South Jersey Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides energy-related products and services.
Established dividend payer with moderate growth potential.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Gas Utilities
1 Year Return
US Gas Utilities
Return vs Industry: SJI underperformed the US Gas Utilities industry which returned -24% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SJI underperformed the US Market which returned 6.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is South Jersey Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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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 ($23.27) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($15.55)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SJI is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SJI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.2x) compared to the US Gas Utilities industry average (21.5x).
PE vs Market: SJI is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.2x) compared to the US market (16.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SJI is good value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SJI is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Gas Utilities industry average (1.6x).
How is South Jersey Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SJI's forecast earnings growth (24.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: SJI's earnings (24.1% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (22.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SJI's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SJI's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.7% 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 (8.6%).
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 became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SJI's earnings have declined by -21.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SJI has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: SJI has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Gas Utilities industry (2.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SJI's Return on Equity (6.2%) is considered low.
How is South Jersey Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SJI's short term assets ($462.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: SJI's short term assets ($462.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SJI's debt to equity ratio (217.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SJI's debt to equity ratio has increased from 135.2% to 217.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SJI's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.3%).
Interest Coverage: SJI's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2x coverage).
What is South Jersey Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SJI's dividend (5.07%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.68%).
High Dividend: SJI's dividend (5.07%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.6%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SJI's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SJI's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (116%), SJI's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SJI's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (70.3% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mike Renna (52yo)
Mr. Michael J. Renna, also known as Mike, has been the President of South Jersey Industries, Inc. since January 24, 2014 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since April, 2015. Mr. Renna served as the ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mike's total compensation ($USD6.35M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.72M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Mike's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Senior VP & General Counsel||2.5yrs||US$972.70k||0.0019% $40.6k|
|SVP & President of SJI Utilities||5.25yrs||US$2.97m||0.048% $1.0m|
|Senior Vice President||no data||US$1.26m||0.0021% $44.2k|
|SVP, Chief Strategy & Development Officer and Interim CFO||no data||no data||0.0075% $160.8k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief Human Resources Officer||0.17yr||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: SJI's management team is considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||US$186.18k||0.094% $2.0m|
|Independent Director||21.5yrs||US$181.48k||0.021% $457.2k|
|Independent Director||20.5yrs||US$171.48k||0.064% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||0.83yr||US$57.53k||0.0046% $98.1k|
|Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board||0.25yr||US$191.18k||0.017% $360.0k|
|Independent Director||9.67yrs||US$176.48k||0.041% $877.3k|
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||US$198.68k||0.031% $674.0k|
|Independent Director||8.67yrs||US$183.68k||0.037% $783.9k|
|Director||0.42yr||no data||0.0031% $66.5k|
Experienced Board: SJI's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: SJI insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
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$2.146b
- Shares outstanding: 92.24m
- Website: https://www.sjindustries.com
Number of Employees
- South Jersey Industries, Inc.
- 1 South Jersey Plaza
- New Jersey
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|SJI||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|J4S||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
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 and pipeline transportation capacity on a wholesale basis to residential, commercial, and industrial customers on the interstate pipeline system, as well as transports natural gas purchased directly from producers or suppliers to customers. As of December 31, 2019, the company had approximately 146 miles of mains in the transmission system and 6,701 miles of mains in the distribution system; and served 397,090 residential, commercial, and industrial customers in southern New Jersey. In addition, it markets natural gas storage, commodity, and transportation assets on a wholesale basis for energy marketers, electric and gas utilities, power plants, and natural gas producers in the mid-Atlantic, Appalachian, and southern regions of the United States. Further, the company develops, owns, and operates energy related projects, including natural gas fueled combined heating, cooling and power, and landfill gas-to-energy production facilities, as well as solar-generation sites. Additionally, it owns oil, gas, and mineral rights in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania; acquires and markets natural gas and electricity to retail end users, as well as provides total energy management, fuel management, and procurement and cost reduction services. South Jersey Industries, Inc. was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Folsom, New Jersey.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/12 00:02|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/10 00:00|
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