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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Equity to Asset 0.30
ARTNA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. ARTNA: 0.30 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.3

0.17
0.3
Interest Coverage 2.17
ARTNA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. ARTNA: 2.17 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 2.52
Current: 2.17

1.71
2.52
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.73
WACC vs ROIC
6.30%
6.62%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 22.14
ARTNA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 13.47 vs. ARTNA: 22.14 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 20.97   Max: 32.28
Current: 22.14

20.97
32.28
Net-margin (%) 13.12
ARTNA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. ARTNA: 13.12 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.31   Max: 13.95
Current: 13.12

5.31
13.95
ROE (%) 7.71
ARTNA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.88 vs. ARTNA: 7.71 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.48   Max: 10.15
Current: 7.71

6.48
10.15
ROA (%) 2.31
ARTNA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. ARTNA: 2.31 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.73   Max: 2.56
Current: 2.31

1.73
2.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.12
ARTNA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. ARTNA: 4.12 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.86   Max: 11.57
Current: 4.12

3.86
11.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
ARTNA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ARTNA: 0.60 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.6   Max: 8.7
Current: 0.6

-13.6
8.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
ARTNA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ARTNA: 2.80 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.5
Current: 2.8

0
10.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
ARTNA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. ARTNA: 8.50 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2   Max: 14.9
Current: 8.5

-2
14.9
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.20
ARTNA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. ARTNA: 20.20 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.01   Max: 30.89
Current: 20.2

14.01
30.89
Forward P/E 18.12
ARTNA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. ARTNA: 18.12 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.00
ARTNA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. ARTNA: 20.00 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.94   Max: 30.73
Current: 20

13.94
30.73
P/B 1.50
ARTNA's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. ARTNA: 1.50 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 2.36
Current: 1.5

1.12
2.36
P/S 2.63
ARTNA's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. ARTNA: 2.63 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 3.3
Current: 2.63

1.72
3.3
POCF 10.30
ARTNA's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. ARTNA: 10.30 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.72   Max: 24.1
Current: 10.3

5.72
24.1
EV-to-EBIT 19.55
ARTNA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.73 vs. ARTNA: 19.55 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.7   Max: 37.2
Current: 19.55

12.7
37.2
PEG 40.00
ARTNA's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ARTNA: 40.00 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 40.85
Current: 40

1.34
40.85
Shiller P/E 21.00
ARTNA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 26.17 vs. ARTNA: 21.00 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.2   Max: 30.46
Current: 21

15.2
30.46
Current Ratio 0.55
ARTNA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ARTNA: 0.55 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.25
Current: 0.55

0.22
1.25
Quick Ratio 0.49
ARTNA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. ARTNA: 0.49 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.18
Current: 0.49

0.2
1.18
Days Inventory 16.79
ARTNA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 31.34 vs. ARTNA: 16.79 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 12.96   Max: 16.61
Current: 16.79

12.96
16.61
Days Sales Outstanding 25.51
ARTNA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 62.13 vs. ARTNA: 25.51 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.22   Max: 69.03
Current: 25.51

24.22
69.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.99
ARTNA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. ARTNA: 3.99 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 5.32
Current: 3.99

2.55
5.32
Dividend Payout 0.80
ARTNA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. ARTNA: 0.80 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.8

0.59
0.94
Dividend growth (3y) 3.60
ARTNA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. ARTNA: 3.60 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 15.5
Current: 3.6

2.6
15.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.80
ARTNA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
69% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. ARTNA: 4.80 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 6.23
Current: 4.8

2.98
6.23
Share Buyback Rate -3.00
ARTNA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. ARTNA: -3.00 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.3   Max: -20.5
Current: -3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.50
ARTNA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. ARTNA: 1.50 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.31
Current: 1.5

0.84
2.31
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
ARTNA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. ARTNA: 2.10 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.66   Max: 6.78
Current: 2.1

3.66
6.78
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ARTNA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ARTNA: 1.00 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.21
Current: 1

0.23
1.21
Price/Graham Number 1.20
ARTNA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. ARTNA: 1.20 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.2

0.65
1.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
ARTNA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. ARTNA: 5.00 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 7.9
Current: 5

2.7
7.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.65
ARTNA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. ARTNA: -0.65 )
ARTNA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.6   Max: 4.1
Current: -0.65

-16.6
4.1

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
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Artesian Resource Corp operates as the holding company of eight wholly-owned subsidiaries offering water, wastewater and other services on the Delmarva Peninsula. The Company distributes and sells water, including water for public and private fire protection, to residential, commercial, industrial, municipal and utility customers throughout the states of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania. It provides wastewater services to customers in Delaware. In addition, it provides contract water and wastewater operations, and water and sewer Service Line Protection Plans. The Company faces competition from other water and wastewater utilities for the acquisition of new exclusive service territories. The Company's water and wastewater utility operations are subject to regulation by their respective state regulatory commissions, which have broad administrative power and authority to regulate rates charged for service, determine franchise areas and conditions of service, approve acquisitions, authorize the issuance of securities and other matters.
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