SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.30
News headlines about SJW Corporation (NYSE:SJW) have trended positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. SJW Corporation earned a media sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 46.1198390381019 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of analysts have weighed in on SJW shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of SJW Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. BidaskClub raised shares of SJW Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 13th. Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott raised shares of SJW Corporation from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th.
Shares of SJW Corporation (SJW) opened at 54.57 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.12 billion, a PE ratio of 20.45 and a beta of 0.18. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $51.24 and its 200-day moving average is $49.61. SJW Corporation has a one year low of $38.36 and a one year high of $56.93.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 7th will be issued a dividend of $0.2175 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. This represents a $0.87 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.59%. SJW Corporation’s payout ratio is presently 32.58%.
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SJW Corporation Company Profile
SJW Group, formerly SJW Corp., is a holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries include San Jose Water Company, SJWTX, Inc, SJW Land Company and Texas Water Alliance Limited (TWA). SJWTX, Inc is doing business as Canyon Lake Water Service Company (CLWSC). It operates through the segments, which include Water Utility Services, Real Estate Services and All Other.
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