SJW Corp. (SJW) Trading Down 1.5%
SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) shares were down 1.5% during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as low as $39.61 and last traded at $39.75, with a volume of 51,495 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $40.36.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of SJW Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th.
The company’s 50 day moving average is $39.65 and its 200-day moving average is $36.51. The firm has a market cap of $807.05 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.63.
SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 27th. The company reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.41. On average, analysts predict that SJW Corp. will post $1.80 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 8th will be paid a $0.2025 dividend. This represents a $0.81 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.04%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 4th.
In other news, VP Palle Jensen sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $41.15, for a total value of $123,450.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
SJW Corp. is a holding company. The Company has approximately five subsidiaries: San Jose Water Company, SJWTX, Inc, SJW Land Company, Texas Water Alliance Limited (TWA) and SJW Group, Inc SJWTX, Inc is doing business as Canyon Lake Water Service Company (CLWSC). The Company operates through two segments: Water Utility Services and Real Estate Services.
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