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NYSE:SJW

SJW Group (SJW) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$57.14
-1.04 (-1.79%)
(As of 02/23/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$56.81
$58.00
50-Day Range
$57.14
$67.64
52-Week Range
$56.81
$81.86
Volume
179,540 shs
Average Volume
161,006 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.82 billion
P/E Ratio
18.03
Dividend Yield
2.80%
Price Target
$65.67

SJW Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
15.5% Upside
$66.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.22% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.23mentions of SJW Group in the last 14 days
Based on 27 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.97%
From $2.69 to $2.77 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.76 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

47th out of 88 stocks

Water Supply Industry

8th out of 12 stocks


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About SJW Group Stock (NYSE:SJW)

SJW Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Water Utility Services and Real Estate Services. It engages in the production, purchase, storage, purification, distribution, wholesale, and retail sale of water and wastewater services. The company also provides non-tariffed services, including water system operations, maintenance agreements, and antenna site leases; contracted services and sewer operations to water utilities; and a Linebacker protection plan for public drinking water customers in Connecticut and Maine. 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 232,000 connections that serve approximately one 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 141,000 service connections, which serve approximately 459,000 people in 81 municipalities with a service area of approximately 270 square miles throughout Connecticut and Maine, as well as approximately 26,000 service connections that serve approximately 77,000 people in a service area comprising approximately 268 square miles in the region between San Antonio and Austin, Texas; and approximately 3,000 wastewater connections in Southbury, Connecticut. Further, the company owns undeveloped land in California and Tennessee; and owns and operates commercial buildings and warehouse properties in Tennessee. The company was formerly known as SJW Corp. and changed its name to SJW Group in November 2016. SJW Group was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.

SJW Stock Price History

SJW Stock News Headlines

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
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SJW Group Announces 2023 Financial Results
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Notable earnings after Wednesday's close
SJW Jun 2024 45.000 put
SJW Jun 2024 90.000 call
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SJW Mar 2024 70.000 call
SJW Mar 2024 100.000 call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/03/2023
Dividend Payable
12/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/02/2024
Last Earnings
2/21/2024
Today
2/23/2024
Dividend Payable
3/01/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/06/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Water supply
Sub-Industry
Water Utilities
CUSIP
78430510
Employees
757
Year Founded
1985

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$66.00
High Stock Price Target
$76.00
Low Stock Price Target
$60.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+14.9%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
3 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$73.83 million
Pretax Margin
16.18%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$620.70 million
Cash Flow
$5.68 per share
Book Value
$36.64 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,741,000
Market Cap
$1.82 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.60
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Eric W. Thornburg (Age 64)
    Chairman, President & CEO
    Comp: $1.44M
  • Mr. Andrew F. Walters (Age 53)
    CFO & Treasurer
    Comp: $656.87k
  • Mr. Bruce A. Hauk (Age 53)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $459.94k
  • Ms. Kristen A. Johnson (Age 58)
    Senior VP & Chief Administrative Officer
    Comp: $542.2k
  • Mr. Mohammed G. Zerhouni (Age 48)
    Senior VP of Finance, Principal Accounting Officer, Assistant Treasurer & Controller
  • Mr. Willie D. Brown Jr. (Age 56)
    VP & General Counsel
  • Liann Walborsky
    Director of Corporate Communications
  • Ms. Stephanie Orosco
    Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Mr. Craig J. Patla (Age 57)
    President of CT Water
  • Ms. Aundrea Williams
    President of The Texas Water Company














SJW Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell SJW Group stock right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SJW Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" SJW shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in SJW, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is SJW Group's stock price target for 2024?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for SJW Group's shares. Their SJW share price targets range from $60.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $66.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 15.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have SJW shares performed in 2024?

SJW Group's stock was trading at $65.35 at the beginning of the year. Since then, SJW shares have decreased by 12.6% and is now trading at $57.14.
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Are investors shorting SJW Group?

SJW Group saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 389,700 shares, a decline of 16.1% from the January 15th total of 464,300 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 148,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days.
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When is SJW Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, May 6th 2024.
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How were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 21st. The utilities provider reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.01. The utilities provider had revenue of $171.34 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $161.23 million. SJW Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.53% and a net margin of 14.85%. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.09 EPS.

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

SJW Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 5th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 2nd. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19.
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Is SJW Group a good dividend stock?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.68%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 57 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 50.47%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SJW will have a dividend payout ratio of 57.76% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has SJW Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

SJW Group issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 22nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 2.680-2.780 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 2.780. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Rich Roth's approval rating as SJW Group's CEO?

5 employees have rated SJW Group Chief Executive Officer Rich Roth on Glassdoor.com. Rich Roth has an approval rating of 60% among the company's employees. This puts Rich Roth in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of SJW Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other SJW Group investors own include California Water Service Group (CWT), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Williams Companies (WMB), McDonald's (MCD), Altria Group (MO), Pfizer (PFE), Aflac (AFL), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Medtronic (MDT) and PepsiCo (PEP).

Who are SJW Group's major shareholders?

SJW Group's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.72%), Cerity Partners LLC (5.04%), Nuance Investments LLC (3.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.27%), KBC Group NV (1.49%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.36%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew Gere, Carl Guardino, Craig J Patla, James Patrick Lynch and Katharine Armstrong.
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How do I buy shares of SJW Group?

Shares of SJW stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does SJW Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of SJW Group: Connecticut Water Service.
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This page (NYSE:SJW) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff