SJW Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:SJW)

About SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)

SJW Corporation logoSJW Group, formerly SJW Corp., is a holding company. The Company's subsidiaries include San Jose Water Company, SJWTX, Inc., SJW Land Company and Texas Water Alliance Limited (TWA). SJWTX, Inc. is doing business as Canyon Lake Water Service Company (CLWSC). It operates through the segments, which include Water Utility Services, Real Estate Services and All Other. Its Water Utility Services segment provides water utility and utility-related services to its customers through its subsidiaries, such as San Jose Water Company, CLWSC and TWA. The Real Estate Services segment includes property management and investment activity conducted by SJW Land Company. The Company's All Other segment includes its other business activities. San Jose Water Company distributes water to customers in accordance with accepted water utility methods. SJW Land Company owns undeveloped land, and owns and operates a portfolio of commercial buildings in the states of California, Texas, Arizona and Tennessee.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Water Supply & Irrigation Systems
  • Sub-Industry: Water Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:SJW
  • CUSIP: 78430510
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.16 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 20,506,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $55.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $50.74
  • 52 Week Range: $42.01 - $57.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.30
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.56
  • P/E Growth: 1.63
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $362.77 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.21
  • Book Value: $21.27 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.67
  • Annual Dividend: $0.87
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBIDTA: $142.7 million
  • Net Margins: 15.17%
  • Return on Equity: 11.96%
  • Return on Assets: 3.48%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.99%
  • Current Ratio: 1.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.04%
  • Average Volume: 66,006 shs.
  • Beta: 0.17
  • Short Ratio: 2.23

Frequently Asked Questions for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)

What is SJW Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

SJW Corporation announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 7th will be given a dividend of $0.2175 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $0.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 3rd. View SJW Corporation's Dividend History.

How were SJW Corporation's earnings last quarter?

SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.04. The business earned $69.05 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $64 million. SJW Corporation had a return on equity of 11.96% and a net margin of 15.17%. View SJW Corporation's Earnings History.

When will SJW Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

SJW Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for SJW Corporation.

Who are some of SJW Corporation's key competitors?

Who are SJW Corporation's key executives?

SJW Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • W. Richard Roth, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
  • James P. Lynch, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer
  • Andrew F. Walters, Chief Administrative Officer
  • D.M. Leal, Vice President, of Human Resources
  • Craig S. Giordano, Vice President-engineering
  • C.A. Rayer, Vice President, Operations
  • J.B Tang, Vice President-Government relations and corporate communication.
  • Wendy L. Avila-Walker, Controller of San Jose Water Company
  • Dana R. Drysdale, Vice President - Information System of San Jose Water Company
  • Andrew R. Gere, Chief Operating Officer of San Jose Water Company

Who owns SJW Corporation stock?

SJW Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (4.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.39%), Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC (2.10%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.92%), Royce & Associates LP (1.84%) and State Street Corp (1.71%). Company insiders that own SJW Corporation stock include James Patrick Lynch, Palle Jensen and Valer Robert A Van. View Institutional Ownership Trends for SJW Corporation.

Who sold SJW Corporation stock? Who is selling SJW Corporation stock?

SJW Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Chicago Equity Partners LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Numeric Investors LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have sold SJW Corporation stock in the last year include James Patrick Lynch and Palle Jensen. View Insider Buying and Selling for SJW Corporation.

Who bought SJW Corporation stock? Who is buying SJW Corporation stock?

SJW Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., First Manhattan Co., Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Forsta AP Fonden and ProShare Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought SJW Corporation stock in the last two years include Palle Jensen and Valer Robert A Van. View Insider Buying and Selling for SJW Corporation.

How do I buy SJW Corporation stock?

Shares of SJW Corporation 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 SJW Corporation's stock price today?

One share of SJW Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $56.71.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SJW Corporation (NYSE SJW)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  70 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  88 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  158
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SJW Corporation 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 SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/28/2017Janney Montgomery ScottUpgradeNeutral -> BuyHighView Rating Details
2/22/2016Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$35.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Earnings by Quarter for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Earnings History by Quarter for SJW Corporation (NYSE SJW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.22$0.18$64.00 million$69.05 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q4 2016$0.65$0.67$75.00 million$79.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q215$0.41$0.82$75.00 million$86.94 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q1$0.21$0.16$64.95 million$61.11 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$0.29$0.79$73.70 million$87.61 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q3$0.57$0.46$92.37 million$82.96 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q115$0.42$0.36$80.90 million$72.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2015$0.23$0.28$58.70 million$69.29 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.38$0.34$77.20 million$70.36 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2014$0.18$0.04$63.20 million$54.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q4$0.27$0.23ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.28$0.37$66.74 million$74.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012$0.12$0.31$53.96 million$62.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.47 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.63 EPS


Current Dividend Information for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Most Recent Dividend:9/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.87
Dividend Yield:1.53%
Dividend Growth:3.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:32.58% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.22% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
33.08% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:49 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)

Dividend History by Quarter for SJW Corporation (NYSE SJW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 21.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 47.54%
Insider Trades by Quarter for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/10/2017Palle JensenInsiderSell3,000$55.14$165,420.00View SEC Filing  
2/1/2017James Patrick LynchCFOSell170$50.26$8,544.20View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017James Patrick LynchCFOSell170$56.42$9,591.40View SEC Filing  
12/1/2016James Patrick LynchCFOSell170$53.63$9,117.10View SEC Filing  
11/1/2016James Patrick LynchCFOSell170$50.44$8,574.80View SEC Filing  
10/3/2016James Patrick LynchCFOSell170$43.52$7,398.40View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016James Patrick LynchCFOSell240$42.65$10,236.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Palle JensenVPSell5,000$42.08$210,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2016Palle JensenVPSell3,000$41.15$123,450.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Palle JensenVPBuy3,000$29.77$89,310.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Valer Robert A. VanDirectorBuy10,000$27.94$279,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2015Valer Robert A VanDirectorBuy16,000$29.83$477,280.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Valer Robert A VanDirectorBuy4,619$30.51$140,925.69View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014George E MossDirectorBuy15,450$32.11$496,099.50View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014W Richard RothCEOSell4,282$31.80$136,167.60View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014W Richard RothCEOSell29,170$31.77$926,730.90View SEC Filing  
9/24/2014Mark L CaliDirectorSell2,200$27.01$59,422.00View SEC Filing  
9/19/2014Katharine ArmstrongDirectorBuy1,434$27.50$39,435.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2014Katharine ArmstrongDirectorBuy1,116$27.50$30,690.00View SEC Filing  
12/18/2013W Richard RothCEOSell2,303$28.00$64,484.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013W Richard RothCEOSell3,994$28.00$111,832.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013W Richard RothCEOSell6,500$28.27$183,755.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2012George E MossDirectorBuy10,000$23.57$235,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Valer Robert A VanDirectorBuy5,000$22.91$114,550.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2012Ronald Bruce MoskovitzDirectorBuy1,000$24.09$24,090.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2012Ronald Bruce MoskovitzDirectorBuy1,000$23.48$23,480.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Latest Headlines for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
DateHeadline logoSJW Group: One Of The Best Dividend Kings In The Utility Sector - September 16 at 8:45 AM logoZacks: SJW Corporation (SJW) Given $59.00 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages - September 16 at 2:46 AM logoAmerican Water Unit to Invest $1.5M for Replacing Old Mains - September 14 at 10:08 AM logoBrokerages Expect SJW Corporation (SJW) to Post $0.79 EPS - September 12 at 2:26 AM logoSJW Group : SJW-US: Dividend Analysis : August 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 9, 2017 - September 9 at 8:34 AM logoAmerican Water Unit to Invest $2.7M for Replacing Old Mains - September 7 at 9:01 AM logoAmerican Water Unit to Invest $5.7M for Better Distribution - August 31 at 10:03 AM logoSJW Group :SJW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 28, 2017 - August 29 at 7:51 AM logo Analysts Set $59.00 Target Price for SJW Corporation (SJW) - August 28 at 6:38 AM logoAmerican Water Unit to Invest $4M for Replacing Old Pipes - August 24 at 12:46 PM logoSABESP (SBS) Q2 Earnings Lag, Fall Y/Y on Higher Expenses - August 16 at 7:30 AM logoPalle Jensen Sells 3,000 Shares of SJW Corporation (SJW) Stock - August 14 at 4:30 PM logo SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "" from Analysts - August 13 at 4:34 PM logoAnalysts Anticipate SJW Corporation (SJW) to Post $0.79 EPS - August 9 at 7:24 AM logoAnalyzing Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA) and SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) - August 5 at 6:30 PM logoHead to Head Review: SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) vs. The York Water (YORW) - August 3 at 10:16 AM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades SJW Corporation (SJW) to Strong-Buy - August 2 at 8:32 AM logoSJW Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJW-US : July 31, 2017 - July 31 at 3:33 PM logoEdited Transcript of SJW.N earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 5:00pm GMT - July 31 at 3:33 PM logoSJW Group: Leads amongst peers with strong fundamentals - July 31 at 3:33 PM logoSJW Corporation (SJW) Upgraded to "Buy" by Janney Montgomery Scott - July 30 at 5:16 PM logoSJW Corp. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - July 28 at 7:57 AM logoSJW Corporation (SJW) Declares $0.22 Quarterly Dividend - July 27 at 4:27 PM logoSJW Group Announces 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results - July 27 at 7:27 AM logoSJW posts 2Q profit - July 27 at 7:27 AM logoETFs with exposure to SJW Group : July 25, 2017 - July 26 at 7:44 AM logo SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 25 at 10:40 AM logoReviewing Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA) and SJW Corporation (SJW) - July 22 at 12:13 AM logoZacks: SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - July 21 at 9:54 AM logoComparing SJW Corporation (SJW) & Artesian Resources Corporation (ARTNA) - July 21 at 7:42 AM logoSJW Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJW-US : July 20, 2017 - July 21 at 7:09 AM logoContrasting SJW Corporation (SJW) & Consolidated Water Co. (CWCO) - July 19 at 10:10 PM logo SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - July 17 at 11:28 AM logoETFs with exposure to SJW Group : July 14, 2017 - July 15 at 8:39 AM logoSJW Group Sets Date for Release of Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results - July 14 at 8:27 AM logoSJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) Downgraded by BidaskClub - July 13 at 11:28 PM logoSJW Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJW-US : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 7:42 AM logo Brokerages Set $50.00 Target Price for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) - June 30 at 5:09 PM logoSJW Group – Value Analysis (NYSE:SJW) : June 29, 2017 - June 30 at 6:43 AM logoSJW Corporation (SJW) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - June 29 at 7:28 AM logoSJW Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SJW-US : June 28, 2017 - June 28 at 3:30 PM logoGlobal Water Resources (GWRS) vs. SJW Corporation (SJW) Head to Head Review - June 23 at 4:50 PM logoSJW Corporation (SJW) Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub - June 22 at 6:04 PM logoZacks: Analysts Set $50.00 Price Target for SJW Corporation (SJW) - June 15 at 8:54 AM logoSJW Corporation (SJW) Upgraded to Buy at BidaskClub - June 13 at 8:32 PM logoThe Top 10 Small-Cap Dividend Stocks With Long Dividend Histories - June 8 at 10:25 PM logoA Liberal’s Perspective: Evergreen College And The Fascism Of The Illiberal Left - June 5 at 3:22 PM logoSJW Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJW-US : June 2, 2017 - June 3 at 12:56 AM logoSJW Group (SJW) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold" - June 2 at 7:26 AM logo SJW Group (SJW) Given $50.00 Consensus Target Price by Analysts - June 1 at 12:40 AM



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