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South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 15, 2017

South Jersey Industries, Inc. ( SJI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 15, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.273 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 04, 2017. Shareholders who purchased SJI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.41% increase over prior dividend payment.

The previous trading day's last sale of SJI was $32.93, representing a -7.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $35.45 and a 25.26% increase over the 52 week low of $26.29.

SJI is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Ultrapar Participacoes S.A. ( UGP ) and Cheniere Energy, Inc. ( LNG ). SJI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.59. Zacks Investment Research reports SJI's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -.5%, compared to an industry average of 6%.

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 4.97% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SJI at 11.08%.

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


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

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