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NYSE:SJISouth Jersey Industries Stock Price, Forecast & News

$22.66
-0.60 (-2.58 %)
(As of 04/3/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.29
Now: $22.66
$23.90
50-Day Range
$20.12
MA: $27.44
$33.21
52-Week Range
$19.62
Now: $22.66
$34.48
Volume859,560 shs
Average Volume1.16 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.09 billion
P/E Ratio12.45
Dividend Yield5.07%
Beta0.75
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.05 out of 5 stars


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$1.63 billion
Cash Flow$2.58 per share
Book Value$15.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$76.92 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,100
Market Cap$2.09 billion
Next Earnings Date5/13/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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South Jersey Industries (NYSE:SJI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has South Jersey Industries' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

South Jersey Industries' stock was trading at $25.57 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SJI stock has decreased by 11.4% and is now trading at $22.66. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of South Jersey Industries?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for South Jersey Industries in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for South Jersey Industries.

When is South Jersey Industries' next earnings date?

South Jersey Industries is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 13th 2020. View our earnings forecast for South Jersey Industries.

How were South Jersey Industries' earnings last quarter?

South Jersey Industries Inc (NYSE:SJI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.46 by $0.01. South Jersey Industries had a return on equity of 6.80% and a net margin of 4.72%. View South Jersey Industries' earnings history.

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 Wednesday, February 19th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.295 per share on Thursday, April 2nd. This represents a $1.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.21%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 17th. 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 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 guidance has South Jersey Industries issued on next quarter's earnings?

South Jersey Industries updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 27th. The company provided EPS guidance of 1.50-1.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.56.

What price target have analysts set for SJI?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for South Jersey Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate South Jersey Industries' share price to reach $31.60 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets 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. " (3/13/2020)
  • 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?

News stories about SJI stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. South Jersey Industries earned a coverage optimism score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutSouth Jersey Industries.

Are investors shorting South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 6,564,000 shares, an increase of 14.8% from the February 27th total of 5,720,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 971,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.8 days. Currently, 7.2% 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), AT&T (T), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), 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 following 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)

What is South Jersey Industries' stock symbol?

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

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 $22.66.

How big of a company is South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion and generates $1.63 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $76.92 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.12 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]

This page was last updated on 4/4/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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