NYSE:SJI - South Jersey Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $30.09 +0.22 (+0.74 %) (As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$29.87Today's Range$29.87 - $30.3652-Week Range$25.96 - $36.72Volume938,500 shsAverage Volume645,950 shsMarket Capitalization$2.57 billionP/E Ratio24.46Dividend Yield3.90%Beta0.8 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. As of December 31, 2017, the company had approximately 146.2 miles of mains in the transmission system and 6,645 miles of mains in the distribution system; and served 383,633 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 develops, owns, and operates energy projects comprising natural gas fueled combined heating, cooling and power, and landfill gas-to-energy production facilities, as well as 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 services; and services residential and small commercial HVAC systems, and installs small commercial HVAC systems, as well as provides plumbing services and services appliances. South Jersey Industries, Inc. was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Folsom, New Jersey. Receive SJI News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for SJI and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Natural gas distribution Sub-IndustryGas Utilities SectorUtilities Current SymbolNYSE:SJI Previous Symbol CUSIP83851810 Webwww.sjindustries.com Phone609-561-9000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.04 Current Ratio0.30 Quick Ratio0.26Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio24.46 Forward P/E Ratio20.75 P/E Growth1.71 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.24 billion Price / Sales2.07 Cash Flow$2.8043 per share Price / Cash Flow10.73 Book Value$14.99 per share Price / Book2.01Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.23 Net Income$-3,490,000.00 Net Margins-1.73% Return on Equity9.79% Return on Assets2.56%Miscellaneous Employees760 Outstanding Shares85,506,000Market Cap$2.57 billion OptionableOptionable 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 Monday, November 19th. Investors of record on Monday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.2875 per share on Thursday, December 27th. This represents a $1.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 7th. This is a positive change from South Jersey Industries's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. 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 before market open on Monday, May 11th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, February 27th 2015. The newly created shares were distributed 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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported ($0.27) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $302.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $242.21 million. South Jersey Industries had a positive return on equity of 9.79% and a negative net margin of 1.73%. South Jersey Industries's quarterly revenue was up 33.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.05) EPS. 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 Thursday, February 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for South Jersey Industries. What guidance has South Jersey Industries issued on next quarter's earnings? South Jersey Industries updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.57-1.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.49. What price target have analysts set for SJI? 6 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for South Jersey Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $31.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect South Jersey Industries' stock price to reach $34.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for South Jersey Industries. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for South Jersey Industries? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for South Jersey Industries in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for South Jersey Industries. Has South Jersey Industries been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about SJI stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. South Jersey Industries earned a news impact score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of South Jersey Industries' key competitors? Some companies that are related to South Jersey Industries include Ultrapar Participacoes (UGP), National Fuel Gas (NFG), ONE Gas (OGS), New Jersey Resources (NJR), Spire (SR), Northwest Natural (NWN), Just Energy Group (JE) and WGL (WGL). 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)Mr. Stephen H. Clark, Exec. VP (Age 61)Mr. David Robbins Jr., CPA, Sr. VP (Age 56)Mr. Kenneth A. Lynch, Principal Financial Officer, Sr. VP and Chief Accounting & Risk Officer (Age 53) Who are South Jersey Industries' major shareholders? South Jersey Industries' stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.37%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.27%), Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. (0.14%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.06%), Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.05%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). Company insiders that own South Jersey Industries stock include Ann T Anthony, Gina Marie Merritt-Epps, Michael J Renna, Sunita Holzer and Walter M Higgins. View Institutional Ownership Trends for South Jersey Industries. Which institutional investors are selling South Jersey Industries stock? SJI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and BLB&B Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for South Jersey Industries. Which institutional investors are buying South Jersey Industries stock? SJI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is South Jersey Industries' stock price today? One share of SJI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.09. How big of a company is South Jersey Industries? South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $2.57 billion and generates $1.24 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $-3,490,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.23 on an earnings per share basis. South Jersey Industries employs 760 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 237 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 240 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 477MarketBeat'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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?