SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) shares were up 4% during trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $41.33 and last traded at $41.18, with a volume of 71,090 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $39.61.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered SJW Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $37.94 and a 200-day moving average of $35.24. The company has a market capitalization of $835.59 million and a PE ratio of 23.00.

SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, April 27th. The company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.05. Equities research analysts anticipate 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 boosted its stake in shares of SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW) by 41.5% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure 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 about 0.40% of SJW Corp. worth $2,435,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

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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