% F 32% F
Short Percent 1.07% 88% B+ 73% C
Beta 0.06 100% A+ 94% 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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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:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to 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 capital utilization

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

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.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

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.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

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