SJW Ex-Dividend Reminder - 2/6/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/6/14, SJW Corp. (SJW) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.1875, payable on 3/3/14. As a percentage of SJW's recent stock price of $28.32, this dividend works out to approximately 0.66%, so look for shares of SJW Corp. to trade 0.66% lower — all else being equal — when SJW shares open for trading on 2/6/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SJW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.1875 declared by SJW Corp.:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from SJW is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.65% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of SJW shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

SJW Corp. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, SJW's low point in its 52 week range is $24.47 per share, with $30.12 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $28.32.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SJW makes up 2.05% of the First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ETF ( FIW) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, SJW Corp. shares are currently up about 0.2% on the day.

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