NYSE:SJI - South Jersey Industries Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$33.69 -0.11 (-0.33 %)
(As of 07/18/2018 06:32 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.80
Today's Range$33.62 - $34.12
52-Week Range$25.96 - $36.41
Volume385,100 shs
Average Volume810,106 shs
Market Capitalization$2.88 billion
P/E Ratio27.39
Dividend Yield3.33%
Beta0.59
South Jersey Industries logoSouth 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Natural gas distribution
Sub-IndustryGas Utilities
SectorUtilities
SymbolNYSE:SJI
CUSIP83851810
Phone609-561-9000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.76
Current Ratio0.45
Quick Ratio0.41

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio27.39
Forward P/E Ratio20.42
P/E Growth1.65

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Price / Sales2.32
Cash Flow$2.7889 per share
Price / Cash12.08
Book Value$14.99 per share
Price / Book2.25

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.23
Net Income$-3,490,000.00
Net Margins5.23%
Return on Equity11.33%
Return on Assets3.70%

Miscellaneous

Employees760
Outstanding Shares85,500,000
Market Cap$2,877.18

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 6th. Investors of record on Monday, September 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Tuesday, October 2nd. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.32%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, September 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 on Monday, May 11th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, February 27th 2015. The newly created 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 7th. The utilities provider reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.93 by $0.33. The utilities provider earned $521.95 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $430.43 million. South Jersey Industries had a return on equity of 11.33% and a net margin of 5.23%. South Jersey Industries's revenue was up 22.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.72 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, August, 1st 2018. 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 FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.57-1.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.56.

What price target have analysts set for SJI?

7 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for South Jersey Industries' shares. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate South Jersey Industries' stock price to reach $33.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.5%. View Analyst Ratings for South Jersey Industries.

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

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

Are investors shorting South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries saw a drop in short interest in June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 6,837,659 shares, a drop of 40.2% from the June 15th total of 11,440,353 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,246,314 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.5 days. Approximately 8.1% of the shares of the company are short sold. View South Jersey Industries' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of South Jersey Industries' key competitors?

Who are South Jersey Industries' key executives?

South Jersey Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael J. Renna, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. Stephen H. Clark, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Ms. Kathleen A. McEndy, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. David Robbins Jr., CPA, Sr. VP (Age 55)
  • Ms. Marissa Brooks Travaline, Director, Investor Relations

Has South Jersey Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SJI stock has trended somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. South Jersey Industries earned a coverage optimism score of -0.02 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.24 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.27%), Accurate Investment Solutions Inc. (0.13%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.03%), BLB&B Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.00%). Company insiders that own South Jersey Industries stock include Gina Marie Merritt-Epps 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 Peregrine Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for South Jersey Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying South Jersey Industries stock?

SJI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Accurate Investment Solutions Inc., BLB&B Advisors LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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 $33.69.

How big of a company is South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $2.88 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.

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:  199 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  195 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  394
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This page was last updated on 7/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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