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SJW Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.13 (+1.88%)
(As of 06/24/2022 06:40 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
373,500 shs
Average Volume
120,969 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.86 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
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SJW Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.72 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

18th out of 120 stocks

Water Supply Industry

3rd out of 15 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About SJW Group (NYSE:SJW)

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 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 231,000 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 140,000 connections, which serve approximately 456,000 people in 81 municipalities with a service area comprising approximately 269 square miles throughout Connecticut and Maine, as well as approximately 24,000 connections that serve approximately 70,000 people in a service area comprising approximately 266 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Water supply
Water Utilities
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/1 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
$60.48 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$573.69 million
Cash Flow
$4.99 per share
Book Value
$34.69 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$1.86 billion

SJW Group Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell SJW Group stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SJW Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" SJW Group stock.
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What is SJW Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for SJW Group's stock. Their SJW stock forecasts range from $66.00 to $73.00. On average, they predict SJW Group's stock price to reach $68.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 11.9% from the stock's current price.
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How has SJW Group's stock performed in 2022?

SJW Group's stock was trading at $73.20 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, SJW stock has decreased by 16.2% and is now trading at $61.35.
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Are investors shorting SJW Group?

SJW Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totaling 414,500 shares, an increase of 22.9% from the May 15th total of 337,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 130,100 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.2 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is SJW Group's next earnings date?

SJW Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 4th 2022.
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How were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 27th. The utilities provider reported $0.09 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $124.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $117.03 million. SJW Group had a net margin of 10.56% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.21%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.12 earnings per share.
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How often does SJW Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SJW Group?

SJW Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 9th will be given a dividend of $0.36 per share on Wednesday, June 1st. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 6th.
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Is SJW Group a good dividend stock?

SJW Group(NYSE:SJW) pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.35%. SJW Group has been increasing its dividend for 56 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of SJW Group is 70.24%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SJW Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 56.92% next year. This indicates that SJW Group 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.30-$2.40 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $2.40. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

Who are SJW Group's key executives?

SJW Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eric W. Thornburg, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62, Pay $1.37M)
  • Mr. Andrew F. Walters, CFO & Treasurer (Age 51, Pay $603.1k)
  • Mr. James Patrick Lynch, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 63, Pay $742.31k)
  • Mr. Andrew R. Gere, Pres & COO of San Jose Water Company (Age 56, Pay $684.17k)
  • Ms. Maureen P. Westbrook, Pres of Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (Age 63, Pay $566.31k)
  • Ms. Kristen A. Johnson, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Willie D. Brown Jr., VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54)
  • Liann Walborsky, Director of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Palle L. Jensen, Exec. VP of San Jose Water Company (Age 62)
  • Ms. Wendy L. Avila-Walker, VP of Fin., Controller & Assistant Treasurer (Age 59)

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

5 employees have rated SJW Group CEO Rich Roth on Glassdoor.com. Rich Roth has an approval rating of 60% among SJW Group'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).

What is SJW Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are SJW Group's major shareholders?

SJW Group's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nuance Investments LLC (9.79%), BlackRock Inc. (7.92%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.06%), State Street Corp (2.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.12%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.73%). Company insiders that own SJW Group stock include Andrew F Walters, Daniel B More, Douglas R King, James Patrick Lynch, Katharine Armstrong, Mary Ann Hanley, Valer Robert A Van and Wendy Avila-Walker.
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Which institutional investors are selling SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ , JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Nuance Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold SJW Group company stock in the last two years include Andrew F Walters, James Patrick Lynch, Katharine Armstrong, and Wendy Avila-Walker.
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Which institutional investors are buying SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., State Street Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Eaton Vance Management, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Clean Yield Group, KBC Group NV, and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is SJW Group's stock price today?

One share of SJW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $61.35.

How much money does SJW Group make?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) has a market capitalization of $1.86 billion and generates $573.69 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $60.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.049990 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does SJW Group have?

SJW Group employs 751 workers across the globe.

Does SJW Group have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of SJW Group: Connecticut Water Service.
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When was SJW Group founded?

SJW Group was founded in 1985.

How can I contact SJW Group?

SJW Group's mailing address is 110 WEST TAYLOR STREET, SAN JOSE CA, 95110. The official website for SJW Group is www.sjwgroup.com. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at (408) 279-7800, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 408-279-7917.

This page (NYSE:SJW) was last updated on 6/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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