NYSE:SJW

SJW Group Competitors

$62.63
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$62.51
$63.91
50-Day Range
$60.39
$68.64
52-Week Range
$50.85
$71.69
Volume99,543 shs
Average Volume105,303 shs
Market Capitalization$1.87 billion
P/E Ratio42.03
Dividend Yield2.13%
Beta0.31

Competitors

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Vs. SBS, CWT, AWR, MSEX, YORW, and CDZI

Should you be buying SJW stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "water supply" are considered alternatives and competitors to SJW Group, including Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (SBS), California Water Service Group (CWT), American States Water (AWR), Middlesex Water (MSEX), The York Water (YORW), and Cadiz (CDZI).

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP (NYSE:SBS) and SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Risk and Volatility

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SJW Group has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP and SJW Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP01302.75
SJW Group11001.50

SJW Group has a consensus price target of $76.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.35%. Given SJW Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe SJW Group is more favorable than Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

10.2% of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.2% of SJW Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of SJW Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP pays an annual dividend of $0.05 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. SJW Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. SJW Group pays out 76.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. SJW Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years. SJW Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP and SJW Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP$4.37 billion1.23$853.33 millionN/AN/A
SJW Group$420.48 million4.44$23.40 million$1.7835.19

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP has higher revenue and earnings than SJW Group.

Profitability

This table compares Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP and SJW Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP9.89%17.49%7.90%
SJW Group7.71%6.72%1.88%

Summary

Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP beats SJW Group on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) and SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) are both utilities companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares California Water Service Group and SJW Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
California Water Service Group11.85%11.56%2.80%
SJW Group7.71%6.72%1.88%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares California Water Service Group and SJW Group's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
California Water Service Group$714.56 million4.10$63.12 million$1.3144.02
SJW Group$420.48 million4.44$23.40 million$1.7835.19

California Water Service Group has higher revenue and earnings than SJW Group. SJW Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than California Water Service Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

California Water Service Group has a beta of 0.08, suggesting that its stock price is 92% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SJW Group has a beta of 0.31, suggesting that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for California Water Service Group and SJW Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
California Water Service Group22101.80
SJW Group11001.50

California Water Service Group currently has a consensus price target of $54.00, suggesting a potential downside of 6.36%. SJW Group has a consensus price target of $76.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.35%. Given SJW Group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SJW Group is more favorable than California Water Service Group.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

73.2% of California Water Service Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.2% of SJW Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of California Water Service Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of SJW Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

California Water Service Group pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. SJW Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. California Water Service Group pays out 70.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SJW Group pays out 76.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. California Water Service Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and SJW Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

California Water Service Group beats SJW Group on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) and American States Water (NYSE:AWR) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends and profitability.

Dividends

SJW Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. American States Water pays an annual dividend of $1.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. SJW Group pays out 76.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. American States Water pays out 62.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SJW Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and American States Water has increased its dividend for 10 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for SJW Group and American States Water, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SJW Group11001.50
American States Water10202.33

SJW Group presently has a consensus price target of $76.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.35%. American States Water has a consensus price target of $80.3333, suggesting a potential upside of 1.78%. Given SJW Group's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe SJW Group is more favorable than American States Water.

Risk & Volatility

SJW Group has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American States Water has a beta of -0.07, meaning that its stock price is 107% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares SJW Group and American States Water's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SJW Group$420.48 million4.44$23.40 million$1.7835.19
American States Water$473.87 million6.15$84.34 million$2.1337.06

American States Water has higher revenue and earnings than SJW Group. SJW Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American States Water, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.2% of SJW Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.4% of American States Water shares are held by institutional investors. 8.3% of SJW Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of American States Water shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares SJW Group and American States Water's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SJW Group7.71%6.72%1.88%
American States Water17.38%13.49%4.93%

Summary

American States Water beats SJW Group on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Middlesex Water (NASDAQ:MSEX) and SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) are both small-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, risk and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

59.2% of Middlesex Water shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.2% of SJW Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.1% of Middlesex Water shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of SJW Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Middlesex Water and SJW Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Middlesex Water$134.60 million10.53$33.89 million$2.0140.33
SJW Group$420.48 million4.44$23.40 million$1.7835.19

Middlesex Water has higher earnings, but lower revenue than SJW Group. SJW Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Middlesex Water, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Middlesex Water and SJW Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Middlesex Water27.34%11.51%4.07%
SJW Group7.71%6.72%1.88%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Middlesex Water and SJW Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Middlesex Water01002.00
SJW Group11001.50

Middlesex Water presently has a consensus target price of $73.00, suggesting a potential downside of 9.95%. SJW Group has a consensus target price of $76.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.35%. Given SJW Group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SJW Group is more favorable than Middlesex Water.

Risk & Volatility

Middlesex Water has a beta of 0.24, suggesting that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SJW Group has a beta of 0.31, suggesting that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Middlesex Water pays an annual dividend of $1.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. SJW Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Middlesex Water pays out 54.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SJW Group pays out 76.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Middlesex Water has raised its dividend for 26 consecutive years and SJW Group has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Middlesex Water beats SJW Group on 9 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

The York Water (NASDAQ:YORW) and SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) are both small-cap utilities companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

The York Water has a beta of 0.14, indicating that its share price is 86% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SJW Group has a beta of 0.31, indicating that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

42.4% of The York Water shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.2% of SJW Group shares are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of The York Water shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.3% of SJW Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

The York Water pays an annual dividend of $0.75 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. SJW Group pays an annual dividend of $1.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. The York Water pays out 67.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. SJW Group pays out 76.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. The York Water has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and SJW Group has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares The York Water and SJW Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The York Water30.35%11.88%4.37%
SJW Group7.71%6.72%1.88%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for The York Water and SJW Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The York Water0000N/A
SJW Group11001.50

SJW Group has a consensus price target of $76.00, indicating a potential upside of 21.35%. Given SJW Group's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe SJW Group is more favorable than The York Water.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The York Water and SJW Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The York Water$51.58 million12.31$14.40 million$1.1143.74
SJW Group$420.48 million4.44$23.40 million$1.7835.19

SJW Group has higher revenue and earnings than The York Water. SJW Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than The York Water, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

SJW Group beats The York Water on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) and Cadiz (NASDAQ:CDZI) are both small-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, valuation and risk.

Volatility & Risk

SJW Group has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its stock price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cadiz has a beta of -0.12, meaning that its stock price is 112% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SJW Group and Cadiz's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SJW Group$420.48 million4.44$23.40 million$1.7835.19
Cadiz$440,000.001,046.67$-29,530,000.00N/AN/A

SJW Group has higher revenue and earnings than Cadiz.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

69.2% of SJW Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 18.3% of Cadiz shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.3% of SJW Group shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 2.1% of Cadiz shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares SJW Group and Cadiz's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SJW Group7.71%6.72%1.88%
Cadiz-7,255.47%N/A-33.55%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for SJW Group and Cadiz, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SJW Group11001.50
Cadiz00103.00

SJW Group presently has a consensus target price of $76.00, indicating a potential upside of 21.35%. Given SJW Group's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe SJW Group is more favorable than Cadiz.

Summary

SJW Group beats Cadiz on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.


SJW Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP logo
SBS
Companhia de Saneamento Básico do Estado de São Paulo - SABESP
0.8$7.88-1.6%$5.39 billion$4.37 billion14.59
California Water Service Group logo
CWT
California Water Service Group
1.5$57.67-0.3%$2.93 billion$714.56 million30.84
American States Water logo
AWR
American States Water
1.9$78.93-0.7%$2.91 billion$473.87 million35.24
Middlesex Water logo
MSEX
Middlesex Water
1.7$81.07-0.5%$1.42 billion$134.60 million37.36Earnings Announcement
The York Water logo
YORW
The York Water
1.0$48.55-0.9%$634.69 million$51.58 million39.15Earnings Announcement
Dividend Announcement
Cadiz logo
CDZI
Cadiz
0.5$12.01-0.7%$460.54 million$440,000.000.00
Artesian Resources logo
ARTNA
Artesian Resources
1.3$39.67-1.6%$371.35 million$83.60 million22.04Earnings Announcement
Global Water Resources logo
GWRS
Global Water Resources
1.8$15.99-3.7%$361.18 million$35.47 million1,600.60Earnings Announcement
Pure Cycle logo
PCYO
Pure Cycle
0.9$14.03-3.8%$335.40 million$25.85 million175.40
Consolidated Water logo
CWCO
Consolidated Water
1.8$12.00-1.3%$182.04 million$68.79 million21.43Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 5/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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