SJW Corporation ( SJW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 04, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.2025 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased SJW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.85% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of SJW was $32.52, representing a -7.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $35 and a 18.08% increase over the 52 week low of $27.54.
SJW is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as American Water Works ( AWK ) and Aqua America, Inc. ( WTR ). SJW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.33. Zacks Investment Research reports SJW's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -43.9%, compared to an industry average of -3.8%.
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