Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 08, 2013


Artesian Resources Corporation ( ARTNA ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 08, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.2057 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased ARTNA stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1.48% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $23.22, the dividend yield is 3.54%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ARTNA was $23.22, representing a -4.95% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.43 and a 27.02% increase over the 52 week low of $18.28.

ARTNA is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Companhia de saneamento Basico Do Estado De Sao Paulo - Sabesp ( SBS ) and American Water Works ( AWK ). ARTNA's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.14. Zacks Investment Research reports ARTNA's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.1%, compared to an industry average of 5.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ARTNA Dividend History page.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: ARTNA , AWK , SBS

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