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NYSE:SJI - South Jersey Industries Stock Price, Forecast & News

$31.26
-0.09 (-0.29 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$31.19
Now: $31.26
$31.49
50-Day Range
$29.97
MA: $31.04
$32.18
52-Week Range
$26.06
Now: $31.26
$34.48
Volume692,758 shs
Average Volume468,217 shs
Market Capitalization$2.89 billion
P/E Ratio22.65
Dividend Yield3.76%
Beta0.65
South Jersey Industries, Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides energy-related products and services. The company engages in the purchase, transmission, and sale of natural gas. It also sells natural gas and pipeline transportation capacity on a wholesale basis to residential, commercial, and industrial customers on the interstate pipeline system, as well as transports natural gas, which is purchased directly from producers or suppliers to their customers. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP83851810
Phone609-561-9000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.64 billion
Cash Flow$2.91 per share
Book Value$14.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$17.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,100
Market Cap$2.89 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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South Jersey Industries (NYSE:SJI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is South Jersey Industries' stock symbol?

South Jersey Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SJI."

How often does South Jersey Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.295 per share on Friday, December 27th. This represents a $1.18 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 9th. This is a boost from South Jersey Industries's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29. View South Jersey Industries' Dividend History.

When did South Jersey Industries' stock split? How did South Jersey Industries' stock split work?

Shares of South Jersey Industries split on the morning of Monday, May 11th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, February 27th 2015. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, May 8th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of South Jersey Industries stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How were South Jersey Industries' earnings last quarter?

South Jersey Industries Inc (NYSE:SJI) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 6th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $261.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $253.87 million. South Jersey Industries had a net margin of 8.81% and a return on equity of 6.56%. South Jersey Industries's revenue for the quarter was down 13.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.27) earnings per share. View South Jersey Industries' Earnings History.

When is South Jersey Industries' next earnings date?

South Jersey Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 26th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for South Jersey Industries.

What guidance has South Jersey Industries issued on next quarter's earnings?

South Jersey Industries updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.53-1.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.56.

What price target have analysts set for SJI?

4 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for South Jersey Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate South Jersey Industries' stock price to reach $34.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for South Jersey Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for South Jersey Industries?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for South Jersey Industries in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for South Jersey Industries.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about South Jersey Industries stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about South Jersey Industries stock:
  • 1. Maxim Group analysts commented, "After reviewing our forecasts before SJI’s 2Q19 earnings report on Wed 8/7, we reduce our 2Q19 EPS to ($0.08) from $0.04 and our 2019 EPS to $1.10 (from $1.12), based on higher natural gas utility management costs." (8/2/2019)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "South Jersey Industries, Inc., an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy solutions to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. South Jersey Gas delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas and promotes energy efficiency to customers in southern New Jersey. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; acquiring and marketing natural gas and electricity for retail customers; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream is also an SJI subsidiary and houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project. " (7/30/2019)

Has South Jersey Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SJI stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. South Jersey Industries earned a media sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for South Jersey Industries.

Are investors shorting South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,510,000 shares, a decline of 6.8% from the October 31st total of 5,910,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 463,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 11.9 days. Currently, 6.0% of the company's stock are sold short. View South Jersey Industries' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of South Jersey Industries' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of South Jersey Industries own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other South Jersey Industries investors own include Exelon (EXC), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), AT&T (T), Harris (HRS), New Jersey Resources (NJR), Pandora Media (P), Procter & Gamble (PG), NVIDIA (NVDA), Ford Motor (F) and Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT).

Who are South Jersey Industries' key executives?

South Jersey Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Renna, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 51)
  • Ms. Kathleen A. McEndy, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 65)
  • Ms. Melissa J. Orsen, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 43)
  • Mr. Stephen H. Clark, Exec. VP (Age 61)
  • Mr. David Robbins Jr., CPA, Sr. VP (Age 56)

Who are South Jersey Industries' major shareholders?

South Jersey Industries' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (2.93%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.38%), First Trust Advisors LP (1.34%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.20%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.69%) and Roffman Miller Associates Inc. PA (0.60%). Company insiders that own South Jersey Industries stock include Ann T Anthony, Michael J Renna, Sunita Holzer and Walter M Higgins. View Institutional Ownership Trends for South Jersey Industries.

Which major investors are selling South Jersey Industries stock?

SJI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Millennium Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Ancora Advisors LLC, State Street Corp, Boston Partners, Keeley Teton Advisors LLC and Stifel Financial Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for South Jersey Industries.

Which major investors are buying South Jersey Industries stock?

SJI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Crow Point Partners LLC, Man Group plc, California Public Employees Retirement System, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Voloridge Investment Management LLC and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought South Jersey Industries stock in the last two years include Ann T Anthony, Michael J Renna, Sunita Holzer and Walter M Higgins. View Insider Buying and Selling for South Jersey Industries.

How do I buy shares of South Jersey Industries?

Shares of SJI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is South Jersey Industries' stock price today?

One share of SJI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.26.

How big of a company is South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $2.89 billion and generates $1.64 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $17.66 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.38 on an earnings per share basis. South Jersey Industries employs 1,100 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About South Jersey Industries.

What is South Jersey Industries' official website?

The official website for South Jersey Industries is http://www.sjindustries.com/.

How can I contact South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries' mailing address is 1 SOUTH JERSEY PLAZA, FOLSOM NJ, 08037. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 609-561-9000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for South Jersey Industries (NYSE SJI)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  281 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  289 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  570
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about South Jersey Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SJI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SJI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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