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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Equity to Asset 0.28
SJI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SJI: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SJI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.28
0.23
0.33
Interest Coverage 4.75
SJI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. SJI: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SJI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 5.16 Max: 5.98
Current: 4.75
3.7
5.98
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.94
WACC vs ROIC
4.68%
6.24%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.99
SJI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. SJI: 15.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SJI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.52  Med: 13.97 Max: 15.96
Current: 15.99
9.52
15.96
Net-margin (%) 9.99
SJI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. SJI: 9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SJI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.32  Med: 7.84 Max: 12.97
Current: 9.99
4.32
12.97
ROE (%) 10.47
SJI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.87 vs. SJI: 10.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SJI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.44  Med: 12.72 Max: 17.08
Current: 10.47
10.44
17.08
ROA (%) 2.97
SJI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. SJI: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SJI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 3.61 Max: 4.74
Current: 2.97
2.91
4.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.29
SJI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.57 vs. SJI: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SJI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.44  Med: 9.92 Max: 16.56
Current: 7.29
4.44
16.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.00
SJI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SJI: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.6  Med: 2.75 Max: 14.7
Current: -1
-9.6
14.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
SJI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SJI: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.3  Med: 1.55 Max: 16.3
Current: 2.2
-6.3
16.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
SJI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SJI: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.4  Med: 6.50 Max: 23.7
Current: -0.6
-7.4
23.7
» SJI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SJI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 34,500 sh (+157.46%)
John Keeley 745,405 sh (+96.52%)
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Q2 2015

SJI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 116,600 sh (+68.99%)
John Keeley 1,438,200 sh (-3.53%)
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Q3 2015

SJI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 347,300 sh (+197.86%)
John Keeley 1,400,240 sh (-2.64%)
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Q4 2015

SJI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 303,500 sh (-12.61%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.14
SJI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 15.41 vs. SJI: 18.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SJI' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.01  Med: 18.22 Max: 31.99
Current: 18.14
10.01
31.99
Forward P/E 13.95
SJI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. SJI: 13.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.14
SJI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. SJI: 18.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SJI' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.01  Med: 17.96 Max: 31.67
Current: 18.14
10.01
31.67
P/B 1.89
SJI's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. SJI: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SJI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.19 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.89
1.55
2.87
P/S 1.83
SJI's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SJI: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SJI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.83
0.8
2.84
POCF 8.76
SJI's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. SJI: 8.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SJI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.29  Med: 10.23 Max: 45.39
Current: 8.76
6.29
45.39
EV-to-EBIT 19.27
SJI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
76% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 14.13 vs. SJI: 19.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SJI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 16.00 Max: 40.3
Current: 19.27
7.8
40.3
EV-to-EBITDA 13.61
SJI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. SJI: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SJI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 12.50 Max: 24.3
Current: 13.61
6.8
24.3
PEG 9.67
SJI's PEG is ranked lower than
82% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. SJI: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SJI' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 5.52 Max: 411
Current: 9.67
1.06
411
Shiller P/E 20.01
SJI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. SJI: 20.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SJI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.31  Med: 23.69 Max: 33.38
Current: 20.01
16.31
33.38
Current Ratio 0.59
SJI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SJI: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SJI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.59
0.5
1.2
Quick Ratio 0.53
SJI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SJI: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SJI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.53
0.29
1.07
Days Inventory 34.13
SJI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 23.24 vs. SJI: 34.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SJI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.81  Med: 50.19 Max: 86.65
Current: 34.13
42.81
86.65
Days Sales Outstanding 79.15
SJI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
76% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 48.39 vs. SJI: 79.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SJI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.71  Med: 60.25 Max: 126.54
Current: 79.15
42.71
126.54
Days Payable 117.88
SJI's Days Payable is ranked higher than
76% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 64.81 vs. SJI: 117.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SJI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.55  Med: 102.92 Max: 202.16
Current: 117.88
64.55
202.16

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.86
SJI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. SJI: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SJI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.36  Med: 3.02 Max: 4.7
Current: 3.86
2.36
4.7
Dividend Payout 0.70
SJI's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
66% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SJI: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SJI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.43 Max: 20.2
Current: 0.7
0.18
20.2
Dividend Growth (3y) 8.60
SJI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SJI: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SJI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.40 Max: 10.6
Current: 8.6
0
10.6
Forward Dividend Yield 4.01
SJI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. SJI: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.12
SJI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
69% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SJI: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SJI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.73  Med: 4.78 Max: 7.43
Current: 6.12
3.73
7.43
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.40
SJI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. SJI: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SJI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: -2.30 Max: -0.3
Current: -3.4
-5.7
-0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 1.91
SJI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. SJI: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SJI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 1.93 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.91
1.25
2.77
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
SJI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SJI: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SJI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.13
0.26
1.64
Price/Graham Number 1.24
SJI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SJI: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SJI' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.25 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.24
0.85
1.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.21
SJI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. SJI: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SJI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 6.20 Max: 12.8
Current: 5.21
2.5
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -5.72
SJI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. SJI: -5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SJI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.5  Med: 0.90 Max: 10.2
Current: -5.72
-9.5
10.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $983
EPS $ 1.45
Beta0.54
Short Percentage of Float3.32%
52-Week Range $21.24 - 29.21
Shares Outstanding(Mil)69.29

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 1.82 3.86
EPS without NRI($) 1.82 3.86

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
Compare:SPH, HOKCY, TKGSF, PPAAY, NI » details
Traded in other countries:J4S.Germany,
South Jersey Industries Inc is a New Jersey corporation, was formed in 1969 for the purpose of owning and holding all of the outstanding common stock of South Jersey Gas Company, a public utility, and acquiring and developing non-utility lines of business. It provides energy related products and services through its subsidiaries namely South Jersey Gas Company (SJG) is a regulated natural gas utility. SJG distributes natural gas in the seven southernmost counties of New Jersey. South Jersey Resources Group, LLC (SJRG) markets wholesale natural gas storage, commodity and transportation in the mid-Atlantic and southern states. Marina Energy, LLC (Marina) develops and operates on-site energy-related projects. South Jersey Energy Company (SJE) acquires and markets natural gas and electricity to retail end users and provides total energy management services to commercial and industrial customers. South Jersey Energy Service Plus, LLC (SJESP) services residential and small commercial HVAC systems, provides plumbing services and services appliances under warranty via a subcontractor arrangement as well as on a time and materials basis. SJE is involved in both retail gas and retail electric activities. Retail Gas and Other Operations include natural gas acquisition and transportation service business lines. Retail Electric Operations consist of electricity acquisition and transportation to commercial and industrial customers. On-Site Energy Production consists of Marina's thermal energy facility and other energy-related projects. Appliance Service Operations includes SJESP's servicing of appliances via the sale of appliance service programs as well as on a time and materials basis, and the installation of residential and small commercial HVAC systems. The Company and its subsidiary are subject to the rules and regulations of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.
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