South Jersey Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides energy-related products and services. More Details
6 star dividend payer with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has South Jersey Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: SJI is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SJI's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Gas Utilities
1 Year Return
US Gas Utilities
Return vs Industry: SJI underperformed the US Gas Utilities industry which returned 11.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SJI underperformed the US Market which returned 57.5% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is South Jersey Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is South Jersey Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SJI ($24.52) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($19.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SJI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SJI is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.1x) compared to the US Gas Utilities industry average (19.7x).
PE vs Market: SJI is good value based on its PE Ratio (15.1x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SJI is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.4x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SJI is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the US Gas Utilities industry average (1.9x).
How is South Jersey Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 7 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SJI's forecast earnings growth (10.8% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: SJI's earnings (10.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SJI's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SJI's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SJI's revenue (2.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SJI's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9%).
How has South Jersey Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SJI has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SJI's current net profit margins (10.2%) are higher than last year (4.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SJI's earnings have declined by 0.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SJI's earnings growth over the past year (103.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.9% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SJI earnings growth over the past year (103.4%) exceeded the Gas Utilities industry 9.7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SJI's Return on Equity (9.4%) is considered low.
How is South Jersey Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SJI's short term assets ($506.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: SJI's short term assets ($506.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SJI's debt to equity ratio (211.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SJI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 141.4% to 211.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SJI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (8.8%).
Interest Coverage: SJI's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.4x coverage).
What is South Jersey Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SJI's dividend (4.93%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).
High Dividend: SJI's dividend (4.93%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.48%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SJI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SJI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (73.1%), SJI's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SJI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (71.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Renna (52 yo)
Mr. Michael J. Renna, also known as Mike, has been President of South Jersey Industries, Inc. since January 24, 2014 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since April, 2015. Mr. Renna served as the Pres...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD6.23M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.79M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SJI's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SJI's board of directors are considered experienced (9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 9.6%.
South Jersey Industries, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: South Jersey Industries, Inc.
- Ticker: SJI
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1910
- Industry: Gas Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: US$2.371b
- Shares outstanding: 101.03m
- Website: https://www.sjindustries.com
Number of Employees
- South Jersey Industries, Inc.
- 1 South Jersey Plaza
- New Jersey
- United States
South Jersey Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides energy-related products and services. The company engages in the purchase, transmission, and sale of natural gas. It also sells natural gas...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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