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

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$33.22 +0.10 (+0.30 %)
(As of 05/23/2019 01:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.12
Today's Range$33.01 - $33.33
52-Week Range$26.06 - $36.72
Volume299,536 shs
Average Volume642,059 shs
Market Capitalization$3.07 billion
P/E Ratio24.07
Dividend Yield3.47%
Beta0.76
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, 2018, the company had approximately 146.2 miles of mains in the transmission system and 6,567 miles of mains in the distribution system; and served 391,092 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.

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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$2.8912 per share
Book Value$16.39 per share

Profitability

Net Income$17.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,100
Market Cap$3.07 billion
Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 30th. Stockholders of record on Monday, June 10th will be given a dividend of $0.2875 per share on Tuesday, July 2nd. This represents a $1.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 7th. View South Jersey Industries' Dividend History.

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

South Jersey Industries shares split before market open on Monday, May 11th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, February 27th 2015. The newly issued 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) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The utilities provider reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.14. The utilities provider earned $637.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $571 million. South Jersey Industries had a return on equity of 8.66% and a net margin of 3.40%. 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, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for South Jersey Industries.

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

South Jersey Industries issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, May, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.53 to $1.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.59. South Jersey Industries also updated its FY19 guidance to $1.05 to $1.15 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SJI?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for South Jersey Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect South Jersey Industries' share price to reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for South Jersey Industries.

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

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for South Jersey Industries in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 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. 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. " (5/2/2019)
  • 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We believe SJI has various opportunities to invest in natural gas infrastructure, including improving distribution systems in parts of its service territory in New Jersey, continuing to build a new interstate natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania called PennEast, and managing the supply of natural gas for more power plants." (4/16/2019)

Has South Jersey Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SJI stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. South Jersey Industries earned a news impact score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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), NVIDIA (NVDA), Harris (HRS), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pandora Media (P), Procter & Gamble (PG), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Altria Group (MO), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.92%), FMR LLC (4.92%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.16%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.91%), Reaves W H & Co. Inc. (1.50%) and Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (1.50%). 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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Morgan Stanley, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Kennedy Capital Management Inc., SG Americas Securities LLC and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co NY. 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 BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., OppenheimerFunds Inc., OLD Republic International Corp, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. and Macquarie Group Ltd.. 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 $33.22.

How big of a company is South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $3.07 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.

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:  251 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  256 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  507
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This page was last updated on 5/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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