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

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$30.21 -0.22 (-0.72 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.43
Today's Range$30.05 - $30.62
52-Week Range$25.96 - $36.72
Volume721,500 shs
Average Volume696,161 shs
Market Capitalization$2.61 billion
P/E Ratio24.56
Dividend Yield3.77%
Beta0.74
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, 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
Current SymbolNYSE:SJI
Previous Symbol
CUSIP83851810
Phone609-561-9000

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.04
Current Ratio0.30
Quick Ratio0.26

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio24.56
Forward P/E Ratio20.69
P/E Growth1.67

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.24 billion
Price / Sales2.08
Cash Flow$2.7589 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.95
Book Value$14.99 per share
Price / Book2.02

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.23
Net Income$-3,490,000.00
Net Margins-1.73%
Return on Equity9.79%
Return on Assets2.56%

Miscellaneous

Employees760
Outstanding Shares85,510,000
Market Cap$2.61 billion
OptionableOptionable

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, November 19th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.2875 per share on Thursday, December 27th. This represents a $1.15 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 7th. This is a positive change from South Jersey Industries's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28. 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 minted shares were payable 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported ($0.27) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.25) by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $302.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $242.21 million. South Jersey Industries had a positive return on equity of 9.79% and a negative net margin of 1.73%. South Jersey Industries's revenue for the quarter was up 33.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.05) 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 Thursday, February 28th 2019. 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 Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.57-1.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.49.

What price target have analysts set for SJI?

8 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for South Jersey Industries' shares. Their forecasts range from $31.00 to $38.00. On average, they anticipate South Jersey Industries' stock price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for South Jersey Industries.

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

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for South Jersey Industries in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for South Jersey Industries.

Has South Jersey Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about SJI stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing 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 news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

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)
  • Ms. Kathleen A. McEndy, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 64)
  • Mr. Stephen H. Clark, Exec. VP (Age 60)
  • Mr. David Robbins Jr., CPA, Sr. VP (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kenneth A. Lynch, Principal Financial Officer, Sr. VP and Chief Accounting & Risk Officer (Age 52)

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. (14.46%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.49%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.49%), FMR LLC (4.29%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.66%) and Earnest Partners LLC (2.54%). Company insiders that own South Jersey Industries stock include Gina Marie Merritt-Epps, 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 Teachers Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Reaves W H & Co. Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Engineers Gate Manager LP, FMR LLC, Morgan Stanley 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., FIL Ltd, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Franklin Resources Inc., Vanguard Group Inc and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought South Jersey Industries stock in the last two years include 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is South Jersey Industries' stock price today?

One share of SJI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.21.

How big of a company is South Jersey Industries?

South Jersey Industries has a market capitalization of $2.61 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.

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:  234 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  234 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  468
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 12/13/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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