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

$32.31
-0.71 (-2.15 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$31.54
Now: $32.31
$32.97
50-Day Range
$30.68
MA: $32.12
$34.00
52-Week Range
$26.06
Now: $32.31
$36.72
Volume1.76 million shs
Average Volume581,136 shs
Market Capitalization$2.99 billion
P/E Ratio23.41
Dividend Yield3.48%
Beta0.7
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$2.9187 per share
Book Value$14.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$17.66 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,100
Market Cap$2.99 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (Estimated)
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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 8th. Investors of record on Tuesday, September 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.287 per share on Wednesday, October 2nd. This represents a $1.15 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 9th. 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 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 7th. The utilities provider reported ($0.13) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.04) by $0.09. The utilities provider earned $266.93 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $254.12 million. South Jersey Industries had a return on equity of 7.10% and a net margin of 7.97%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 17.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.07 EPS. 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, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for South Jersey Industries.

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

South Jersey Industries updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 7th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.53 to $1.67 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.58.

What price target have analysts set for SJI?

6 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for South Jersey Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate South Jersey Industries' stock price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.2% 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. 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)
  • 2. 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. " (7/30/2019)

Has South Jersey Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SJI stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. South Jersey Industries earned a coverage optimism score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for South Jersey Industries.

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), Harris (HRS), Pandora Media (P), AT&T (T), Lexington Realty Trust (LXP), NVIDIA (NVDA), Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT), Procter & Gamble (PG) and Apache (APA).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.06%), BlackRock Inc. (15.06%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.15%), Invesco Ltd. (2.70%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.90%) and Nuveen Asset Management LLC (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 institutional investors are selling South Jersey Industries stock?

SJI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Earnest Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Westwood Holdings Group Inc., Robecosam AG, Bank of America Corp DE and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. 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 Invesco Ltd., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Keeley Teton Advisors LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd. and BlackRock 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 $32.31.

How big of a company is South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $2.99 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  264 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  272 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  536
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 9/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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