As of May, 8 The EPS for South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Expected At $0.91

April 17, 2018 - By Patrick Harkless

Big Money Sentiment increased to 1.45 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.21, from 2017Q3’s 1.24. The ratio improved due to South Jersey Industries, Inc. positioning: 15 sold and 52 reduced. 29 funds bought positions and 68 increased positions. Investors holded 54.81 million in 2017Q3 but now own 55.25 million shares or 0.81% more.
Maryland-based Proshare Advsrs Ltd Llc has invested 0.05% in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). Parametric Port Lc invested in 125,368 shs or 0% of the stock. National Bank Of America Corporation De reported 344,024 shs stake. Prudential Financial invested 0.01% of its capital in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). Invesco Ltd holds 0.01% or 689,075 shs in its capital. Millennium Mngmt Lc reported 0.01% stake. Pub Sector Pension Board invested 0.01% in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability stated it has 0.01% of its capital in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). Fifth Third Retail Bank reported 1,300 shs stake. Virtu Ltd Liability holds 0.02% or 11,882 shs in its capital. Aperio Group Inc Lc holds 35,204 shs. New York State Common Retirement Fund owns 0.02% invested in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) for 578,615 shs. Thrivent For Lutherans reported 49,394 shs. Citadel Advisors Lc, a Illinois-based fund reported 37,785 shs. Hillsdale Mngmt reported 40 shs.

On May, 8 South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI)’s earnings report is expected by WallStreet, according to Zacks. The EPS diference is $0.19 or 26.39 % up from last years number. Previous year: $0.72; Analysts forcast: $0.91. If the current EPS of $0.91 is accurate, SJI’s profit could be $72.24M. Wall Street now predicts 82.00 % EPS growth despite South Jersey Industries, Inc. last quarter’s EPS of $0.50. The stock increased 2.28% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $30.51.South Jersey Industries, Inc. has volume of 465,983 shares. Since April 17, 2017 SJI has declined 22.60% and is downtrending. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 34.15%.

South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) Ratings Coverage

In total 6 analysts cover South Jersey Industries (NYSE:SJI). “Buy” rating has 1, “Sell” are 0, while 5 are “Hold”. 17% are bullish. 9 are the (NYSE:SJI)’s analyst reports since October 17, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Monday, January 8 the stock of South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) has “Hold” rating given by Sidoti. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock has “Hold” rating by Guggenheim. The stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Tuesday, February 13. The stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Tuesday, April 10. On Wednesday, December 13 the firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, October 17 Williams Capital Group upgraded the shares of SJI in report to “Buy” rating. The stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Thursday, January 25. In Monday, January 22 report Hilliard Lyons downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating. On Monday, November 13 the stock of South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley.

South Jersey Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides energy-related services and products.The firm is valued at $2.42 billion. The firm engages in the purchase, transmission, and sale of natural gas.Currently it has negative earnings. It also sells natural gas and pipeline transportation capacity on a wholesale basis to residential, commercial, and industrial clients on the interstate pipeline system, as well as transports natural gas, which is purchased directly from producers or suppliers to their customers.

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