South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 08, 2017

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South Jersey Industries, Inc. ( SJI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 08, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 27, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SJI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.56% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $33.25, the dividend yield is 3.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SJI was $33.25, representing a -13.41% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.40 and a 5.93% increase over the 52 week low of $31.39.

SJI is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Cheniere Energy Partners, LP ( CQP ) and Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ). SJI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.48. Zacks Investment Research reports SJI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -11.69%, compared to an industry average of 9.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SJI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SJI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SJI as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P SmallCap Utilities Portfolio ( PSCU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCU with an increase of 9.64% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SJI at 4.23%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: SJI , CQP , UGP , PSCU

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