Shaw Communications Company Profile (NYSE:SJR)

About Shaw Communications

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:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $21.51
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.32
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $20.32
  • 52-Week Range: $17.15 - $21.84
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.32
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.40
  • P/E Growth: 3.07
  • Market Cap: $10.36B
  • Outstanding Shares: 488,260,000
  • 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%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $27.25 (28.42% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/16/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingHold$21.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017RBC Capital MarketsUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$26.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
1/9/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$26.00 -> $29.00View Rating Details
1/6/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$26.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016DesjardinsDowngradeBuy -> Hold$28.00View Rating Details
12/8/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform$29.00View Rating Details
11/3/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuy$29.00View Rating Details
7/18/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/11/2016National Bank FinancialUpgradeSector Perform -> Outperform$24.50 -> $27.00View Rating Details
7/5/2016Bank of America CorpInitiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details
1/4/2016Howard WeilUpgradeOutperformView Rating Details
10/20/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.97 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.04 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.25$0.28$0.26
Q2 20162$0.32$0.35$0.34
Q3 20164$0.20$0.30$0.27
Q4 20162$0.22$0.23$0.23
Q1 20172$0.23$0.23$0.23
Q2 20171$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q3 20171$0.24$0.24$0.24
Q4 20171$0.24$0.24$0.24
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Annual Dividend:$0.91
Dividend Yield:4.29%
Dividend Growth:-3.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:53.22% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
93.81% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
87.50% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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)

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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 Friday, January 13th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0747 per share on Tuesday, May 30th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.23%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 11th.

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

10 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Shaw Communications' stock. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate Shaw Communications' share price to reach $27.25 in the next year.

Who owns Shaw Communications stock?

Shaw Communications' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include I.G. Investment Management LTD. (9.64%), Scotia Capital Inc. (0.79%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.75%), Guardian Capital LP (0.59%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.39%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.25%).

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 Fiera Capital Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Intact Investment Management Inc., Guardian Capital LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of Nova Scotia Trust Co., Aviva PLC and Baird Financial Group Inc..

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 Russell Investments Group Ltd., Two Sigma Investments LP, Barometer Capital Management Inc., DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral Genossenschafts Bank Frankfurt am Main, I.G. Investment Management LTD., J. Goldman & Co LP, Public Sector Pension Investment Board and Franklin Resources 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 $21.22.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by Staff