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NYSE:SJWSJW Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

+1.05 (+1.72 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $62.03
50-Day Range
MA: $61.88
52-Week Range
Now: $62.03
Volume88,400 shs
Average Volume134,388 shs
Market Capitalization$1.77 billion
P/E Ratio89.90
Dividend Yield2.10%
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: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.11 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$1.77 billion
Next Earnings Date7/22/2020 (Estimated)

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SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Frequently Asked Questions

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

SJW Group's stock was trading at $61.08 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, SJW stock has increased by 1.6% and is now trading at $62.03. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of SJW Group?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for SJW Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for SJW Group.

When is SJW Group's next earnings date?

SJW Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for SJW Group.

How were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 4th. The utilities provider reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.26. The utilities provider earned $115.75 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $104.80 million. SJW Group had a return on equity of 4.67% and a net margin of 4.35%. View SJW Group's earnings history.

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

SJW Group declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, May 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.32 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $1.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, May 8th. View SJW Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SJW?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for SJW Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $67.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect SJW Group's stock price to reach $71.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for SJW Group.

Has SJW Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SJW stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. SJW Group earned a news sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news about SJW Group.

Are investors shorting SJW Group?

SJW Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 387,800 shares, an increase of 30.3% from the June 15th total of 297,700 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 145,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 1.5% of the company's shares are short sold. View SJW Group's Current Options Chain.

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), Williams Companies (WMB), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Mcdonald's (MCD), Altria Group (MO), PepsiCo (PEP), AFLAC (AFL), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Pfizer (PFE) and Sherwin-Williams (SHW).

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.34%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.01%) and Ellevest Inc. (0.00%). Company insiders that own SJW Group stock include Douglas R King, James Patrick Lynch, Mary Ann Hanley and Valer Robert A Van. View institutional ownership trends for SJW Group.

Which major investors are selling SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Confluence Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold SJW Group company stock in the last year include Douglas R King, and James Patrick Lynch. View insider buying and selling activity for SJW Group.

Which major investors are buying SJW Group stock?

SJW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Envestnet Asset Management Inc., and Ellevest Inc.. Company insiders that have bought SJW Group stock in the last two years include Mary Ann Hanley, and Valer Robert A Van. View insider buying and selling activity for SJW Group.

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 $62.03.

How big of a company is SJW Group?

SJW Group has a market capitalization of $1.77 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 7/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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