Company Stock Price of South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Increases 2.72%

South Jersey Industries, Inc. stock performance trend indicates that the stock price has rallied 0.35% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 16.28% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 25.68% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of South Jersey Industries, Inc. has a positive value of 18.24 compared to overall market.South Jersey Industries, Inc. is having a Relative Strength Index of 59.93 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators.

South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) has climbed 2.72% in the past week and advanced 3.96% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.48% and the outperformance has advanced to 2.78% for the last 4 weeks period.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $33.77 and hit $34.42 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $34.36, with a gain of 1.96% or 0.66 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,541,775 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $35.45 and the company has a market cap of $2,732 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $26.29 .

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.South Jersey Industries Inc was Downgraded by Guggenheim to Neutral on Jan 9, 2017.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Apr 5, 2016, Gina Marie Merritt-epps (Senior VP, General Counsel) sold 2,000 shares at 28.35 per share price.On Mar 30, 2016, Stephen H Clark (SVP, Chief Financial Officer) sold 2,000 shares at 27.80 per share price.On Aug 19, 2015, Victor Fortkiewicz (director) purchased 1,000 shares at 25.82 per share price.

South Jersey Industries Inc Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Aug 4, 2016. The company reported $0.12 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.02. Analyst had a consensus of $0.14.Analysts expectations of $ 182.88.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.03 EPS.

South Jersey Inds Inc. is engaged in the business of operating, through subsidiaries, various business enterprises. The companys most significant subsidiary is South Jersey Gas Company (SJG). SJG is a public utility company engaged in the purchase, transmission and sale of natural gas for residential, commercial and industrial use. SJG also makes off-system sales of natural gas on a wholesale basis to various customers on the interstate pipeline system and transports natural gas.

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