New Jersey Resources Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.23 (-0.54 %)
(As of 06/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume400,414 shs
Average Volume532,792 shs
Market Capitalization$4.11 billion
P/E Ratio16.67
Dividend Yield3.10%
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About New Jersey Resources

New Jersey Resources Corporation, an energy services holding company, provides regulated gas distribution, and retail and wholesale energy services. The company operates through four segments: Natural Gas Distribution, Clean Energy Ventures, Energy Services, and Storage and Transportation. The Natural Gas Distribution segment offers regulated retail natural gas services to approximately 558,000 residential and commercial customers in central and northern New Jersey; provides storage management services; and participates in the off-system sales and capacity release markets. The Clean Energy Ventures segment invests in, owns, and operates commercial and residential solar projects located in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The Energy Services segment provides unregulated wholesale energy management services to other energy companies and natural gas producers, as well as maintains and transacts a portfolio of physical assets consisting of natural gas storage and transportation contracts in the United States and Canada. The Storage and Transportation segment invests in natural gas transportation and storage facilities. The company offers heating, ventilation, and cooling services; holds commercial real estate properties; and provides solar equipment installation, and plumbing repair and installation services, as well as engages in the water appliance sale, installation, and servicing activities. New Jersey Resources Corporation was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Wall, New Jersey.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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Overall MarketRank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

28th out of 279 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

5th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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New Jersey Resources (NYSE:NJR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is New Jersey Resources a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for New Jersey Resources in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" New Jersey Resources stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in NJR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than New Jersey Resources?

Wall Street analysts have given New Jersey Resources a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but New Jersey Resources wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting New Jersey Resources?

New Jersey Resources saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 28th, there was short interest totaling 1,860,000 shares, a decline of 23.1% from the May 13th total of 2,420,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 477,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.9 days. Approximately 2.0% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is New Jersey Resources' next earnings date?

New Jersey Resources is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 6th 2021.
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How were New Jersey Resources' earnings last quarter?

New Jersey Resources Co. (NYSE:NJR) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 6th. The utilities provider reported $1.77 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.61. The utilities provider had revenue of $802.19 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $761.34 million. New Jersey Resources had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.67% and a net margin of 12.63%. New Jersey Resources's revenue was up 25.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.88 earnings per share.
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How has New Jersey Resources' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

New Jersey Resources' stock was trading at $33.18 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, NJR stock has increased by 28.6% and is now trading at $42.68.
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How often does New Jersey Resources pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for New Jersey Resources?

New Jersey Resources announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 20th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 16th will be given a dividend of $0.333 per share on Thursday, July 1st. This represents a $1.33 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 15th.
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Is New Jersey Resources a good dividend stock?

New Jersey Resources pays an annual dividend of $1.33 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.10%. New Jersey Resources has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of New Jersey Resources is 64.56%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, New Jersey Resources will have a dividend payout ratio of 59.11% next year. This indicates that New Jersey Resources will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did New Jersey Resources' stock split? How did New Jersey Resources' stock split work?

Shares of New Jersey Resources split on Wednesday, March 4th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Wednesday, January 21st 2015. The newly issued shares were issued to shareholders after the closing bell on Tuesday, March 3rd 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of New Jersey Resources stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has New Jersey Resources issued on next quarter's earnings?

New Jersey Resources updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.050-2.150 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.910. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for NJR?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for New Jersey Resources' shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $45.00. On average, they anticipate New Jersey Resources' share price to reach $40.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.7%.
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Who are New Jersey Resources' key executives?

New Jersey Resources' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen D. Westhoven, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53, Pay $1.71M)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Migliaccio, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 47, Pay $711.96k)
  • Ms. Amanda E. Mullan, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 55, Pay $544.17k)
  • Ms. Amy Cradic, Sr. VP and COO of Non-Utility Bus.es, Strategy & External Affairs (Age 50, Pay $543.73k)
  • Ms. Jacqueline K. Shea, VP & Chief Information Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Roberto F. Bel, VP of Treasury & Investor Relations (Age 48)
  • Mr. Richard Reich, Interim Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 46)
  • Mr. David Johnson, VP of Corp. Bus. Devel. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Glenn C. Lockwood, Exec. VP (Age 60)
  • Ms. Rhonda M. Figueroa, Corp. Diversity Officer (Age 62)

What is Laurence M. Downes' approval rating as New Jersey Resources' CEO?

10 employees have rated New Jersey Resources CEO Laurence M. Downes on Glassdoor.com. Laurence M. Downes has an approval rating of 100% among New Jersey Resources' employees. This puts Laurence M. Downes in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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What other stocks do shareholders of New Jersey Resources own?

What is New Jersey Resources' stock symbol?

New Jersey Resources trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "NJR."

Who are New Jersey Resources' major shareholders?

New Jersey Resources' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.13%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.31%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.64%), Northern Trust Corp (1.61%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.47%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.35%). Company insiders that own New Jersey Resources stock include Donald L Correll, Laurence M Downes, M William Howard Jr and Patrick J Migliaccio.
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Which major investors are selling New Jersey Resources stock?

NJR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Millennium Management LLC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co., and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold New Jersey Resources company stock in the last year include M William Howard Jr, and Patrick J Migliaccio.
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Which major investors are buying New Jersey Resources stock?

NJR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bragg Financial Advisors Inc, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., HRT Financial LP, Geode Capital Management LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, and PDT Partners LLC.
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How do I buy shares of New Jersey Resources?

Shares of NJR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is New Jersey Resources' stock price today?

One share of NJR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.68.

How much money does New Jersey Resources make?

New Jersey Resources has a market capitalization of $4.11 billion and generates $1.95 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $193.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does New Jersey Resources have?

New Jersey Resources employs 1,156 workers across the globe.

What is New Jersey Resources' official website?

The official website for New Jersey Resources is www.njresources.com.

Where are New Jersey Resources' headquarters?

New Jersey Resources is headquartered at 1415 Wyckoff Road, WALL TOWNSHIP NJ, 07719.

How can I contact New Jersey Resources?

New Jersey Resources' mailing address is 1415 Wyckoff Road, WALL TOWNSHIP NJ, 07719. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 732-938-1000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 6/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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