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NYSE:SJW - SJW Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$55.87
-1.35 (-2.36 %)
(As of 03/30/2020 08:52 AM ET)
Today's Range
$53.11
Now: $55.87
$58.58
50-Day Range
$49.48
MA: $65.48
$73.55
52-Week Range
$45.60
Now: $55.87
$74.99
Volume104,002 shs
Average Volume196,298 shs
Market Capitalization$1.59 billion
P/E Ratio68.13
Dividend Yield2.29%
Beta0.25
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Water supply
Sub-IndustryWater Utilities
SectorUtilities
CUSIP78430510
Phone408-279-7800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$420.48 million
Cash Flow$4.19 per share
Book Value$31.27 per share

Profitability

Net Income$23.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees416
Market Cap$1.59 billion
Next Earnings Date4/22/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, SJW shares have decreased by 8.5% and is now trading at $55.87. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

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 2 hold ratings and 3 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, April 22nd 2020. View our earnings forecast for SJW Group.

How were SJW Group's earnings last quarter?

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 26th. The utilities provider reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. The utilities provider earned $125.84 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $125.97 million. SJW Group had a net margin of 5.57% and a return on equity of 5.07%. View SJW Group's earnings history.

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

SJW Group announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 29th. Investors of record on Monday, February 10th will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share on Monday, March 2nd. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, February 7th. This is an increase from SJW Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. View SJW Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for SJW?

5 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for SJW Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $64.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect SJW Group's stock price to reach $73.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for SJW Group.

Has SJW Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about SJW stock has trended somewhat negative on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. 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 impact score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the utilities provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutSJW Group.

Are investors shorting SJW Group?

SJW Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totaling 270,500 shares, an increase of 28.7% from the February 13th total of 210,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 109,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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), PepsiCo (PEP), Mcdonald's (MCD), Altria Group (MO), AFLAC (AFL), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Sherwin-Williams (SHW) and AT&T (T).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (3.76%), State Street Corp (2.26%), Maple Brown Abbott Ltd (1.73%), Nuance Investments LLC (1.68%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.50%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.22%). 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 FMR LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Royce & Associates LP, Maple Brown Abbott Ltd, and Stifel Financial Corp. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Nuance Investments LLC, Norges Bank, State Street Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., Point72 Asset Management L.P., and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $55.87.

How big of a company is SJW Group?

SJW Group has a market capitalization of $1.59 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. View additional information about SJW Group.

What is SJW Group's official website?

The official website for SJW Group is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for SJW Group (NYSE SJW)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  368 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  389 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  757
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about SJW Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SJW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SJW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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