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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:SJR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $10.93 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 493,370,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.07
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.33
  • 52 Week Range: $19.02 - $23.31
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.74
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.31
  • P/E Growth: 2.90
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.15 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.63
  • Book Value: $8.89 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.49
  • Annual Dividend: $0.91
  • Dividend Yield: 4.4%
  • EBIDTA: $1.66 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: 524,897 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. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.0744 per share on Wednesday, November 29th. This represents a $0.89 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.03%. 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) released its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 28th. The company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.19. The company earned $1.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.32 billion. Shaw Communications had a return on equity of 9.31% and a net margin of 10.01%. Shaw Communications's quarterly revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.11 earnings per share. View Shaw Communications' Earnings History.

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

7 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Shaw Communications' shares. Their predictions 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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.60%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.44%), Lincluden Management Ltd. (0.38%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.27%), Hexavest Inc. (0.17%) and Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (0.15%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Shaw Communications.

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 NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Barometer Capital Management Inc., Lincluden Management Ltd., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd, Capstone Asset Management Co. and Greenleaf Trust. View Insider Buying and Selling for Shaw Communications.

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, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Forsta AP Fonden, APG Asset Management N.V., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Aperio Group LLC, Eqis Capital Management Inc. and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 $22.16.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Shaw Communications (NYSE SJR)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  140 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  317 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  457
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, 3 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $27.33 (23.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
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
7/5/2016Bank of America CorporationInitiated CoverageUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016Howard WeilUpgradeOutperformN/AView Rating Details
10/20/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/26/2015 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
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: $0.95
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 20171$0.25$0.25$0.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR)
Next Dividend:11/29/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.91
Dividend Yield:4.11%
Dividend Growth:-3.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:113.75% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
85.05% (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 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. (NYSE:SJR) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - July 19 at 7:28 PM 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 logoShaw Communications, Inc. :SJR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : June 30, 2017 - July 1 at 7:34 AM logoBrokers Set Expectations for Shaw Communications Inc.'s Q4 2017 Earnings (SJR) - June 30 at 10:10 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Downgraded by National Bank Financial - June 30 at 8:03 AM logoStock Market News for June 29, 2017 - June 30 at 6:43 AM logoShaw Communications Inc (SJR) Raises Dividend to $0.07 Per Share - June 29 at 7:06 PM logoShaw Communications Inc Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.07 (SJR) - June 29 at 7:06 PM logoShaw Communications Inc (SJR) Plans $0.07 Monthly Dividend - June 29 at 7:06 PM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Issues Earnings Results - June 29 at 8:34 AM logoShaw Communications (SJR) Tops Q3 EPS, Beats on Revenues - June 28 at 8:30 PM logoShaw Communications' adds cable customers for first time since 2010 - June 28 at 3:30 PM logoShaw beats 3Q profit forecasts - June 28 at 3:30 PM logoShaw Communications profit from cont ops more than doubles - June 28 at 8:11 AM logoInvestor Network: Shaw Communications, Inc. to Host Earnings Call - June 28 at 8:11 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - June 27 at 10:42 PM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Upgraded to "Buy" at BidaskClub - June 27 at 8:22 PM logoShaw Makes It Easy to Stay Connected This Canada Day Long Weekend With Free Shaw Go WiFi Access - June 27 at 8:24 AM logoCormark Research Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) - June 22 at 1:04 PM logoCormark Brokers Reduce Earnings Estimates for Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) - June 19 at 7:32 AM logoEquities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Shaw Communications Inc.'s FY2017 Earnings (SJR) - June 16 at 8:25 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Expected to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.24 Per Share - June 16 at 8:10 AM logoTelecom Stock Roundup: Verizon Buys Yahoo's Core Assets, Sprint Launches New Unlimited Data Plan - June 15 at 4:49 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Shaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Lifted by National Bank Financial - June 15 at 10:32 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. (SJR) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - June 15 at 9:48 AM logoShaw Communications' Outlook Rating Upgraded by Moody's - June 15 at 12:36 AM logoShaw Communications, Inc. : SJR-US: Dividend Analysis : June 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 14, 2017 - June 15 at 12:36 AM logoViaWest, Inc. -- Moody's reviews ViaWest's B2 ratings for downgrade - June 14 at 12:55 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. -- Moody's changes Shaw Communications outlook to positive, affirms Baa3 ratings - June 14 at 12:55 AM logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX ends barely lower as Shaw's jump offset by financials - June 13 at 7:54 PM logoShaw Communications' ViaWest To Be Acquired By Peak 10 For $1.675 Bln - June 13 at 9:53 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. Announces Sale of ViaWest to Peak 10 for Approximately C$2.3 Billion - June 13 at 9:53 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. Announces Acquisition of 700 MHz and 2500 MHz Wireless Spectrum Licences from Quebecor Media Inc. - June 13 at 9:53 AM logoShaw Communications Inc. Significantly Enhances Its Wireless Network Capabilities - June 13 at 9:53 AM logoViaWest to Combine with Peak 10, Creating a Leading Full-Service Hybrid IT Solutions Provider - June 13 at 9:53 AM logoShaw Communications to net $580 million from sale of ViaWest - June 13 at 9:53 AM logoCanada's Shaw to sell ViaWest to Peak 10 Holding for C$2.3 bln - June 13 at 9:53 AM



Shaw Communications (SJR) Chart for Wednesday, July, 26, 2017

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