Analysts take a look at Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) having this to say.

July 18, 2017 - By Richard Conner

 Analysts take a look at Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) having this to say.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.32 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.11, from 1.21 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 3 investors sold Artesian Resources Corporation shares while 22 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 3.25 million shares or 2.12% less from 3.32 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Fca Corporation Tx reported 78,964 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 0% or 675 shares. 14,500 are held by Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Incorporated. Susquehanna Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 10,743 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans holds 74,690 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. National Bank & Trust Of Mellon has invested 0% in Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA). holds 0% in Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) or 4,456 shares. Geode Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation invested in 107,378 shares or 0% of the stock. Guardian Company accumulated 0% or 5,000 shares. Manchester Capital Management Llc reported 23,619 shares stake. Bryn Mawr Tru reported 0.01% in Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA). Invesco Limited accumulated 38,130 shares. Cornerstone Cap Mgmt Limited invested in 0% or 11,680 shares. Blackrock Institutional Tru Company Na invested in 0% or 74,813 shares. Kbc Group Inc Nv reported 54,566 shares.

Since March 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $1.05 million activity. 3,000 shares were sold by BIEDERMAN KENNETH R, worth $94,826 on Monday, March 13. The insider TAYLOR DIAN C sold 6,750 shares worth $223,400. Shares for $547,987 were sold by EISENBREY JOHN R JR. Another trade for 2,255 shares valued at $84,788 was sold by WYER WILLIAM C.

Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Artesian Resources (NASDAQ:ARTNA), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Artesian Resources had 4 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks upgraded the shares of ARTNA in report on Friday, August 7 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Hilliard Lyons given on Friday, November 6. Hilliard Lyons downgraded the shares of ARTNA in report on Wednesday, October 21 to “Underperform” rating. On Wednesday, March 2 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”. Below is a list of Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) latest ratings and price target changes.

The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $37. About shares traded. Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) has risen 34.39% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.69% the S&P500.

Artesian Resources Corporation is a holding company. The company has market cap of $339.37 million. The Company’s subsidiaries offer water, wastewater and other services on the Delmarva Peninsula. It has a 25.7 P/E ratio. The Firm distributes and sells water, including water for public and private fire protection, to residential, commercial, industrial, municipal and utility clients in the states of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

More notable recent Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Artesian Resources Corporation participates for the 15th Consecutive Year in …” on June 07, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Artesian Resources Corporation Announces Promotion of Joseph A. DiNunzio to …” published on June 08, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Artesian Resources Corporation announces a 1.5% increase in Common Stock Dividend” on May 04, 2017. More interesting news about Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Artesian Water Company broadens water regionalization in Southern New Castle …” published on June 26, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Artesian Water Company, Inc. Enters Into Agreement to purchase water assets of …” with publication date: February 28, 2017.

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