SJW Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.07 (+0.10 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 04:15 PM ET)
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Volume63,111 shs
Average Volume96,684 shs
Market Capitalization$2.05 billion
P/E Ratio32.06
Dividend Yield1.98%
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About SJW Group

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 in Connecticut; and a Linebacker protection plan for public drinking water customers, as well as offers repair or replace a leaking or broken water service line, curb box, curb box cover, meter pit, meter pit cover, and meter pit valve. 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 139,000 connections, which serve 485,000 people in 81 municipalities with a service area comprising 269 square miles throughout Connecticut and Maine, as well as 20,000 connections that serve approximately 59,000 people in a service area comprising approximately 247 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

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Overall MarketRank

2.00 out of 5 stars

Utilities Sector

62nd out of 290 stocks

Water Supply Industry

6th out of 15 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 3.2Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Frequently Asked Questions

Is SJW Group a buy right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SJW Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" SJW Group stock. 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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When is SJW Group's next earnings date?

SJW Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 3rd 2021.
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How were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 28th. The utilities provider reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The utilities provider earned $114.79 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $119.40 million. SJW Group had a net margin of 10.95% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.78%.
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How has SJW Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

SJW Group's stock was trading at $69.98 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SJW stock has decreased by 1.5% and is now trading at $68.93.
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How often does SJW Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for SJW Group?

SJW Group declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, April 30th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.34 per share on Tuesday, June 1st. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 7th. This is an increase from SJW Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19.
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Is SJW Group a good dividend stock?

SJW Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.98%. SJW Group does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of SJW Group is 61.26%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, SJW Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 55.06% 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 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, July, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.850-$2.050 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.020. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for SJW?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for SJW Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $76.00. On average, they expect SJW Group's stock price to reach $73.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are SJW Group's key executives?

SJW Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eric W. Thornburg, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 61, Pay $1.27M)
  • Mr. James Patrick Lynch, CFO & Treasurer (Age 62, Pay $671.8k)
  • Mr. Andrew F. Walters, Chief Corp. Devel. Officer & Integration Exec. (Age 50, Pay $582.34k)
  • Mr. Andrew R. Gere, Pres & COO of San Jose Water Company (Age 55, Pay $628.23k)
  • Ms. Kristen A. Johnson, Chief Admin. Officer (Age 55)
  • Willie D. Brown Jr., VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Liann Walborsky, Director of Corp. Communications
  • Mr. Palle L. Jensen, Exec. VP of San Jose Water Company (Age 61)
  • Ms. Wendy L. Avila-Walker, VP of Fin., Controller & Assistant Treasurer (Age 58)
  • Ms. Maureen P. Westbrook, Pres of Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (Age 62)

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.

Who are some of SJW Group's key competitors?

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), The 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.33%). Company insiders that own SJW Group stock include Andrew F Walters, Daniel B More, Douglas R King, James Patrick Lynch, Mary Ann Hanley, Valer Robert A Van and Wendy Avila-Walker.
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Which institutional investors are buying SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought SJW Group stock in the last two years include Daniel B More, Mary Ann Hanley, and Valer Robert A Van.
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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 $68.93.

How much money does SJW Group make?

SJW Group has a market capitalization of $2.05 billion and generates $564.53 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $61.51 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.22 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does SJW Group have?

SJW Group employs 748 workers across the globe.

Does SJW Group have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of SJW Group: Connecticut Water Service.

When was SJW Group founded?

SJW Group was founded in 1985.

What is SJW Group's official website?

The official website for SJW Group is www.sjwgroup.com.

Where are SJW Group's headquarters?

SJW Group is headquartered at 110 WEST TAYLOR STREET, SAN JOSE CA, 95110.

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]

This page was last updated on 7/30/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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