Cash Dividend On The Way From Artesian Resources (ARTNA)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/7/15, Artesian Resources Corp. (ARTNA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2183, payable on 5/22/15. As a percentage of ARTNA's recent stock price of $21.51, this dividend works out to approximately 1.01%, so look for shares of Artesian Resources Corp. to trade 1.01% lower — all else being equal — when ARTNA shares open for trading on 5/7/15.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ARTNA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2183 declared by Artesian Resources Corp.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ARTNA is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.06% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of ARTNA shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Artesian Resources Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, ARTNA's low point in its 52 week range is $19.85 per share, with $22.85 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.51.

In Tuesday trading, Artesian Resources Corp. shares are currently down about 0.4% on the day.

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