NYSE:SJI

South Jersey Industries Stock Forecast, Price & News

$27.38
-0.56 (-2.00 %)
(As of 06/14/2021 10:45 AM ET)
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$27.31
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$22.99
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$18.24
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Volume7,547 shs
Average Volume1.82 million shs
Market Capitalization$3.08 billion
P/E Ratio15.04
Dividend Yield4.33%
Beta0.84
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About South Jersey Industries

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 purchased directly from producers or suppliers to customers. As of December 31, 2020, the company had approximately 146.7 miles of mains in the transmission system and 6,771 miles of mains in the distribution system; and served 404,886 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in southern New Jersey. In addition, it markets natural gas storage, commodity, and transportation assets on a wholesale basis for energy marketers, electric and gas utilities, power plants, and natural gas producers in the mid-Atlantic, Appalachian, and southern regions of the United States. Further, the company owns and operates rooftop solar-generation sites. Additionally, it owns oil, gas, and mineral rights in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania; acquires and markets natural gas and electricity to retail end users, as well as provides total energy management, fuel management, and energy procurement and cost reduction services. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Folsom, New Jersey.

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2.63 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

3rd out of 279 stocks

Natural Gas Distribution Industry

2nd out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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South Jersey Industries (NYSE:SJI) Frequently Asked Questions

Is South Jersey Industries a buy right now?

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

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When is South Jersey Industries' next earnings date?

South Jersey Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 4th 2021.
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How were South Jersey Industries' earnings last quarter?

South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The utilities provider reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.19 by $0.07. The utilities provider earned $674.30 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $557.25 million. South Jersey Industries had a net margin of 10.98% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.03%.
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How has South Jersey Industries' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

South Jersey Industries' stock was trading at $25.57 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SJI stock has increased by 7.5% and is now trading at $27.50.
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How often does South Jersey Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.303 per share on Friday, July 2nd. This represents a $1.21 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.41%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 9th. This is a positive change from South Jersey Industries's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30.
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Is South Jersey Industries a good dividend stock?

South Jersey Industries pays an annual dividend of $1.21 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.33%. SJI has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. South Jersey Industries has been increasing its dividend for 15 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of South Jersey Industries is 72.02%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, South Jersey Industries will have a dividend payout ratio of 70.76% next year. This indicates that South Jersey Industries will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did South Jersey Industries' stock split? How did South Jersey Industries' stock split work?

South Jersey Industries shares split on Monday, May 11th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, February 27th 2015. The newly minted shares were issued 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.

What price target have analysts set for SJI?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for South Jersey Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $36.00. On average, they expect South Jersey Industries' stock price to reach $27.57 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are South Jersey Industries' key executives?

South Jersey Industries' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Renna, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53, Pay $1.61M)
  • Mr. Steven R. Cocchi, SVP, CFO and Chief Strategy & Devel. Officer (Age 44, Pay $973.9k)
  • Ms. Kathleen D Larkin, Sr. VP & Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. David Robbins Jr., CPA, Sr. VP (Age 58, Pay $748.28k)
  • Ms. Melissa J. Orsen, Sr. VP (Age 45, Pay $669.49k)
  • Mr. Daniel Mark Fidell, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Marissa Brooks Travaline, VP of Communications
  • Edythe Nipper, Company Sec.

What is Mike Renna's approval rating as South Jersey Industries' CEO?

15 employees have rated South Jersey Industries CEO Mike Renna on Glassdoor.com. Mike Renna has an approval rating of 54% among South Jersey Industries' employees. This puts Mike Renna in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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 (EXC), AT&T (T), Energy Transfer (ET), New Jersey Resources (NJR), The Southern (SO), Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT), Altria Group (MO), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Philip Morris International (PM) and Ventas (VTR).

What is South Jersey Industries' stock symbol?

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

Who are South Jersey Industries' major shareholders?

South Jersey Industries' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.33%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (3.18%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.15%), Zimmer Partners LP (2.01%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (1.86%) and Point72 Asset Management L.P. (1.78%).
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Which major investors are selling South Jersey Industries stock?

SJI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barclays PLC, Credit Suisse AG, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, Morgan Stanley, Alliancebernstein L.P., Holocene Advisors LP, and Man Group plc.
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Which major investors are buying South Jersey Industries stock?

SJI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zimmer Partners LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Ergoteles LLC, and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is South Jersey Industries' stock price today?

One share of SJI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.50.

How much money does South Jersey Industries make?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $3.09 billion and generates $1.54 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $157.08 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does South Jersey Industries have?

South Jersey Industries employs 1,130 workers across the globe.

What is South Jersey Industries' official website?

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

Where are South Jersey Industries' headquarters?

South Jersey Industries is headquartered at 1 SOUTH JERSEY PLAZA, FOLSOM NJ, 08037.

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]


This page was last updated on 6/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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