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SJW Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.25 (+0.39 %)
(As of 10/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $63.79
50-Day Range
MA: $65.60
52-Week Range
Now: $63.79
Volume35,958 shs
Average Volume121,217 shs
Market Capitalization$1.82 billion
P/E Ratio70.10
Dividend Yield2.01%
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, subscription service line 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 18,000 connections, which serve 54,000 people in a service area comprising 246 square miles in the region between San Antonio and Austin, Texas; and 137,000 connections that serve approximately 480,000 people in 80 municipalities in Connecticut and Maine, 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 founded in 1866 and is headquartered in San Jose, California.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.1Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.73 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$420.48 million
Cash Flow$4.38 per share
Book Value$31.27 per share


Net Income$23.40 million


Market Cap$1.82 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Confirmed)
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SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has SJW Group's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

SJW Group's stock was trading at $69.98 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SJW shares have decreased by 8.8% and is now trading at $63.79.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of SJW Group?

4 Wall Street 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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 4th 2020.
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How can I listen to SJW Group's earnings call?

SJW Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, November 4th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.69 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $147.21 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $136.09 million. SJW Group had a return on equity of 5.01% and a net margin of 5.20%.
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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, July 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Tuesday, September 1st. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 7th.
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What guidance has SJW Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

SJW Group updated its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 6th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 1.95-2.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.07.

What price target have analysts set for SJW?

4 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for SJW Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $76.00. On average, they anticipate SJW Group's share price to reach $72.33 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting SJW Group?

SJW Group saw a decrease in short interest in the month of October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 310,100 shares, a decrease of 15.6% from the September 30th total of 367,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 89,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.5 days. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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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).

Who are SJW Group's key executives?

SJW Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eric W. Thornburg, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 60, Pay $1.11M)
  • Mr. James Patrick Lynch, CFO & Treasurer (Age 61, Pay $651.38k)
  • Mr. Palle L. Jensen, Exec. VP of San Jose Water Company (Age 60, Pay $548.04k)
  • Mr. Andrew R. Gere, Pres & COO of San Jose Water Company (Age 54, Pay $648.7k)
  • Ms. Maureen P. Westbrook, Pres of Connecticut Water Service, Inc. (Age 61, Pay $1.07M)

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Standard Life Aberdeen plc (1.61%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.33%), First National Corp MA ADV (0.12%), Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd (0.06%), Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC (0.04%) and Ziegler Capital Management LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own SJW Group stock include Douglas R King, James Patrick Lynch, Mary Ann Hanley and Valer Robert A Van.
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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 Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Whitehelm Capital Pty Ltd, and Ziegler Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold SJW Group company stock in the last year include Douglas R King, and James Patrick Lynch.
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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 Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Ethic Inc., First National Corp MA ADV, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Ellevest Inc., and Clear Harbor Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought SJW Group stock in the last two years include 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is SJW Group's stock price today?

One share of SJW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.79.

How big of a company is SJW Group?

SJW Group has a market capitalization of $1.82 billion and generates $420.48 million in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $23.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.78 on an earnings per share basis. SJW Group employs 732 workers across the globe.

What is SJW Group's official website?

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

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 10/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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