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SJI South Jersey Industries dividend history, payout ratio & dates

South Jersey Industries's most recent quarterly dividend was on Sep 8, 2022 (ex-date) with a cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share. On an annualized basis, the company has a current payout of $1.24 per share. This brings the dividend yield to 3.7% based on its recent close price.

Key dates

  • SJI last dividend date: Sep 8, 2022
  • SJI next dividend date: Not announced
SJI dividend stats
DPS
$1.24
Dividend yield
3.72%
Payout ratio
84.4%
vs. Utilities sector
Dividend yield
3.23%
Payout ratio
63.5%

Dividend yield

What is South Jersey Industries current dividend yield

South Jersey Industries's dividend yield of 3.7% is higher than the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. In comparison with the Utilities sector average of 3.23%, South Jersey Industries's dividend yield is 15% higher. Historically SJI's dividend yield has averaged at 4.1% in the last 5 years, which is higher than the current one.

Dividend history

What is SJI dividend payout history and dates

South Jersey Industries has been paying dividends since 1994. SJI has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 2.3% for the last year. But since the stock price has gone up by 58% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 35%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 8, 2022 Oct 4, 2022 Aug 3, 2022 $0.31 normal
Jun 9, 2022 Jul 5, 2022 May 4, 2022 $0.31 normal
Mar 15, 2022 Apr 5, 2022 Feb 24, 2022 $0.31 normal
Dec 9, 2021 Dec 29, 2021 Nov 22, 2021 $0.31 normal
Sep 9, 2021 Oct 4, 2021 Aug 4, 2021 $0.303 normal
Jun 9, 2021 Jul 2, 2021 May 5, 2021 $0.303 normal
Mar 16, 2021 Apr 5, 2021 Feb 16, 2021 $0.303 normal
Dec 9, 2020 Dec 29, 2020 Nov 23, 2020 $0.303 normal
Sep 9, 2020 Oct 2, 2020 Aug 31, 2020 $0.295 normal
Jun 9, 2020 Jul 2, 2020 Apr 27, 2020 $0.295 normal
Mar 17, 2020 Apr 2, 2020 Feb 18, 2020 $0.295 normal
Dec 9, 2019 Dec 27, 2019 Nov 26, 2019 $0.295 normal
Sep 9, 2019 Oct 2, 2019 Jul 8, 2019 $0.288 normal
Jun 7, 2019 Jul 2, 2019 Apr 29, 2019 $0.288 normal
Mar 15, 2019 Apr 2, 2019 Feb 19, 2019 $0.288 normal
Dec 7, 2018 Dec 27, 2018 Nov 19, 2018 $0.288 normal
Sep 7, 2018 Oct 2, 2018 Jul 5, 2018 $0.28 normal
Jun 8, 2018 Jul 3, 2018 May 14, 2018 $0.28 normal
Mar 16, 2018 Apr 3, 2018 Jan 23, 2018 $0.28 normal
Dec 8, 2017 Dec 27, 2017 Nov 20, 2017 $0.28 normal
Sep 8, 2017 Oct 3, 2017 Aug 30, 2017 $0.273 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jul 5, 2017 Apr 24, 2017 $0.273 normal
Mar 15, 2017 Apr 4, 2017 Feb 13, 2017 $0.273 normal
Dec 7, 2016 Dec 29, 2016 Nov 21, 2016 $0.273 normal
Sep 7, 2016 Oct 4, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $0.264 normal
Jun 8, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 May 2, 2016 $0.264 normal
Mar 15, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 Feb 16, 2016 $0.264 normal

South Jersey Industries dividend payout ratio

What is South Jersey Industries dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

South Jersey Industries's payout ratio of 84.4% is above the Utilities sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Utilities sector average of 63.5%, South Jersey Industries's payout ratio is 33% higher.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

SJI dividend vs peer dividends

How does SJI dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
UGI Ugi Corp 4.12% $1.41 21.8%
SJI South Jersey Industries Inc 3.72% $1.24 84.4%
NJR New Jersey Resources Corp 3.61% $1.48 64.6%
NI Nisource Inc 3.44% $0.93 55.4%
SWX Southwest Gas Holdings Inc 3.4% $2.43 99.2%
NFG National Fuel Gas Co 2.83% $1.86 34.4%
CNP Centerpoint Energy Inc 2.34% $0.69 27.8%
CPK Chesapeake Utilities Corp 1.67% $2.03 40.2%

Frequently asked questions

Does South Jersey Industries pay a dividend?

Yes, South Jersey Industries has paid four dividends in the last 12 months. SJI has been paying dividends since 1994.

When is South Jersey Industries's next dividend?

SJI hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in December 2022.

When was SJI's last dividend?

South Jersey Industries's last regular dividend was on Sep 8, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.31 per share.

How much dividend does South Jersey Industries pay (per share)?

SJI has paid dividend of $1.24 per share in the last year.

What is South Jersey Industries's dividend yield?

South Jersey Industries's current dividend yield is 3.7%.

How often does South Jersey Industries pay dividends?

South Jersey Industries pays dividends quarterly.

What is South Jersey Industries's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of South Jersey Industries is 84.4%.

Does South Jersey Industries pay a good dividend?

South Jersey Industries's dividend yield is higher than the Utilities sector average.