Shaw Communications is a leading network company and one of the largest providers of residential communication services in Canada.

The company serves 3.2 million subscribers, including 1.9 million internet and more than one million Shaw home phone customers. It owns an extensive network of 860,000 kilometers long fiber network providing data networking, video, voice, and Internet services to companies of all sizes.

Shaw Communications has a presence in both wireline (80% of revenue) and wireless (20%) segments. The wireline division consists of consumer and business services. The wireless division provides wireless voice and data services through its mobile wireless network infrastructure.

Shaw Stock Details

  • Ticker: TSE:sjr.b
  • Sector: Communication Services
  • Industry: Telecommunication Services
  • Market Cap: 16.79B
  • Market Cap Group: Large Cap
  • P/E: 19.94
  • Dividend Yield: 3.53%

SJR.B Industry Competitors

The competitive landscape is important as they compete for the same business. Below is the list of competitors in the same industry. While not displayed, a number of metrics you can also use to evaluate your picks are the Chowder Score, the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Graham Number, and the Piotroski F-Score.

Ticker Ticker Company Market Cap P/E Yield Aristocrat Graph SectorID IndustryID
VZ NYSE:VZ Verizon Communications Inc. 159.46 7.06 6.87 NO 1 2 99
T NYSE:T AT&T 109.31 5.00 7.24 YES 1 2 99
BCE TSE:BCE BCE 52.82 18.45 6.35 YES 1 2 99
T TSE:T Telus 38.04 20.51 4.94 YES 1 2 99
RCI.B TSE:RCI.B Rogers 27.03 15.89 3.76 NO 1 2 99
SJR.B TSE:SJR.B Shaw Communications 16.79 19.94 3.53 NO 1 2 99
QBR.B TSE:QBR.B Quebecor 5.94 10.26 4.71 YES 1 2 99
CCA TSE:CCA Cogeco Cable 3.31 8.15 3.91 YES 1 2 99
CGO TSE:CGO Cogeco 0.78 6.02 4.54 YES 1 2 99

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Shaw Communications - FAQ

What is the stock ticker for Shaw Communications?

The stock ticker for Shaw Communications is TSE:sjr.b.

Is Shaw Communications a good stock to buy?

You need to consider your investment strategy and how TSE:sjr.b can fit in your portfolio.

The current dividend income score of 5/10 and dividend growth score of 1/10. Those 2 metrics together should help you decide the fit for your portfolio. Be it for income or for growth.

Is Shaw Communications a Buy, Sell or Hold?

The Dividend Snapshot Opportunity Score of 37 out of 100.

The score reflects the strength of a buy signal but it does not show a sell signal if it's low. The higher the better.

A sell signal is more difficult as it often relies on the reason you bought the stock in the first place.

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