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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.30
ARTNA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. ARTNA: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.3
0.17
0.31
Interest Coverage 2.17
ARTNA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
84% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. ARTNA: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.71  Med: 2.08 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.17
1.71
2.52
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.78
WACC vs ROIC
6.32%
7.29%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 23.82
ARTNA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. ARTNA: 23.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 20.97  Med: 22.47 Max: 32.28
Current: 23.82
20.97
32.28
Net-margin (%) 14.94
ARTNA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. ARTNA: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.31  Med: 11.16 Max: 13.95
Current: 14.94
5.31
13.95
ROE (%) 8.99
ARTNA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. ARTNA: 8.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.48  Med: 8.18 Max: 10.15
Current: 8.99
6.48
10.15
ROA (%) 2.68
ARTNA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. ARTNA: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.73  Med: 2.09 Max: 2.56
Current: 2.68
1.73
2.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.68
ARTNA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. ARTNA: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.94  Med: 5.45 Max: 11.79
Current: 4.68
3.94
11.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
ARTNA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. ARTNA: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.6  Med: 1.40 Max: 8.7
Current: 0.6
-13.6
8.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
ARTNA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ARTNA: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.90 Max: 10.5
Current: 2.8
0
10.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
ARTNA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. ARTNA: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2  Med: 3.60 Max: 14.9
Current: 8.5
-2
14.9
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.80
ARTNA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. ARTNA: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.01  Med: 20.66 Max: 29.61
Current: 17.8
14.01
29.61
Forward P/E 18.08
ARTNA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 14.64 vs. ARTNA: 18.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.80
ARTNA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
54% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. ARTNA: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.94  Med: 20.65 Max: 29.79
Current: 17.8
13.94
29.79
P/B 1.55
ARTNA's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ARTNA: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.59 Max: 2.36
Current: 1.55
1.12
2.36
P/S 2.65
ARTNA's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. ARTNA: 2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.72  Med: 2.54 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.65
1.72
3.3
POCF 8.55
ARTNA's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. ARTNA: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.72  Med: 9.15 Max: 24.1
Current: 8.55
5.72
24.1
EV-to-EBIT 17.06
ARTNA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. ARTNA: 17.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.7  Med: 19.70 Max: 37.2
Current: 17.06
12.7
37.2
PEG 35.60
ARTNA's PEG is ranked lower than
95% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. ARTNA: 35.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.80 Max: 40.85
Current: 35.6
1.34
40.85
Shiller P/E 21.00
ARTNA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. ARTNA: 21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.2  Med: 21.35 Max: 30.46
Current: 21
15.2
30.46
Current Ratio 0.54
ARTNA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ARTNA: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.48 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.54
0.21
1.65
Quick Ratio 0.47
ARTNA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ARTNA: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.43 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.47
0.19
1.55
Days Inventory 17.97
ARTNA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. ARTNA: 17.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 12.96  Med: 14.05 Max: 16.61
Current: 17.97
12.96
16.61
Days Sales Outstanding 28.86
ARTNA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 45.90 vs. ARTNA: 28.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.22  Med: 29.71 Max: 69.03
Current: 28.86
24.22
69.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.90
ARTNA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. ARTNA: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.55  Med: 3.73 Max: 5.32
Current: 3.9
2.55
5.32
Dividend Payout 0.69
ARTNA's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
65% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ARTNA: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.45
Current: 0.69
0.36
2.45
Dividend growth (3y) 3.60
ARTNA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. ARTNA: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 4.30 Max: 15.5
Current: 3.6
2.6
15.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.59
ARTNA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. ARTNA: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.98  Med: 4.37 Max: 6.23
Current: 4.59
2.98
6.23
Share Buyback Rate -3.00
ARTNA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. ARTNA: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.3  Med: -5.10 Max: -20.5
Current: -3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.55
ARTNA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. ARTNA: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.55
0.84
2.32
Price/Projected FCF 1.86
ARTNA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ARTNA: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.76  Med: 3.89 Max: 49.45
Current: 1.86
1.76
49.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.04
ARTNA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. ARTNA: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.22
Current: 1.04
0.23
1.22
Price/Graham Number 1.11
ARTNA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ARTNA: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.11
0.83
1.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.90
ARTNA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. ARTNA: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.7  Med: 5.10 Max: 7.9
Current: 5.9
2.7
7.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.29
ARTNA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. ARTNA: -0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ARTNA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -16.6  Med: -3.20 Max: 4.1
Current: -0.29
-16.6
4.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15
Revenue(Mil) 77
EPS($) 1.18
EPS without NRI($) 1.18

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
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Traded in other countries:ARTNB.USA,
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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