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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 higher than
65% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. SJI: 0.28 )
SJI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.28

0.23
0.32
Interest Coverage 4.32
SJI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. SJI: 4.32 )
SJI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.17   Max: 5.98
Current: 4.32

2.17
5.98
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.94
WACC vs ROIC
6.84%
6.98%
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 (%) 14.39
SJI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 13.12 vs. SJI: 14.39 )
SJI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.52   Max: 15.96
Current: 14.39

9.52
15.96
Net-margin (%) 10.94
SJI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. SJI: 10.94 )
SJI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 12.97
Current: 10.94

3.3
12.97
ROE (%) 11.13
SJI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. SJI: 11.13 )
SJI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.41   Max: 18.48
Current: 11.13

6.41
18.48
ROA (%) 3.16
SJI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. SJI: 3.16 )
SJI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 4.83
Current: 3.16

1.55
4.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.25
SJI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 9.01 vs. SJI: 6.25 )
SJI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.84   Max: 23.02
Current: 6.25

3.84
23.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.00
SJI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. SJI: -1.00 )
SJI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 14.7
Current: -1

-9.6
14.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
SJI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SJI: 2.20 )
SJI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 16.5
Current: 2.2

-6.4
16.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
SJI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SJI: -0.60 )
SJI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.9   Max: 21.7
Current: -0.6

-7.9
21.7
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

SJI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 4,449 sh (-39.88%)
John Keeley 34,705 sh (-92.86%)
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Q2 2014

SJI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Keeley 33,105 sh (-4.61%)
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Q3 2014

SJI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,100 sh (New)
John Keeley 33,105 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

SJI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 13,400 sh (New)
John Keeley 379,305 sh (+1045.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.30
SJI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. SJI: 18.30 )
SJI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.01   Max: 32
Current: 18.3

10.01
32
Forward P/E 13.91
SJI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 22.73 vs. SJI: 13.91 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.20
SJI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. SJI: 18.20 )
SJI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.98   Max: 31.93
Current: 18.2

9.98
31.93
P/B 2.00
SJI's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SJI: 2.00 )
SJI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 2.87
Current: 2

1.71
2.87
P/S 2.01
SJI's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SJI: 2.01 )
SJI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 2.83
Current: 2.01

0.73
2.83
POCF 10.99
SJI's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. SJI: 10.99 )
SJI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.31   Max: 44.88
Current: 10.99

6.31
44.88
EV-to-EBIT 24.24
SJI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 18.73 vs. SJI: 24.24 )
SJI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 46.7
Current: 24.24

7.8
46.7
PEG 10.11
SJI's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SJI: 10.11 )
SJI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 583.25
Current: 10.11

1.07
583.25
Shiller P/E 19.90
SJI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 33.97 vs. SJI: 19.90 )
SJI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.43   Max: 24.13
Current: 19.9

14.43
24.13
Current Ratio 0.67
SJI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SJI: 0.67 )
SJI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1
Current: 0.67

0.55
1
Quick Ratio 0.59
SJI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SJI: 0.59 )
SJI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.59

0.39
0.72
Days Inventory 33.02
SJI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 31.94 vs. SJI: 33.02 )
SJI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 42.55   Max: 86.65
Current: 33.02

42.55
86.65
Days Sales Outstanding 103.65
SJI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 65.99 vs. SJI: 103.65 )
SJI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 42.41   Max: 126.54
Current: 103.65

42.41
126.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.63
SJI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
59% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. SJI: 3.63 )
SJI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 3.81
Current: 3.63

2.35
3.81
Dividend Payout 0.65
SJI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. SJI: 0.65 )
SJI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.65

0.38
1.41
Dividend growth (3y) 8.60
SJI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SJI: 8.60 )
SJI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.6
Current: 8.6

0
10.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.69
SJI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. SJI: 5.69 )
SJI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.72   Max: 6.03
Current: 5.69

3.72
6.03
Share Buyback Rate -3.40
SJI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. SJI: -3.40 )
SJI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.2   Max: -5.6
Current: -3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
SJI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SJI: 2.00 )
SJI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 2.77
Current: 2

1.25
2.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 21.90
SJI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. SJI: 21.90 )
SJI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 24.05
Current: 21.9

2.37
24.05
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
SJI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SJI: 1.60 )
SJI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.93
Current: 1.6

0.52
1.93
Price/Graham Number 1.30
SJI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SJI: 1.30 )
SJI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.3

0.94
1.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
SJI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SJI: 4.10 )
SJI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 12.8
Current: 4.1

2.1
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -8.51
SJI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SJI: -8.51 )
SJI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.8   Max: 8.8
Current: -8.51

-9.8
8.8

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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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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