SJW Corp. (SJW) Trading Up 4%
SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) shares were up 4% on Friday . The company traded as high as $41.33 and last traded at $41.18, with a volume of 71,090 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $39.61.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of SJW Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 26th.
The company has a market capitalization of $835.59 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $37.76 and a 200-day moving average price of $35.16.
SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.05. Analysts forecast that SJW Corp. will post $1.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in SJW Corp. stock. First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) by 41.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 82,128 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 24,106 shares during the period. First Trust Advisors LP owned approximately 0.40% of SJW Corp. worth $2,435,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
SJW Corp. is a holding company. The Company has four subsidiaries: San Jose Water Company, SJWTX, Inc, SJW Land Company and Texas Water Alliance Limited (TWA). The Company has two business segments Water Utility Services and Real Estate Services. Water Utility Services is engaged in the business of production purchase storage purification distribution wholesale and retail sale of water through its subsidiaries San Jose Water Company, SJWTX, Inc and Texas Water Alliance.
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