Shaw Communications Company Profile (NYSE:SJR)

About Shaw Communications (NYSE: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: Integrated Telecommunications Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SJR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $10.29027 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 493,370,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.93
  • 52 Week Range: $19.02 - $23.31
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.21
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.31
  • P/E Growth: 2.84
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.31 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.49
  • Book Value: $9.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.35
  • Annual Dividend: $0.95
  • Dividend Yield: 4.4%
  • EBITDA: $1.72 billion
  • Net Margins: 10.01%
  • Return on Equity: 9.31%
  • Return on Assets: 3.57%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.95%
  • Current Ratio: 0.54%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.47%
  • Average Volume: 407,212 shs.
  • Beta: 0.91
  • Short Ratio: 4.04

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 Thursday, June 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0744 per share on Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $0.89 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. View Shaw Communications' Dividend History.

How were Shaw Communications' earnings last quarter?

Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE:SJR) issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 15th. The company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.24. The company had revenue of $1.28 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.29 billion. Shaw Communications had a return on equity of 9.31% and a net margin of 10.01%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.42 EPS. View Shaw Communications' Earnings History.

When will Shaw Communications make its next earnings announcement?

Shaw Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Shaw Communications.

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

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Shaw Communications' shares. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate Shaw Communications' stock price to reach $27.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Shaw Communications.

Who are some of Shaw Communications' key competitors?

Who are Shaw Communications' key executives?

Shaw Communications' management team includes the folowing people:

  • JR Shaw, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Jay Mehr, President
  • Bradley S. Shaw, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • James Robert Shaw, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Vito Culmone, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Chris Kucharski, President - Consumer
  • Nancy R. Phillips, Chief Executive Officer - ViaWest
  • Zoran Stakic, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
  • Jim Little, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Culture Officer
  • Peter A. Johnson, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer

Who owns Shaw Communications stock?

Shaw Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include APG Asset Management N.V. (0.12%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.06%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.03%) and Eqis Capital Management Inc. (0.01%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Shaw Communications.

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

Shaw Communications' stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., APG Asset Management N.V. and Eqis Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Shaw Communications.

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.

What is Shaw Communications' stock price today?

One share of Shaw Communications stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.73.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Shaw Communications (NYSE SJR)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  172 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  520
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Shaw Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.14)
Consensus Price Target: $27.33 (25.79% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Price Target History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformN/AView Rating Details
6/28/2017National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform Market Weight -> Sector Perform Market WeightMediumView Rating Details
5/1/2017Canaccord GenuitySet Price TargetHold$28.00MediumView Rating Details
4/6/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated 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
11/3/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$29.00N/AView Rating Details
7/18/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
7/5/2016Bank of America CorporationInitiated CoverageUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016Howard WeilUpgradeOutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 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
10/26/2017$0.25N/AView Earnings Details
6/28/20175/31/2017$0.25$0.44$1.32 billion$1.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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 20172$0.23$0.24$0.24
Q4 20172$0.22$0.23$0.23
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Next Dividend:11/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.95
Dividend Yield:4.37%
Dividend Growth:-3.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:118.75% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
89.62% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
88.79% (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 Inc. (SJR) to Post Q4 2017 Earnings of $0.23 Per Share, Desjardins Forecasts - October 19 at 11:28 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday - October 19 at 3:58 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - October 18 at 12:38 PM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Forecasted to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.98 Per Share - October 18 at 9:26 AM logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Shaw Communications Inc. Issued By National Bank Financial (SJR) - October 18 at 8:58 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SJR) : October 16, 2017 - October 17 at 7:18 AM logoShaw Communications (SJR) vs. Its Competitors Critical Review - October 15 at 12:22 PM logoFirst Week of November 17th Options Trading For Shaw Communications (SJR) - October 14 at 7:52 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SJR-US : October 13, 2017 - October 14 at 7:52 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. : SJR.B-CA: Dividend Analysis : October 13th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 13, 2017 - October 14 at 7:52 AM logoScotiabank Downgrades Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) to Sector Perform - October 12 at 9:46 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 12, 2017 - Nasdaq - October 12 at 9:32 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - October 10 at 12:40 PM logoFinancial Analysis: Shaw Communications (SJR) versus Its Rivals - October 10 at 2:10 AM logoShaw Communications (SJR) versus IDT Corporation (IDT) Financial Survey - October 8 at 2:24 PM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - October 7 at 10:44 PM logoShaw Communications, Inc. : SJR-US: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 3, 2017 - October 3 at 12:30 PM logoFinancial Comparison: Shaw Communications (SJR) & ARC Group Worldwide (ARCW) - September 21 at 12:32 PM logoComparing Shaw Communications (SJR) and Its Peers - September 20 at 11:04 AM logoComparing Shaw Communications (SJR) & Its Competitors - September 16 at 6:14 AM logoShaw Makes Binge-Watching Easier Than Ever With Netflix on BlueSky TV - September 15 at 8:53 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 13 at 12:52 AM logoStocks With Rising Relative Strength: Shaw Communications - September 9 at 8:30 AM logoShaw Communications (SJR) and BT Group PLC (BT) Head-To-Head Review - August 31 at 6:12 PM logoShaw Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJR-US : August 28, 2017 - August 29 at 7:51 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. : SJR-US: Dividend Analysis : August 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 12:46 PM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Altice USA (ATUS) versus Shaw Communications (SJR) - August 23 at 8:37 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 19 at 12:50 AM logoTELUS Corp (TU) Acquires Ireland's Call Centre Firm Voxpro - Nasdaq - August 18 at 2:47 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. : SJR.A-CA: Dividend Analysis : August 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 16, 2017 - August 17 at 7:34 AM logoHead to Head Comparison: Neustar (NSR) versus Shaw Communications (SJR) - August 10 at 4:32 PM logoShaw Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SJR-US : August 4, 2017 - August 5 at 7:06 AM logoGI Partners Portfolio Company Peak 10 Completes $1.675 Billion Acquisition of ViaWest - August 2 at 4:29 PM logoWave Goodbye to Data Caps: Shaw Introduces Unlimited Data with WideOpen Internet 150 - August 1 at 8:55 PM logoShaw Communications, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:SJR) : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 8:40 PM logoShaw Communications (SJR) Down 3.3% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - July 31 at 4:00 AM logoShaw Announces Closing of Acquisition of 700 MHz and 2500 MHz Wireless Spectrum Licences from Quebecor Media Inc. - July 25 at 6:44 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 25 at 12:50 AM logoCritical Analysis: Telecom Argentina Stet - France Telecom (TEO) versus Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR) - July 22 at 2:15 PM logoCormark Equities Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) - July 21 at 3:10 PM logoShaw Communications Inc. to Post FY2017 Earnings of $1.16 Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (SJR) - July 20 at 9:52 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJR-US : July 17, 2017 - July 18 at 8:10 AM logoQ4 2017 Earnings Forecast for Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Issued By Desjardins - July 12 at 12:17 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Telefonica SA (TEF) versus Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR) - July 12 at 10:20 AM logoTelus Corporation and Rogers Communications Inc. Are Feeling the Pressure: Time to Sell? - July 5 at 10:41 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SJR-US : July 4, 2017 - July 5 at 10:41 AM logo Brokerages Anticipate Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Will Post Earnings of $0.23 Per Share - July 4 at 2:16 PM logoETFs with exposure to Shaw Communications, Inc. : July 3, 2017 - July 4 at 7:21 AM logoNational Bank Financial Brokers Reduce Earnings Estimates for Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE:SJR) - July 3 at 8:00 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $0.93 Per Share, Desjardins Forecasts - July 3 at 7:59 AM



Shaw Communications (SJR) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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