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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
Cash to Debt 0.01
SJW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. SJW: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SJW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.16
Current: 0.01
0
0.16
Equity to Asset 0.29
SJW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. SJW: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SJW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.29
0.25
0.41
Interest Coverage 3.50
SJW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. SJW: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SJW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 2.71 Max: 4.47
Current: 3.5
1.84
4.47
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.21
M-Score: -2.70
WACC vs ROIC
3.77%
6.46%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 26.21
SJW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. SJW: 26.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SJW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.61  Med: 20.22 Max: 29.05
Current: 26.21
13.61
29.05
Net-margin (%) 12.42
SJW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.35 vs. SJW: 12.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SJW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.02  Med: 9.55 Max: 20.39
Current: 12.42
7.02
20.39
ROE (%) 10.29
SJW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. SJW: 10.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SJW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.98  Med: 8.53 Max: 18.19
Current: 10.29
5.98
18.19
ROA (%) 2.91
SJW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. SJW: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SJW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 2.64 Max: 5.97
Current: 2.91
1.75
5.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.01
SJW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9.71 vs. SJW: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SJW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.48  Med: 6.74 Max: 12.3
Current: 8.01
4.48
12.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.30
SJW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SJW: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.70 Max: 10.1
Current: 2.3
1.1
10.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.60
SJW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SJW: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.50 Max: 18.6
Current: 7.6
0
18.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.90
SJW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SJW: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SJW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.9  Med: -0.80 Max: 31.7
Current: 15.9
-26.9
31.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

SJW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 56,600 sh (+3.66%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 379,875 sh (-2.24%)
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Q3 2015

SJW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 84,000 sh (+48.41%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 368,593 sh (-2.97%)
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Q4 2015

SJW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 121,900 sh (+45.12%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 363,467 sh (-1.39%)
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On Fox Business last week, Graham and Buffett-style investor Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio), CEO of GAMCO Investors, said he was optimistic about the U.S. economy and listed water as a sector in which he had particular interest. Dr. Michael Burry, after spotting the systemic threat to the global financial system, also started investing in water post-financial crisis, according to the movie featuring him, "The Big Short." Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.71
SJW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
60% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 16.83 vs. SJW: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SJW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.49  Med: 21.21 Max: 36.44
Current: 18.71
10.49
36.44
PE(NRI) 18.71
SJW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. SJW: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SJW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.49  Med: 21.24 Max: 36.58
Current: 18.71
10.49
36.58
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 114.66
SJW's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
92% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. SJW: 114.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SJW' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 83.85  Med: 108.67 Max: 298.35
Current: 114.66
83.85
298.35
P/B 1.83
SJW's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. SJW: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SJW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.27
Current: 1.83
1.45
3.27
P/S 2.27
SJW's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. SJW: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SJW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 2.08 Max: 4
Current: 2.27
1.66
4
POCF 7.25
SJW's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. SJW: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SJW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.83  Med: 9.02 Max: 24.68
Current: 7.25
5.83
24.68
EV-to-EBIT 13.29
SJW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. SJW: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SJW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 14.80 Max: 33.5
Current: 13.29
9.2
33.5
EV-to-EBITDA 8.89
SJW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. SJW: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SJW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 9.90 Max: 21.4
Current: 8.89
6.7
21.4
PEG 2.86
SJW's PEG is ranked lower than
52% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. SJW: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SJW' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.97 Max: 10.39
Current: 2.86
1.08
10.39
Shiller P/E 22.83
SJW's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 23.36 vs. SJW: 22.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SJW' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.03  Med: 20.68 Max: 38.17
Current: 22.83
17.03
38.17
Current Ratio 0.92
SJW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SJW: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SJW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.44
Current: 0.92
0.57
2.44
Quick Ratio 0.92
SJW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SJW: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SJW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.10 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.92
0.55
2.4
Days Inventory 2.43
SJW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 22.84 vs. SJW: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SJW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 3.63 Max: 5.67
Current: 2.43
1.55
5.67
Days Sales Outstanding 19.61
SJW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 48.80 vs. SJW: 19.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SJW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.12  Med: 19.58 Max: 35.75
Current: 19.61
17.12
35.75
Days Payable 53.44
SJW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 67.47 vs. SJW: 53.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SJW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.82  Med: 29.13 Max: 53.44
Current: 53.44
20.82
53.44

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.29
SJW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SJW: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SJW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.38  Med: 2.57 Max: 3.31
Current: 2.29
1.38
3.31
Dividend Payout 0.42
SJW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
65% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SJW: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SJW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.42
0.27
0.81
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.20
SJW's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
51% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SJW: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SJW' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 4.00 Max: 6.4
Current: 3.2
2.3
6.4
Forward Dividend Yield 2.35
SJW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
78% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. SJW: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.63
SJW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. SJW: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SJW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.95 Max: 3.8
Current: 2.63
1.58
3.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.90
SJW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. SJW: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SJW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.1  Med: -0.30 Max: 1.3
Current: -2.9
-3.1
1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.94
SJW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. SJW: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SJW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 1.86 Max: 3.22
Current: 1.94
1.26
3.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
SJW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SJW: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SJW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.11
0.69
1.89
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.76
SJW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SJW: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SJW' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.98 Max: 5.62
Current: 2.76
0.88
5.62
Price/Graham Number 1.27
SJW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SJW: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SJW' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.33 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.27
0.68
1.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.51
SJW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SJW: 7.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SJW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 6.70 Max: 10.9
Current: 7.51
3
10.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.05
SJW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. SJW: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SJW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 2.20 Max: 11.4
Current: 3.05
-3.3
11.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $305
EPS $ 1.84
Beta0.27
Short Percentage of Float2.35%
52-Week Range $27.54 - 37.86
Shares Outstanding(Mil)20.42

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 2.27
EPS without NRI($) 2.27

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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