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SJW Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.00 (+1.67 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $60.81
50-Day Range
MA: $63.55
52-Week Range
Now: $60.81
Volume69,278 shs
Average Volume125,896 shs
Market Capitalization$1.74 billion
P/E Ratio66.82
Dividend Yield2.14%
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. The company also provides non-tariffed services, including water system operations, maintenance agreements, and antenna site leases. 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 1 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 16,000 connections, which serve 49,000 people in a service area comprising 246 square miles in the region between San Antonio and Austin, Texas. Further, the company owns undeveloped land in Tennessee; and owns and operates commercial buildings 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: 2.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.75 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$420.48 million
Cash Flow$4.26 per share
Book Value$31.27 per share


Net Income$23.40 million


Market Cap$1.74 billion
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
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SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has SJW Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

SJW Group's stock was trading at $61.08 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SJW stock has decreased by 0.4% and is now trading at $60.81.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of SJW Group?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SJW Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings 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 were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The utilities provider reported $0.69 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.02. The utilities provider had revenue of $147.21 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $136.09 million. SJW Group had a net margin of 5.20% and a return on equity of 5.01%.
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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. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for SJW Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $68.00 to $79.00. On average, they anticipate SJW Group's share price to reach $74.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting SJW Group?

SJW Group saw a decline in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 340,000 shares, a decline of 32.4% from the August 15th total of 502,800 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 106,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.2 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares 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), 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 59)
  • Mr. James Patrick Lynch, CFO & Treasurer (Age 60)
  • Ms. Suzy Papazian, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 43)
  • Mr. Palle L. Jensen, Exec. VP of San Jose Water Company (Age 59)
  • Mr. Andrew R. Gere, Pres & COO of San Jose Water Company (Age 53)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (6.14%), Nuance Investments LLC (6.05%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.77%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.07%), Granite Investment Partners LLC (0.95%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.69%). 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 major investors are selling SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., ProShare Advisors LLC, Mackay Shields LLC, Man Group plc, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Principal Financial Group Inc., and Principal Financial Group Inc.. 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 major investors are buying SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuance Investments LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Federated Hermes Inc., First National Corp MA ADV, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Swiss National Bank, and SG Americas Securities 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 $60.81.

How big of a company is SJW Group?

SJW Group has a market capitalization of $1.74 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 416 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 9/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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