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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
SJW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
83% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 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: 0.09
Current: 0.01
0
0.09
Equity-to-Asset 0.29
SJW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 635 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 4.26
SJW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. SJW: 4.26 )
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: 4.26
1.84
4.47
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.42
Beneish M-Score: -0.72
WACC vs ROIC
2.11%
6.92%
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 % 27.41
SJW's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. SJW: 27.41 )
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: 27.41
13.61
29.05
Net Margin % 15.55
SJW's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. SJW: 15.55 )
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: 16.21
Current: 15.55
7.02
16.21
ROE % 13.23
SJW's ROE % is ranked higher than
78% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 8.36 vs. SJW: 13.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SJW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.98  Med: 8.53 Max: 15.21
Current: 13.23
5.98
15.21
ROA % 3.78
SJW's ROA % is ranked higher than
65% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. SJW: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SJW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 2.64 Max: 4.35
Current: 3.78
1.75
4.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 9.67
SJW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 10.05 vs. SJW: 9.67 )
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: 9.81
Current: 9.67
4.48
9.81
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.00
SJW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SJW: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SJW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.7 Max: 10.2
Current: 6
1.1
10.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.80
SJW's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SJW: 16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SJW' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: 12.6 Max: 18.6
Current: 16.8
-14.2
18.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 31.90
SJW's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SJW: 31.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SJW' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27  Med: 7.7 Max: 31.9
Current: 31.9
-27
31.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

SJW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 6,516 sh (New)
Jim Simons 288,900 sh (+137.00%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 293,175 sh (-19.34%)
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Q2 2016

SJW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 7,105 sh (+9.04%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 258,475 sh (-11.84%)
Jim Simons 231,500 sh (-19.87%)
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Q3 2016

SJW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 266,800 sh (+15.25%)
Chuck Royce 400,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,570 sh (-7.53%)
Mario Gabelli 212,975 sh (-17.60%)
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Q4 2016

SJW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 8,931 sh (+35.94%)
Jim Simons 313,700 sh (+17.58%)
Chuck Royce 385,900 sh (-3.62%)
Mario Gabelli 177,775 sh (-16.53%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Water    NAICS: 221310    SIC: 4941
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SJW Corp along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the production, purchase, storage, purification, distribution, wholesale, and retail sale of water.

SJW Group was incorporated in California on February 8, 1985 and changed its state of incorporation from the state of California to the state of Delaware on November 15, 2016. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the production, purchase, storage, purification, distribution, wholesale, and retail sale of water. Its operating business segments are Water Utility Services and Real Estate Investment. The Water Utility Services consists of the production, purchase, storage, purification, distribution, wholesale, and retail sale of water. San Jose Water Company provides water service to customers in portions of the cities of San Jose and Cupertino and in the cities of Campbell, Monte Sereno, Saratoga and the Town of Los Gatos, and adjacent unincorporated territories, all in the County of Santa Clara in the State of California. San Jose Water Company distributes water to customers in accordance with accepted water utility methods. The real estate investment activity is conducted through SJW Land Company. SJW Land Company owns undeveloped land in the states of California and Tennessee and owns and operates a portfolio of commercial buildings in the states of California, Arizona and Tennessee. SJW Land Company also owns a limited partnership interest in 444 West Santa Clara Street, L.P. The partnership owns a commercial building in San Jose, California. 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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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 18.80
SJW's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. SJW: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SJW' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.49  Med: 21.15 Max: 36.58
Current: 18.8
10.49
36.58
PE Ratio without NRI 18.80
SJW's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
52% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. SJW: 18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SJW' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.49  Med: 21.15 Max: 36.58
Current: 18.8
10.49
36.58
PB Ratio 2.36
SJW's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SJW: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SJW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.27
Current: 2.36
1.45
3.27
PS Ratio 2.93
SJW's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. SJW: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SJW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 2.08 Max: 4
Current: 2.93
1.66
4
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.01
SJW's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. SJW: 13.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SJW' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.83  Med: 8.86 Max: 17.93
Current: 13.01
5.83
17.93
EV-to-EBIT 13.03
SJW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. SJW: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SJW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.2  Med: 14.5 Max: 32.6
Current: 13.03
9.2
32.6
EV-to-EBITDA 9.15
SJW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 9.93 vs. SJW: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SJW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 9.6 Max: 20.7
Current: 9.15
6.7
20.7
PEG Ratio 1.88
SJW's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. SJW: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SJW' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 2.94 Max: 10.39
Current: 1.88
1.08
10.39
Shiller PE Ratio 31.38
SJW's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 24.03 vs. SJW: 31.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SJW' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.93  Med: 20.67 Max: 38.17
Current: 31.38
16.93
38.17
Current Ratio 1.57
SJW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SJW: 1.57 )
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: 1.57
0.57
2.44
Quick Ratio 1.57
SJW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SJW: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SJW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.57
0.55
2.4
Days Sales Outstanding 57.80
SJW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 49.25 vs. SJW: 57.80 )
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: 57.8
Current: 57.8
17.12
57.8
Days Payable 55.01
SJW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 68.79 vs. SJW: 55.01 )
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: 55.01
Current: 55.01
20.82
55.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 1.70
SJW's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. SJW: 1.70 )
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: 1.7
1.38
3.31
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.30
SJW's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SJW: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SJW' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.3
0.3
0.82
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.50
SJW's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SJW: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SJW' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 4 Max: 6.4
Current: 3.5
2.3
6.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.82
SJW's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
85% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SJW: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.95
SJW's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
92% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. SJW: 1.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SJW' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.95 Max: 3.8
Current: 1.95
1.58
3.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
SJW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. SJW: -0.70 )
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  Med: -0.3 Max: 1.3
Current: -0.7
-3
1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.36
SJW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SJW: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SJW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 1.88 Max: 3.11
Current: 2.36
1.32
3.11
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.66
SJW's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
66% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SJW: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.70
SJW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. SJW: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SJW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 6.9 Max: 10.9
Current: 7.7
3.1
10.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.30
SJW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Water industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. SJW: 7.30 )
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: -3.7  Med: 2.05 Max: 11.4
Current: 7.3
-3.7
11.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $339.7
EPS (TTM) $ 2.57
Beta-0.10
Short Percentage of Float0.67%
52-Week Range $31.38 - 56.93
Shares Outstanding (Mil)20.46
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