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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
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North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store
Ukrainian and Western leaders laud US aid package while the Kremlin warns of 'further ruin'
Biden sees a $35 price cap for insulin as a pivotal campaign issue. It’s not that clear-cut
'Civil War’ continues box-office campaign at No. 1
Hawaii lawmakers take aim at vacation rentals after Lahaina wildfire amplifies Maui housing crisis
Conservative Brazilians laud Elon Musk at rally in support of ex-president Bolsonaro
Tens of thousands of Colombians protest against the leftist president's reform agenda
NYSE:SJW

SJW Group (SJW) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$54.27
+1.18 (+2.22%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$53.02
$54.33
50-Day Range
$51.97
$60.64
52-Week Range
$51.37
$79.48
Volume
339,497 shs
Average Volume
156,239 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.74 billion
P/E Ratio
20.33
Dividend Yield
2.95%
Price Target
$66.00

SJW Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
21.6% Upside
$66.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.20% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.03mentions of SJW Group in the last 14 days
Based on 12 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.36%
From $2.75 to $2.98 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.

3.24 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

51st out of 89 stocks

Water Supply Industry

10th out of 12 stocks

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About SJW Group Stock (NYSE:SJW)

SJW Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in the United States. It operates in Water Utility Services and Real Estate Services segments. The company engages in the production, purchase, storage, purification, distribution, wholesale, and retail sale of water and wastewater services; and supplies groundwater from wells, surface water from watershed run-off and diversion, reclaimed water, and imported water purchased from the Santa Clara Valley Water District. It also offers non-tariffed services, including water system operations, maintenance agreements, and antenna site leases; contracted services, sewer operations, and other water related services to water utilities; and a Linebacker protection plan for public drinking water customers in Connecticut and Maine. In addition, the company provides water service to approximately 232,400 connections that serve approximately one million people residing in portions of the cities of San Jose and Cupertino and in the cities of Campbell, Monte Sereno, Saratoga, and the Town of Los Gatos; adjacent unincorporated territories in the County of Santa Clara in the State of California; water service to approximately 141,000 service connections, which serve approximately 461,000 people in 81 municipalities with a service area of approximately 272 square miles in Connecticut and Maine and approximately 3,000 wastewater connections in Southbury, Connecticut; approximately 28,000 service connections that serve approximately 83,000 people in a service area comprising approximately 271 square miles in the region between San Antonio and Austin, Texas; and approximately 950 wastewater connections. Further, it owns undeveloped land in California and Tennessee; commercial and warehouse properties in Tennessee; and commercial properties and parcels of land in Connecticut. 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

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/02/2024
Last Earnings
2/21/2024
Dividend Payable
3/01/2024
Today
4/21/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
4/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Utilities
Industry
Water supply
Sub-Industry
Water Utilities
CUSIP
78430510
Employees
808
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
+21.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$84.99 million
Pretax Margin
13.57%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$670.36 million
Cash Flow
$6.05 per share
Book Value
$38.62 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,868,000
Market Cap
$1.74 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.58
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Key Executives

  • 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
  • Ms. Marisa Joss
    Corporate Secretary

SJW Stock Analysis - 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 year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research 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?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 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 21.6% 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 start of the year. Since then, SJW stock has decreased by 17.0% and is now trading at $54.27.
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When is SJW Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2024.
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How can I listen to SJW Group's earnings call?

SJW Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, April 26th at 2:00 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 21st. The utilities provider reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.01. The utilities provider earned $171.34 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $161.23 million. SJW Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.10% and a net margin of 12.68%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.09 earnings per share.

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

SJW Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, February 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, February 2nd. This is a positive change 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 2.95%. 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 59.93%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SJW will have a dividend payout ratio of 53.69% 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 updated 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 earnings per share 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.18%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.12%), Maryland State Retirement & Pension System (0.11%) and Chatham Capital Group Inc. (0.08%). 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 4/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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