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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
SJW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. SJW: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SJW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.25
Current: 0.01

0
0.25
Equity to Asset 0.28
SJW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SJW: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SJW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.28

0.25
0.41
Interest Coverage 4.47
SJW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. SJW: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SJW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 4.59
Current: 4.47

1.65
4.59
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.25
M-Score: -2.05
WACC vs ROIC
6.18%
9.08%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 30.45
SJW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. SJW: 30.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SJW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.5   Max: 29.05
Current: 30.45

13.5
29.05
Net-margin (%) 16.99
SJW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. SJW: 16.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SJW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 7.02   Max: 20.39
Current: 16.99

7.02
20.39
ROE (%) 16.17
SJW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. SJW: 16.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SJW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.98   Max: 18.19
Current: 16.17

5.98
18.19
ROA (%) 4.61
SJW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. SJW: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SJW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 5.97
Current: 4.61

1.75
5.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.03
SJW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. SJW: 10.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SJW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 9.93
Current: 10.03

4.09
9.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.20
SJW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SJW: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 10.2
Current: 7.2

1.1
10.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.80
SJW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SJW: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17.4
Current: 12.8

0
17.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 31.80
SJW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SJW: 31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27   Max: 31.8
Current: 31.8

-27
31.8
» SJW's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SJW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 421,695 sh (+2.55%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

SJW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 11,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 418,511 sh (-0.76%)
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Q4 2014

SJW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 40,200 sh (+246.55%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 401,290 sh (-4.11%)
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Q1 2015

SJW Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 54,600 sh (+35.82%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 388,575 sh (-3.17%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.80
SJW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. SJW: 10.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SJW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.59   Max: 36.44
Current: 10.8

10.59
36.44
Forward P/E 13.81
SJW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. SJW: 13.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.00
SJW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. SJW: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SJW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.59   Max: 36.58
Current: 11

10.59
36.58
P/B 1.70
SJW's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SJW: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SJW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 3.27
Current: 1.7

1.45
3.27
P/S 1.90
SJW's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SJW: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SJW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 4
Current: 1.9

1.66
4
POCF 7.97
SJW's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. SJW: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SJW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.01   Max: 24.75
Current: 7.97

6.01
24.75
EV-to-EBIT 10.07
SJW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. SJW: 10.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SJW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.9   Max: 35
Current: 10.07

9.9
35
PEG 0.67
SJW's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. SJW: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SJW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 17.93
Current: 0.67

0.68
17.93
Shiller P/E 21.30
SJW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. SJW: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SJW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.3   Max: 34.03
Current: 21.3

15.3
34.03
Current Ratio 1.30
SJW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SJW: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SJW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.44
Current: 1.3

0.51
2.44
Quick Ratio 1.27
SJW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. SJW: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SJW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.4
Current: 1.27

0.5
2.4
Days Inventory 3.52
SJW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 23.11 vs. SJW: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SJW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.22   Max: 5.67
Current: 3.52

3.22
5.67
Days Sales Outstanding 19.61
SJW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 51.10 vs. SJW: 19.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SJW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 15.58   Max: 35.75
Current: 19.61

15.58
35.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.60
SJW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. SJW: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SJW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 3.31
Current: 2.6

1.38
3.31
Dividend Payout 0.28
SJW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. SJW: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SJW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 16.5
Current: 0.28

0.1
16.5
Dividend growth (3y) 2.80
SJW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
54% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SJW: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
SJW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 6.4
Current: 2.8

2.3
6.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.96
SJW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
74% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. SJW: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SJW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 3.76
Current: 2.96

1.57
3.76
Share Buyback Rate -2.80
SJW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
58% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. SJW: -2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SJW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3   Max: -3.1
Current: -2.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
SJW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SJW: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SJW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.8

0.99
3.25
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
SJW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SJW: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SJW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 1.91
Current: 0.9

0.51
1.91
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
SJW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SJW: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SJW' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.65
Current: 0.7

0.53
5.65
Price/Graham Number 0.90
SJW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SJW: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SJW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.98
Current: 0.9

0.56
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.10
SJW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SJW: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
SJW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 10.2
Current: 10.1

2.9
10.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.77
SJW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. SJW: 9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
SJW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 10.4
Current: 9.77

-11.7
10.4

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water
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SJW Corp was incorporated in California on February 8, 1985. SJW Corporation was incorporated in California on February 8, 1985. It is a publicly traded company and is a holding company with four subsidiaries: San Jose Water Company, SJWTX, Inc., SJW Land Company, and Texas Water Alliance Limited. San Jose Water Company is a public utility in the business of providing water service to approximately 228,000 connections that serve a population of approximately one million people in an area comprising approximately 138 square miles in the metropolitan San Jose, California area. SJWTX, Inc. doing business as Canyon Lake Water Service Company is a public utility in the business of providing water service to approximately 11,000 connections that serve approximately 36,000 people. CLWSC's service area comprises more than 240 square miles in western Comal County and southern Blanco County in the growing region between San Antonio and Austin, Texas. SJWTX, Inc. has a 25% interest in Acequia Water Supply Corporation. SJW Land Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, owns undeveloped land in the states of California and Tennessee, owns and operates commercial buildings in the states of California, Florida, Connecticut, Texas, Arizona and Tennessee and has a 70% limited partnership interest in 444 West Santa Clara Street, L.P. Texas Water Alliance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of SJW Corp., is undertaking activities that are necessary to develop a water supply project in Texas. SJW Corp.'s regulated utility operation is conducted through San Jose Water Company and CLWSC. The Company's operations are subject to water quality and pollution control regulations issued by the EPA and laws and regulations administered by the respective states and local regulatory agencies.
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