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

$32.30
-0.09 (-0.28 %)
(As of 02/19/2020 01:24 AM ET)
Today's Range
$32.26
Now: $32.30
$32.58
50-Day Range
$30.80
MA: $31.79
$32.98
52-Week Range
$28.58
Now: $32.30
$34.48
Volume702,596 shs
Average Volume1.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.98 billion
P/E Ratio17.75
Dividend Yield3.64%
Beta0.69
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$2.90 per share
Book Value$14.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$17.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,100
Market Cap$2.98 billion
Next Earnings Date2/26/2020 (Confirmed)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 10th will be given a dividend of $0.295 per share on Friday, December 27th. This represents a $1.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.65%. The ex-dividend date 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?

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 created shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 6th. The utilities provider reported ($0.30) earnings per share 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%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm 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.

How can I listen to South Jersey Industries' earnings call?

South Jersey Industries will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, February 26th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for SJI?

4 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for South Jersey Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect South Jersey Industries' stock price to reach $33.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 2.9% 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 sell ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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. " (1/9/2020)
  • 2. 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)

Has South Jersey Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SJI stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. South Jersey Industries earned a daily sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for South Jersey Industries.

Are investors shorting South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 6,530,000 shares, an increase of 17.9% from the January 15th total of 5,540,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 616,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 10.6 days. Approximately 7.1% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), New Jersey Resources (NJR), Altria Group (MO), Southern (SO), Pattern Energy Group (PEGI), Ford Motor (F), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Philip Morris International (PM).

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 investors include FMR LLC (3.15%), State Street Corp (2.92%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.17%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (1.99%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.63%) and First Trust Advisors LP (1.63%). 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 FMR LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, William Blair Investment Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc. and Victory Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for South Jersey Industries.

Which major investors are buying South Jersey Industries stock?

SJI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Jane Street Group LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, California Public Employees Retirement System and Westwood Holdings Group 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 $32.30.

How big of a company is South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $2.98 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  288 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  300 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  588
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 2/19/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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