ARTNA Ex-Dividend Reminder - 11/7/16

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 11/7/16, Artesian Resources Corp. (ARTNA) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2283, payable on 11/21/16. As a percentage of ARTNA's recent stock price of $27.64, this dividend works out to approximately 0.83%, so look for shares of Artesian Resources Corp. to trade 0.83% lower — all else being equal — when ARTNA shares open for trading on 11/7/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ARTNA, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2283 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 3.30% 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 $23.80 per share, with $35.00 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $27.64.

In Thursday trading, Artesian Resources Corp. shares are currently up about 1.4% on the day.

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