Shaw Communications Company Profile (NYSE:SJR)

About Shaw Communications (SJR)

Shaw Communications logoShaw Communications Inc. (Shaw) is a diversified connectivity provider. The Company operates through four divisions: Consumer, Wireless, Business Network Services and Business Infrastructure Services. Under the Consumer division, the Company offers Cable telecommunications and Satellite video services to residential customers. Its Business Network Services division offers data networking, Cable telecommunications, Satellite video and fleet tracking services to businesses and public sector entities. Its Business Infrastructure Services division offers data center colocation, cloud technology and managed information technology (IT) solutions to businesses. The Company offers wireless services for voice and data communications through its Wireless division. Its wireline services offer approximately 120 high definition (HD) channels and over 10,000 on-demand, pay-per-view and subscription movie and television programming titles.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: CATV Systems
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SJR
  • CUSIP: N/A
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $21.23
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $20.80
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.52
  • 52-Week Range: $18.09 - $21.84
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.48
  • P/E Growth: 3.13
  • Market Cap: $10.46B
  • Outstanding Shares: 491,260,000
  • Beta: 0.95
  • Net Margins: 22.09%
  • Return on Equity: 9.73%
  • Return on Assets: 3.87%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.92%
  • Current Ratio: 0.43%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.40%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $27.29 (28.10% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/13/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$28.00MediumView Rating Details
4/6/2017Citigroup IncInitiated CoverageSellLowView Rating Details
1/16/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHold$21.00N/AView Rating Details
1/9/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$26.00 -> $29.00N/AView Rating Details
12/21/2016DesjardinsDowngradeBuy -> Hold$28.00N/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$29.00N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$29.00N/AView Rating Details
7/18/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
7/11/2016National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$24.50 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
7/5/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016Howard WeilUpgradeOutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/20/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Earnings by Quarter for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/12/20172/28/2017$0.23$0.23$1.32 billion$1.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q416$0.32$0.31$968.39 million$1.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/15/2016$0.35$0.11$1.29 billion$1.28 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/14/2016$0.36$0.34$1.37 billion$1.15 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/14/2016Q116$0.48$0.43$1.42 billion$1.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q415$0.35$0.28$1.36 billion$1.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/25/2015Q315$0.38$0.45$1.43 billion$1.42 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/14/2015Q215$0.39$0.31$1.35 billion$1.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/14/2015Q115$0.52$0.46$1.42 billion$1.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q414$0.37$0.40$1.28 billion$1.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/27/2014$0.50$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/26/2014Q314$0.48$0.47$1.34 billion$1.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/11/2014$0.40$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/10/2014Q214$0.41$0.46$1.29 billion$1.27 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/13/2014Q114$0.50$0.51$1.36 billion$1.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q413$0.33$0.24$1.24 billion$1.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/28/2013Q313$0.45$0.52$1.31 billion$1.33 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/12/2013Q213$0.36$0.38$1.26 billion$1.25 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/9/2013Q113$0.46$0.49$1.31 billion$1.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.28$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/28/2012$0.43$0.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/13/2012$0.37$0.38ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/12/2012$0.47$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.92
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q2 20172$0.22$0.24$0.23
Q3 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q4 20171$0.23$0.23$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Next Dividend:7/28/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.91
Dividend Yield:4.27%
Dividend Growth:-3.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:53.22% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
91.92% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
87.50% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
4/12/2017apr 17$0.104.07%6/13/20176/15/20176/29/2017
1/12/2017jan 17$0.104.22%3/13/20173/15/20173/30/2017
6/29/2016sep 16$0.109/13/20169/15/20169/29/2016
1/13/2016mar 16$0.103/11/20163/15/20163/30/2016
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
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Headline Trends for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Latest Headlines for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
DateHeadline logoShaw Communications (SJR) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.04 - April 27 at 10:05 PM logoCorus Entertainment and Shaw Communications Reinforce Commitment to Local News With New Funding Model - April 26 at 3:33 PM logoShaw Communications (SJR) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.31 - April 24 at 5:28 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Shaw Communications Inc (SJR) to Announce $0.23 Earnings Per Share - April 21 at 7:32 PM logoShaw Communications (SJR) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.01 - April 20 at 9:47 PM logoETFs with exposure to Shaw Communications, Inc. : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 7:55 PM logoIncome Investors: Should You Own Shaw Communications Inc.? - April 19 at 7:47 PM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Shaw Communications' Revenue Jumped 13.3% - April 18 at 9:13 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. : SJR-US: Dividend Analysis : April 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 17, 2017 - April 17 at 6:49 PM logoShaw Communications (SJR) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.35 - April 16 at 11:03 AM logoShaw Communications Inc (SJR) Stock Rating Upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada - April 15 at 4:10 PM logoShaw Communications, Inc. :SJR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : April 14, 2017 - April 14 at 12:33 PM logoDesjardins Analysts Reduce Earnings Estimates for Shaw Communications Inc (SJR) - April 14 at 11:10 AM logoShaw Communications (SJR) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Finds - April 13 at 5:03 PM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Closed Challenging The Highs After Q2 Report - April 13 at 10:05 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJR-US : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 10:05 AM logoShaw Communications (SJR) Shows Strength: Stock Up 5.2% - April 13 at 10:05 AM logoShaw Communications (SJR) Q2 Earnings In Line, Revenues Lag - April 13 at 10:05 AM logoShaw Communications Inc (SJR) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - April 13 at 9:19 AM logoShaw Communications' (SJR) Hold Rating Reiterated at Canaccord Genuity - April 13 at 7:56 AM logoShaw Communications Inc Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.07 (SJR) - April 12 at 5:35 PM logoShaw Communications Inc (SJR) Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.07 - April 12 at 5:35 PM logoShaw Communications revenue rises on wireless customer additions - April 12 at 1:05 PM logoBrokers Offer Predictions for Shaw Communications Inc's Q2 2017 Earnings (SJR) - April 12 at 9:21 AM logo7 Stocks To Watch For April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 7:28 AM logoShaw Communications Inc (SJR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - April 11 at 2:35 PM logoViaWest Adds Cloud Node to Help Clients Better Serve Rocky Mountain Customers - April 10 at 7:21 PM logoCould Shaw Communications Inc. Be on the Verge of Something Big? - April 10 at 9:10 AM logoWhy You Should Own Shaw Communications Inc. - April 7 at 12:35 PM logoSay It to Believe It, Canada: Shaw Customers Across Western Canada Can Now Experience the Magic of Shaw BlueSky TV - April 7 at 12:35 PM logoCitigroup Inc Initiates Coverage on Shaw Communications Inc (SJR) - April 6 at 8:28 PM logoThe Better Investment: Rogers Communications Inc. or Shaw Communications Inc.? - The Motley Fool Canada - March 30 at 8:07 PM logoBCE's Arm Invests $854M, Boosts Fibre-Optics Network Suite - March 28 at 7:41 PM logoShaw Communications Inc (SJR) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - March 22 at 11:43 AM logoMoody's: Competition in Canadian broadband sector on the upswing as companies spend on fiber-optic infrastructure - March 21 at 10:15 AM logoViaWest Expands North Las Vegas Data Center to Accommodate Client Demand for Colocation, Cloud Services - March 20 at 5:55 PM logoShaw Communications Second Quarter 2017 Conference Call - March 16 at 9:39 PM logo3 Dividend Stocks That Pay You Every Month - March 16 at 4:37 PM logoShaw Communications Enters Oversold Territory - March 14 at 7:17 PM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - Nasdaq - March 11 at 12:04 AM logoShaw Communications Inc (SJRWF) to Issue Dividend Increase – $0.08 Per Share - March 8 at 8:32 PM logo450 Schools to Benefit from Shaw Communications' #PinkShirtPromise Campaign - Yahoo Finance - March 4 at 12:52 AM logo5:56 pm Shaw Comms announces C$300 million senior note offering - February 15 at 5:39 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. -- Moody's rates Shaw's notes Baa3; outlook remains stable - February 15 at 5:39 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 13, 2017 - Nasdaq - February 12 at 12:57 AM logoShaw Announces National Partnership With Canadian Red Cross and Kicks Off Campaign to End Bullying - February 6 at 7:56 PM logoShaw Communications Inc. -- Moody's affirms Shaw's Baa3 ratings, maintains stable outlook - February 1 at 2:23 AM logoTop 5 Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2017 - January 19 at 4:37 PM logoShaw Communications' (SJR) CEO Brad Shaw on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - January 14 at 6:12 AM logoShaw Communications -1.5% after net income slides - Seeking Alpha - January 14 at 6:12 AM


Frequently Asked Questions for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)

What is Shaw Communications' stock symbol?

Shaw Communications trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SJR."

How often does Shaw Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Shaw Communications?

Shaw Communications declared a monthly dividend on Wednesday, April 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 14th will be given a dividend of $0.0736 per share on Friday, July 28th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.15%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 12th.

How were Shaw Communications' earnings last quarter?

Shaw Communications Inc (NYSE:SJR) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 12th. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23. The company earned $1.30 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.32 billion. Shaw Communications had a net margin of 22.09% and a return on equity of 9.73%. The firm's revenue was up 13.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.34 earnings per share.

Where is Shaw Communications' stock going? Where will Shaw Communications' stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Shaw Communications' shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Shaw Communications' stock price to reach $27.29 in the next twelve months.

Who owns Shaw Communications stock?

Shaw Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (1.75%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.36%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.25%), Hexavest Inc. (0.17%), Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. (0.12%) and Barometer Capital Management Inc. (0.10%).

Who sold Shaw Communications stock? Who is selling Shaw Communications stock?

Shaw Communications' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., K.J. Harrison & Partners Inc, Bank of Montreal Can, CGOV Asset Management and Shell Asset Management Co..

Who bought Shaw Communications stock? Who is buying Shaw Communications stock?

Shaw Communications' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Barometer Capital Management Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Korea Investment CORP, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and Wetherby Asset Management Inc..

How do I buy Shaw Communications stock?

Shares of Shaw Communications can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Shaw Communications stock cost?

One share of Shaw Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.30.

Shaw Communications (SJR) Chart for Friday, April, 28, 2017

This page was last updated on 4/28/2017 by Staff