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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SJI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.17 vs. SJI: 0.01 )
SJI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.01

0
0.31
Equity to Asset 0.29
SJI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. SJI: 0.29 )
SJI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.29

0.23
0.33
Interest Coverage 3.70
SJI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. SJI: 3.70 )
SJI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.14   Max: 5.98
Current: 3.7

2.14
5.98
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.97
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 (%) 9.52
SJI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. SJI: 9.52 )
SJI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.25   Max: 15.96
Current: 9.52

8.25
15.96
Net-margin (%) 11.16
SJI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. SJI: 11.16 )
SJI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 12.97
Current: 11.16

2.44
12.97
ROE (%) 9.87
SJI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. SJI: 9.87 )
SJI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 17.66
Current: 9.87

6.5
17.66
ROA (%) 2.79
SJI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. SJI: 2.79 )
SJI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 4.63
Current: 2.79

1.47
4.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.57
SJI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. SJI: 3.57 )
SJI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.57   Max: 15.85
Current: 3.57

3.57
15.85
Revenue Growth (%) -9.60
SJI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SJI: -9.60 )
SJI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.6   Max: 19.6
Current: -9.6

-9.6
19.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -6.40
SJI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SJI: -6.40 )
SJI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.4   Max: 23.5
Current: -6.4

-6.4
23.5
EPS Growth (%) 4.50
SJI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SJI: 4.50 )
SJI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 22.9
Current: 4.5

-7.4
22.9
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SJI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 451,105 sh (+17.08%)
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Q4 2013

SJI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 7,400 sh (New)
John Keeley 486,305 sh (+7.8%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SJI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -92.86%0.43%$52.01 - $57.79 $ 57.535%34705
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.0017%$49.89 - $56.93 $ 57.5314%0
John Keeley 2011-06-30 Add 24.03%0.06%$51.03 - $57.49 $ 57.535%329845
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.90
SJI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. SJI: 19.90 )
SJI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.01   Max: 32
Current: 19.9

10.01
32
P/B 2.20
SJI's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. SJI: 2.20 )
SJI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 2.87
Current: 2.2

1.65
2.87
P/S 2.20
SJI's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SJI: 2.20 )
SJI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.83
Current: 2.2

0.72
2.83
EV-to-EBIT 31.35
SJI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. SJI: 31.35 )
SJI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 46.7
Current: 31.35

7.8
46.7
Shiller P/E 19.40
SJI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. SJI: 19.40 )
SJI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 14.78   Max: 29.76
Current: 19.4

14.78
29.76
Current Ratio 0.68
SJI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SJI: 0.68 )
SJI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.68

0.5
1.2
Quick Ratio 0.63
SJI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SJI: 0.63 )
SJI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.63

0.29
1.07

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.20
SJI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. SJI: 3.20 )
SJI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 4.07
Current: 3.2

2.35
4.07
Dividend Payout 0.63
SJI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. SJI: 0.63 )
SJI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 22.56
Current: 0.63

0.18
22.56
Dividend growth (3y) 9.90
SJI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SJI: 9.90 )
SJI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.6
Current: 9.9

0
10.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.20
SJI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
79% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. SJI: 5.20 )
SJI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.82   Max: 6.61
Current: 5.2

3.82
6.61
Share Buyback Rate -2.30
SJI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. SJI: -2.30 )
SJI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.3   Max: -5.7
Current: -2.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
SJI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SJI: 2.20 )
SJI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 2.77
Current: 2.2

1.2
2.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 18.80
SJI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
61% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SJI: 18.80 )
SJI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 19.65
Current: 18.8

2.16
19.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
SJI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SJI: 1.90 )
SJI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.9

0.36
2.26
Price/Graham Number 1.40
SJI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SJI: 1.40 )
SJI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.4

0.8
1.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.20
SJI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SJI: 3.20 )
SJI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 12.8
Current: 3.2

2.1
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.39
SJI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
63% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Gas industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. SJI: -4.39 )
SJI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 9.1
Current: -4.39

-8.1
9.1

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Gas
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Traded in other countries:J4S.Germany
South Jersey Industries 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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