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NYSE:SJISouth Jersey Industries Stock Price, Forecast & News

$24.20
-0.04 (-0.17 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$23.87
Now: $24.20
$24.46
50-Day Range
$23.07
MA: $23.71
$24.99
52-Week Range
$19.62
Now: $24.20
$33.45
Volume548,098 shs
Average Volume996,450 shs
Market Capitalization$2.43 billion
P/E Ratio21.61
Dividend Yield4.87%
Beta0.73
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: 1.8Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.13 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$2.60 per share
Book Value$15.41 per share

Profitability

Net Income$76.92 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,100
Market Cap$2.43 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$24.20
-0.04 (-0.17 %)
(As of 08/14/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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South Jersey Industries (NYSE:SJI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has South Jersey Industries' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

South Jersey Industries' stock was trading at $25.57 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SJI stock has decreased by 5.4% and is now trading at $24.20.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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, November 4th 2020.
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How were South Jersey Industries' earnings last quarter?

South Jersey Industries Inc (NYSE:SJI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 5th. The utilities provider reported ($0.01) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.04. The utilities provider earned $259.96 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $280.19 million. South Jersey Industries had a return on equity of 7.84% and a net margin of 6.79%.
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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, April 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 10th will be given a dividend of $0.295 per share on Thursday, July 2nd. This represents a $1.18 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 9th.
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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 the morning of Monday, May 11th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, February 27th 2015. The newly issued shares were distributed 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.

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

South Jersey Industries updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.50-1.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.52.

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 $20.00 to $36.00. On average, they anticipate South Jersey Industries' share price to reach $25.83 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price.
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Has South Jersey Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about SJI stock has been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of 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 closest to five being the most favorable. South Jersey Industries earned a media sentiment score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting South Jersey Industries?

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

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."

Who are South Jersey Industries' major shareholders?

South Jersey Industries' stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.42%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (5.24%), Barclays PLC (2.57%), FMR LLC (2.24%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (2.25%) and First Trust Advisors LP (2.11%). Company insiders that own South Jersey Industries stock include Ann T Anthony, Michael J Renna, Sheila Hartnett-Devlin, Sunita Holzer and Walter M Higgins.
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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 Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Macquarie Group Ltd., Bank of America Corp DE, Russell Investments Group Ltd., ProShare Advisors LLC, and Ancora Advisors LLC.
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Which major investors are buying South Jersey Industries stock?

SJI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barclays PLC, Channing Capital Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, First Trust Advisors LP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Nordea Investment Management AB, Moody Aldrich Partners LLC, and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. 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.
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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 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 $24.20.

How big of a company is South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $2.43 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.

What is South Jersey Industries' official website?

The official website for South Jersey Industries is 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 8/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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