Headlines about Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Artesian Resources Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.7598413780844 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on ARTNA shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Artesian Resources Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. BidaskClub downgraded Artesian Resources Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th.

Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) traded down 2.30% on Friday, reaching $37.80. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 11,278 shares. Artesian Resources Corporation has a 52-week low of $26.72 and a 52-week high of $41.90. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $37.40 and its 200-day moving average price is $36.81. The stock has a market cap of $347.31 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.89 and a beta of 0.10.

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About Artesian Resources Corporation

Artesian Resources Corporation is a holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries offer 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 in the states of Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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