Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/5/16, SJW Corp. (SJW - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.2025, payable on 6/1/16. As a percentage of SJW's recent stock price of $34.29, this dividend works out to approximately 0.59%, so look for shares of SJW Corp. to trade 0.59% lower — all else being equal — when SJW shares open for trading on 5/5/16.

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Below is a dividend history chart for SJW, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.2025 declared by SJW Corp.:


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 2.36% 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 $27.54 per share, with $37.86 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $34.29.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, SJW makes up 2.16% of the First Trust ISE Water Index Fund ETF ( FIW) which is trading lower by about 0.8% on the day Tuesday.

In Tuesday trading, SJW Corp. shares are currently trading flat on the day.