NYSE:SJW - SJW Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$55.16 -0.24 (-0.43 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 02:56 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.40
Today's Range$55.10 - $56.00
52-Week Range$51.26 - $68.42
Volume3,674 shs
Average Volume459,214 shs
Market Capitalization$1.56 billion
P/E Ratio24.41
Dividend Yield1.96%
SJW Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility services in the United States. It engages in the production, purchase, storage, purification, distribution, wholesale, and retail sale of water. The company also provides non-tariffed services, including water system operations, maintenance agreements, and antenna site leases. Its water supply consists of groundwater from wells, surface water from watershed run-off and diversion, reclaimed water, and imported water purchased from the Santa Clara Valley Water District. The company offers water service to approximately 230,000 connections that serve approximately 1 million people residing in portions of the cities of San Jose and Cupertino, as well as in the cities of Campbell, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, and the Town of Los Gatos; and adjacent unincorporated territories in the County of Santa Clara in the State of California. In addition, it provides water service to approximately 14,000 connections, which serve 42,000 people in a service area comprising 244 square miles in the region between San Antonio and Austin, Texas. Further, the company, through its subsidiary, SJW Land Company, owns undeveloped land in Tennessee; and owns and operates commercial buildings in Tennessee. The company was formerly known as SJW Corp. and changed its name to SJW Group in November 2016. SJW Group was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
Current SymbolNYSE:SJW
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.91
Current Ratio0.53
Quick Ratio0.53


Trailing P/E Ratio24.41
Forward P/E Ratio25.19
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$389.23 million
Price / Sales3.88
Cash Flow$4.5890 per share
Price / Cash Flow12.02
Book Value$22.57 per share
Price / Book2.44


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.26
Net Income$59.20 million
Net Margins12.04%
Return on Equity10.92%
Return on Assets3.41%


Outstanding Shares27,380,000
Market Cap$1.56 billion

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is SJW Group's stock symbol?

SJW Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SJW."

How often does SJW Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SJW Group?

SJW Group declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 24th. Investors of record on Monday, November 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Monday, December 3rd. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 2nd. View SJW Group's Dividend History.

How were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The utilities provider reported $0.76 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.96 by $0.20. The utilities provider earned $124.85 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $127 million. SJW Group had a net margin of 12.04% and a return on equity of 10.92%. View SJW Group's Earnings History.

When is SJW Group's next earnings date?

SJW Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for SJW Group.

What price target have analysts set for SJW?

2 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for SJW Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $59.00 to $63.00. On average, they anticipate SJW Group's stock price to reach $61.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for SJW Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for SJW Group?

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

Has SJW Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SJW stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. SJW Group earned a news impact score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of SJW Group's key competitors?

Who are SJW Group's key executives?

SJW Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Eric W. Thornburg, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
  • Mr. James Patrick Lynch, CFO & Treasurer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Suzy Papazian, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 42)
  • Mr. Andrew R. Gere, Pres & COO of San Jose Water Company (Age 52)
  • Mr. Palle L. Jensen, Exec. VP of San Jose Water Company (Age 58)

Who are SJW Group's major shareholders?

SJW Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Covington Capital Management (9.03%), BlackRock Inc. (6.42%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.96%), Vanguard Group Inc (3.74%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.05%) and First Manhattan Co. (1.40%). Company insiders that own SJW Group stock include James Patrick Lynch and Palle Jensen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for SJW Group.

Which major investors are selling SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Nuance Investments LLC, BlackRock Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Martingale Asset Management L P and Morgan Stanley. View Insider Buying and Selling for SJW Group.

Which major investors are buying SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Water Asset Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board, Citadel Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for SJW Group.

How do I buy shares of SJW Group?

Shares of SJW 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 SJW Group's stock price today?

One share of SJW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.16.

How big of a company is SJW Group?

SJW Group has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion and generates $389.23 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $59.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.26 on an earnings per share basis. SJW Group employs 411 workers across the globe.

What is SJW Group's official website?

The official website for SJW Group is http://www.sjwgroup.com.

How can I contact SJW Group?

SJW Group's mailing address is 110 WEST TAYLOR STREET, SAN JOSE CA, 95110. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 408-279-7800 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for SJW Group (NYSE SJW)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  185 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  210 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  395
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SJW Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SJW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SJW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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