Reminder - Artesian Resources (ARTNA) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/12/16, Artesian Resources Corp. (ARTNA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2249, payable on 5/27/16. As a percentage of ARTNA's recent stock price of $28.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.79%, so look for shares of Artesian Resources Corp. to trade 0.79% lower — all else being equal — when ARTNA shares open for trading on 5/12/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ARTNA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2249 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 3.14% 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 $20.70 per share, with $31.94 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.64.

In Tuesday trading, Artesian Resources Corp. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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