SJW Group (DE) (SJW): Price and Financial Metrics

SJW Group (DE) (SJW): $75.94

0.49 (+0.65%)

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  • Momentum is the dimension where SJW ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.56% of US stocks.
  • SJW's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • SJW ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

SJW Stock Summary

  • SJW's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 227.42 -- higher than 87.57% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • SJW GROUP's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.5% of US equities in our set.
  • For SJW, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 90.08% of US equities we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to SJW, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are YORW, AROC, POR, RDI, and NEWT.
  • Visit SJW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

SJW Valuation Summary

  • SJW's price/sales ratio is 3.6; this is 63.64% higher than that of the median Utilities stock.
  • SJW's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 16.5 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for SJW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
SJW 2023-03-23 3.6 2.0 30.5 27.7
SJW 2023-03-22 3.6 2.0 30.3 27.6
SJW 2023-03-21 3.6 2.0 30.7 27.8
SJW 2023-03-20 3.8 2.1 32.2 28.7
SJW 2023-03-17 3.8 2.1 31.6 28.3
SJW 2023-03-16 3.8 2.1 32.0 28.6

SJW Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -95.69%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 18.94%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 298.21%.
SJW's revenue has moved up $196,551,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows SJW's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 589.061 159.134 58.348
2022-06-30 580.003 146.542 52.382
2022-03-31 583.203 141.958 61.599
2021-12-31 573.686 130.04 60.478
2021-09-30 569.649 133.691 55.743
2021-06-30 568.589 138.807 62.768

SJW's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • SJW has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 16.03% of graded US stocks.
  • SJW's asset turnover comes in at 0.168 -- ranking 79th of 105 Utilities stocks.
  • MSEX, AVA, and AQN are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with SJW.

The table below shows SJW's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.168 0.497 0.029
2021-06-30 0.171 0.504 0.032
2021-03-31 0.172 0.507 0.032
2020-12-31 0.174 0.508 0.033
2020-09-30 0.174 0.506 0.028
2020-06-30 0.174 0.488 0.024

SJW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of SJW, see our SJW price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $73.57 Average Broker Recommendation 1.88 (Hold)

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SJW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $75.94 52-week high $83.88
Prev. close $75.45 52-week low $55.74
Day low $75.75 Volume 174,100
Day high $76.90 Avg. volume 367,333
50-day MA $76.67 Dividend yield 2.01%
200-day MA $70.17 Market Cap 2.34B

SJW Group (DE) (SJW) Company Bio

SJW Corporation engages in the production, purchase, storage, purification, distribution, wholesale, and retail sale of water. The company was founded in 1866 and is based in San Jose, California.

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Latest SJW News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about SJW GROUP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate SJW as an investment opportunity.

American Water's (AWK) Arm Signs Wastewater Assets Deal

American Water Works' (AWK) subsidiary, Pennsylvania American Water, announces an agreement to assume the Towamencin acquisition deal.

Yahoo | March 27, 2023

The 7 Best Water Utility Stocks to Buy for Portfolio Diversification

Although circumstances in the market are shaky, the best water utility stocks to buy offer much-needed relevance.

Josh Enomoto on InvestorPlace | March 18, 2023

With EPS Growth And More, SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Makes An Interesting Case

The excitement of investing in a company that can reverse its fortunes is a big draw for some speculators, so even...

Yahoo | March 16, 2023

American Water Works' (AWK) Arm Buys Water & Sewer Systems

American Water Works' (AWK) Missouri arm completes the acquisition of Stewartsville drinking water and sewer assets and plans to invest $3.2 million in system upgrades.

Yahoo | March 1, 2023

Q4 2022 SJW Group Earnings Call

Q4 2022 SJW Group Earnings Call

Yahoo | February 24, 2023

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SJW Price Returns

1-mo -0.65%
3-mo -6.02%
6-mo 33.15%
1-year 11.07%
3-year 35.21%
5-year 59.09%
YTD -6.02%
2022 13.40%
2021 7.66%
2020 -0.43%
2019 30.19%
2018 -11.20%

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