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SJW Group GF Value Rank

: 6 (As of Today)
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SJW Group has the GF Value Rank of 6.

The GF Value Rank is determined by the price-to-GF-Value (P/GF Value) ratio, a proprietary metric calculated based on historical multiples along with an adjustment factor based on a company's past returns and growth and future estimates of the business' performance.

GuruFocus found that for valuation, we cannot simply give stocks a better GF Value rank simply because they have a lower P/GF Value ratio. Backtesting shows that over the long term, the two worst-performing groups are the most expensive group (with the highest P/GF Value ratio) and the least expensive group (with the lowest P/GF Value ratio).

We can understand why the most expensive group underperforms. We were initially puzzled by the underperformance of the least expensive group, but we realized there is a reason why some stocks are super cheap. If they look too undervalued, it is often because the businesses behind them are poor quality. The market realized this and gave them low valuations. In a way, the market is efficient.

After multiple backtesting analyses, we granted the stocks in third-cheapest percentile the highest GF Value rank, as they have performed the best over a full market cycle. Stock performance is actually not as sensitive to valuation as it is to growth and profitability. On average, the companies in the 20%-50% valuation groups have similar performances. Therefore, we should avoid the most expensive and the least expensive stocks. We can be more tolerant of valuation.

Please click GF Score to see more details on the GF Score's 5 Key Aspects of Analysis.


Competitive Comparison

For the Utilities - Regulated Water subindustry, SJW Group's GF Value Rank, along with its competitors' market caps and GF Value Rank data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

SJW Group GF Value Rank Distribution

For the Utilities - Regulated industry and Utilities sector, SJW Group's GF Value Rank distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where SJW Group's GF Value Rank falls into.



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SJW Group Business Description

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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
110 West Taylor Street, San Jose, CA, USA, 95110
SJW Group is a U.S. water utility services holding company that provides, stores, purifies and distributes water. The company primarily operates in various California municipalities and also has operations in other states. Its operating segments include Water Utility Services and Real Estate Services. The majority of the company's revenue is derived from its water utility services segment.
Executives
Klein Rebecca A director 1411 E MISSION AVE SPOKANE WA 99202
Brown Willie D. Jr. officer: VP, Gen Counsel, & Corp Sec 110 W. TAYLOR STREET SAN JOSE CA 95110
Guardino Carl director 110 W. TAYLOR STREET SAN JOSE CA 95110
Benoit David C officer: President of CTWS 93 WEST MAIN ST CLINTON CT 06413
Westbrook Maureen P officer: VP, CS & Reg Aff of CTWS 93 WEST MAIN ST CLINTON CT 06413
Johnson A Kristen officer: VP, HR & Corp Sec of CTWS C/O CONNECTICUT WATER SERVICE, INC. 93 WEST MAIN STREET CLINTON CT 06413
Heather Hunt director 93 WEST MAIN STREET CLINTON CT 06413
Wallace Carol P director 93 WEST MAIN STREET CLINTON CT 06413
Hanley Mary Ann director 93 WEST MAIN STREET CLINTON CT 06413
Thornburg Eric W director, officer: President & CEO 13165 TEN OAK COURT SARATOGA CA 95070
Man Debra director 970 CHESTER AVENUE SAN MARINO CA 91108
Moskovitz Ronald Bruce director 2960 CLAREMONT BLVD. BERKELEY CA 94705
Moss George E director 110 W. TAYLOR STREET SAN JOSE CA 95110
Bishop Walter J. director 3832 VIA GRANADA MORAGA CA 94556
Armstrong Katharine director 919 CONGRESS AVENUE #1400 AUSTIN TX 78701

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