Artesian Resources Corporation Declares Common Stock Dividend

NEWARK, Del., July 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend on the company’s Class A and Class B Common Stock. The quarterly dividend of $0.2249 is payable August 22, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 10, 2016. This is the 95th consecutive quarterly dividend paid to shareholders.

About Artesian Resources

Artesian Resources Corporation operates as the holding company of wholly-owned subsidiaries offering water, wastewater services and related services on the Delmarva Peninsula. Artesian Water Company, the principal subsidiary, is the oldest and largest investor-owned water utility on the Delmarva Peninsula and has been providing water service since 1905. Artesian supplies 7.6 billion gallons of water per year through 1,218 miles of water main to about 301,000 people.

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