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: $1.03602 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 20,498,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $49.43
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $50.23
  • 52 Week Range: $36.30 - $56.93
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.53
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.07
  • P/E Growth: 1.69
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $347.64 million
  • Price / Sales: 2.98
  • Book Value: $20.56 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.46
  • Annual Dividend: $0.87
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
  • EBIDTA: $140.71 million
  • Net Margins: 15.28%
  • Return on Equity: 12.10%
  • Return on Assets: 3.48%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.03%
  • Current Ratio: 1.45%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.45%
  • Average Volume: 61,667 shs.
  • Beta: 0.18
  • Short Ratio: 1.95

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 27th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 8th will be given a dividend of $0.2175 per share on Thursday, June 1st. This represents a $0.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 4th. View SJW Corporation's Dividend History.

How were SJW Corporation's earnings last quarter?

SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) released its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $69.05 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $64 million. SJW Corporation had a return on equity of 12.10% and a net margin of 15.28%. View SJW Corporation's Earnings History.

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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (4.45%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.40%), Royce & Associates LP (1.88%), Gabelli Funds LLC (1.84%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.79%) and State Street Corp (1.63%). 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 Acadian Asset Management LLC, Gabelli Funds LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc., Walthausen & Co. LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and UBS Group AG. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Prudential Financial Inc., James Investment Research Inc., Martingale Asset Management L P and American Century Companies Inc.. 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 $50.54.

MarketBeat Community Rating for SJW Corporation (NYSE SJW)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  36 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  50 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  86
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: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/22/2016Janney Montgomery ScottBoost Price TargetNeutral$31.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
2/22/2016Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral -> Outperform$35.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/25/2015 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: $2.14 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.29 EPS


Current Dividend Information for SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW)
Most Recent Dividend:6/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.87
Dividend Yield:1.72%
Dividend Growth:3.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:33.59% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.65% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
37.99% (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: 46.37%
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
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 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 logoZacks: Analysts Set $50.00 Price Target for SJW Group (SJW) - May 16 at 10:31 AM logoSJW Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJW-US : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 9:21 AM logoSJW Group : SJW-US: Dividend Analysis : May 08th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 8:10 PM logoETFs with exposure to SJW Group : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 8:10 PM logoSJW Group (SJW) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research - May 3 at 11:28 AM logoSJW Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SJW-US : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 10:52 AM logoSJW Group :SJW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 10:52 AM logoSJW Group (SJW) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.46 - May 3 at 12:10 AM logoZacks: SJW Group (SJW) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 1 at 8:04 PM logo Brokerages Expect SJW Group (SJW) Will Post Earnings of $0.64 Per Share - May 1 at 1:22 PM logoFavorable News Coverage Likely to Impact SJW Group (SJW) Share Price - April 29 at 10:23 PM logoSJW Group (SJW) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS - April 29 at 1:21 AM logoSJW Group (SJW) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS - April 29 at 12:34 AM logoSJW Group (SJW) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.04 EPS - April 29 at 12:10 AM logoSJW Group (SJW) Releases Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.04 EPS - April 28 at 11:14 PM logoEdited Transcript of SJW.N earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 5:00pm GMT - April 28 at 9:04 PM logoSJW Group (SJW) Declares $0.22 Quarterly Dividend - April 27 at 8:42 PM logoSJW's (SJW) CEO Richard Roth on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 27 at 8:20 PM logoBRIEF-SJW Group reports Q1 earnings per share $0.18 - April 26 at 8:34 PM logoSJW posts 1Q profit - April 26 at 7:30 PM logoSJW Group (SJW) Earning Very Positive News Coverage, Report Shows - April 26 at 11:38 AM logoUtilities to Post Earnings on Apr 26: DTE, ETR, NWE, SJW - April 25 at 9:50 AM logoSJW Group (SJW) Earning Very Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows - April 22 at 7:47 AM logoSJW Group (SJW) Getting Very Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows - April 18 at 10:24 AM logo SJW Group (SJW) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 14 at 2:58 PM logoSJW Group (SJW) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.56 - April 14 at 10:46 AM logoSJW Group – Value Analysis (NYSE:SJW) : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 7:40 PM logoSJW Group Sets Date for Release of First Quarter 2017 Financial Results - April 13 at 7:40 PM logoSJW Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SJW-US : April 12, 2017 - April 12 at 1:06 PM logo SJW Group (SJW) Receives Average Rating of "" from Analysts - March 30 at 12:01 PM logo4 Utility Value Stocks to Consider if Rate Slump Continues (ETR, SJW, TEF, POLA) - March 23 at 11:21 AM logoBuy Water Stocks Now - March 18 at 8:04 AM logoSJW GROUP Financials - March 7 at 7:41 PM logoSJW GROUP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - March 1 at 9:55 AM logoSJW Corp. 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - February 23 at 7:59 PM logoSJW GROUP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 23 at 7:59 PM logoSJW Group Announces 2016 Annual and Fourth Quarter Financial Results - February 22 at 8:03 PM logoSJW beats by $0.02, beats on revenue - February 22 at 6:16 PM logoSJW Group Announces Dividend Increase and Sets Date for 2016 Full-Year and Fourth Quarter Results Announcement - January 27 at 3:24 AM logo6:01 pm SJW increases quarterly dividend to $0.2175 per share from $0.2025 per share - January 27 at 3:24 AM logoSJW GROUP Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Financial Statements a - January 27 at 3:24 AM



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