NYSE:SJR - Shaw Communications Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$18.47 -0.27 (-1.44 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$18.47
Today's Range$18.42 - $18.64
52-Week Range$18.18 - $23.19
Volume365,420 shs
Average Volume498,521 shs
Market Capitalization$9.09 billion
P/E Ratio15.65
Dividend Yield4.76%
Shaw Communications Inc. operates as a diversified communications company in North America. The company operates through Consumer, Business Network Services, and Wireless segments. The Consumer segment provides cable telecommunications services, including video, Internet, Wi-Fi, phone, and satellite video services to residential customers. The Business Network Services segment provides data networking, video, voice, and Internet services through a national fiber-optic backbone network, as well as satellite video services to businesses and public-sector entities. The Wireless segment provides wireless voice and data communications services for customers. The company was formerly known as Shaw Cable systems Ltd. and changed its name to Shaw Communications Inc. in May 1993. Shaw Communications Inc. was founded in 1966 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Cable & other pay television services
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNYSE:SJR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72
Current Ratio0.64
Quick Ratio0.57


Trailing P/E Ratio15.65
Forward P/E Ratio17.76
P/E Growth3.6

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.01 billion
Price / Sales2.23
Cash Flow$2.7082 per share
Price / Cash Flow6.82
Book Value$9.21 per share
Price / Book2.01


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.18
Net Income$46.98 million
Net Margins1.04%
Return on Equity12.90%
Return on Assets5.41%


Outstanding Shares484,930,000
Market Cap$9.09 billion

Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR) Frequently Asked Questions

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 announced a monthly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 15th will be given a dividend of $0.0754 per share on Wednesday, January 30th. This represents a $0.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.90%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 14th. View Shaw Communications' Dividend History.

How were Shaw Communications' earnings last quarter?

Shaw Communications Inc (NYSE:SJR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.03. The business earned $1.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.02 billion. Shaw Communications had a net margin of 1.04% and a return on equity of 12.90%. View Shaw Communications' Earnings History.

When is Shaw Communications' next earnings date?

Shaw Communications is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Shaw Communications.

How can I listen to Shaw Communications' earnings call?

Shaw Communications will be holding an earnings conference call on Monday, January 14th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 8003194610.

What price target have analysts set for SJR?

6 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Shaw Communications' shares. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Shaw Communications' stock price to reach $28.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Shaw Communications.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Shaw Communications?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Shaw Communications in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Shaw Communications.

Has Shaw Communications been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SJR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Shaw Communications earned a coverage optimism score of 0.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is very unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Shaw Communications' key competitors?

Who are Shaw Communications' key executives?

Shaw Communications' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Bradley S. Shaw, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Jay Mehr, Pres
  • Mr. Trevor English, Exec. VP and Chief Financial & Corp. Devel. Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. James Robert Shaw O.C., A.O.E., Founder, Exec. Chair & Director (Age 84)
  • Mr. Zoran Stakic, COO & CTO

Who are Shaw Communications' major shareholders?

Shaw Communications' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mackenzie Financial Corp (8.38%), TD Asset Management Inc. (2.76%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.48%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.48%), Bank of Montreal Can (2.12%) and FIL Ltd (1.52%).

Which major investors are selling Shaw Communications stock?

SJR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CIBC Asset Management Inc, Acadian Asset Management LLC, CIBC World Markets Inc., FIL Ltd, Toronto Dominion Bank, TD Asset Management Inc., Virginia Retirement Systems ET AL and Unigestion Holding SA.

Which major investors are buying Shaw Communications stock?

SJR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Citadel Advisors LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, Mackenzie Financial Corp, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd..

How do I buy shares of Shaw Communications?

Shares of SJR 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 Shaw Communications' stock price today?

One share of SJR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.47.

How big of a company is Shaw Communications?

Shaw Communications has a market capitalization of $9.09 billion and generates $4.01 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $46.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.18 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Shaw Communications' official website?

The official website for Shaw Communications is http://www.shaw.ca.

How can I contact Shaw Communications?

Shaw Communications' mailing address is 630-3rd Avenue SW Suite 900, Calgary A0, T2P 4L4. The company can be reached via phone at 403-750-4500.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Shaw Communications (NYSE SJR)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  286 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  442 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  728
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Shaw Communications and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SJR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SJR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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