Sempra Energy Company Profile (NYSE:SRE)

About Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)

Sempra Energy logoSempra Energy is a holding company. The Company's principal operating units are Sempra Utilities, which includes its San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E), Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and Sempra South American Utilities segments, and Sempra Infrastructure, which includes its Sempra Mexico, Sempra Renewables and Sempra LNG & Midstream segments. As of December 31, 2016, SDG&E's service area covered 4,100 square miles. Sempra South American Utilities operates Chilquinta Energia, which serves customers in the region of Valparaiso in central Chile. As of December 31, 2016, SoCalGas had natural gas franchises with the 12 counties and the 223 cities in its service territory. Sempra LNG & Midstream owns land in Simpson County, Mississippi Hub. Sempra LNG & Midstream owns land in Port Arthur, Texas. Sempra Renewables has operations, investments or development projects in the various United States markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Diversified Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:SRE
  • CUSIP: 81685110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $28.41 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 250,831,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $111.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $105.90
  • 52 Week Range: $92.95 - $114.66
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.49
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.15
  • P/E Growth: 2.19
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $10.59 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.68
  • Book Value: $52.85 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.14
  • Annual Dividend: $3.02
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • EBIDTA: $3.15 billion
  • Net Margins: 13.24%
  • Return on Equity: 9.41%
  • Return on Assets: 2.80%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.03%
  • Current Ratio: 0.43%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.39%
  • Average Volume: 1.13 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.47
  • Short Ratio: 5.42

Frequently Asked Questions for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)

What is Sempra Energy's stock symbol?

Sempra Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SRE."

How often does Sempra Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sempra Energy?

Sempra Energy announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.8225 per share on Saturday, April 15th. This represents a $3.29 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.90%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 21st. This is an increase from Sempra Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.76. View Sempra Energy's Dividend History.

How were Sempra Energy's earnings last quarter?

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company reported $1.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.59 by $0.15. The company earned $3.03 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.87 billion. Sempra Energy had a return on equity of 9.41% and a net margin of 13.24%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 15.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.27 earnings per share. View Sempra Energy's Earnings History.

What guidance has Sempra Energy issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sempra Energy updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.85-5.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $5.11.

Where is Sempra Energy's stock going? Where will Sempra Energy's stock price be in 2017?

6 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Sempra Energy's shares. Their forecasts range from $109.46 to $130.00. On average, they expect Sempra Energy's share price to reach $117.69 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sempra Energy.

Who are some of Sempra Energy's key competitors?

Who owns Sempra Energy stock?

Sempra Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.97%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.93%), State Street Corp (5.06%), FMR LLC (3.46%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.41%) and Morgan Stanley (1.63%). Company insiders that own Sempra Energy stock include Alan L Boeckmann, Debra L Reed, G Joyce Rowland, Jeffrey W Martin, Joseph A Householder, Mark A Snell, Steven D Davis, Trevor I Mihalik, William D /Ca/ Jones, William G Ouchi and William P Rutledge. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sempra Energy.

Who sold Sempra Energy stock? Who is selling Sempra Energy stock?

Sempra Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, FMR LLC, Janus Capital Management LLC, RidgeWorth Capital Management LLC, Strs Ohio, Pictet Asset Management Ltd. and Stevens Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have sold Sempra Energy stock in the last year include Debra L Reed, G Joyce Rowland, Jeffrey W Martin, Joseph A Householder, Mark A Snell, Steven D Davis, Trevor I Mihalik, William D /Ca/ Jones, William G Ouchi and William P Rutledge. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sempra Energy.

Who bought Sempra Energy stock? Who is buying Sempra Energy stock?

Sempra Energy's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, First Trust Advisors LP, Wellington Management Group LLP, Westpac Banking Corp, Neuberger Berman Group LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sempra Energy.

How do I buy Sempra Energy stock?

Shares of Sempra Energy can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Sempra Energy stock cost?

One share of Sempra Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $113.27.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $117.69 (3.90% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$115.00LowView Rating Details
5/8/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$129.00 -> $130.00LowView Rating Details
2/8/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$108.00 -> $113.00N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$121.00N/AView Rating Details
9/20/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
6/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$109.90 -> $109.46N/AView Rating Details
1/25/2016Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$119.00 -> $116.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Earnings by Quarter for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/9/2017Q1 17$1.59$1.74$2.87 billion$3.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/28/2017Q416$1.49$1.52$2.84 billion$2.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2016Q316$0.96$1.02$2.68 billion$2.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2016Q216$0.97$0.79$2.62 billion$2.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$1.66$1.47$3.05 billion$2.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2016Q415$1.32$1.47$3.81 billion$2.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.88$1.00$2.94 billion$2.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$1.00$1.03$2.77 billion$2.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$1.40$1.71$3.09 billion$2.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$1.08$1.23$2.92 billion$2.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$1.24$1.39$2.68 billion$2.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2014Q214$1.13$1.08$2.74 billion$2.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q114$0.95$0.99$2.75 billion$2.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q413$0.98$1.13$2.74 billion$2.71 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$1.23$1.33$2.65 billion$2.55 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$1.29$1.04$2.44 billion$2.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$1.03$0.99$2.38 billion$2.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012$0.96$1.08$2.63 billion$2.67 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$1.00$1.33$2.32 million$2.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.83$0.98ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.99$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2012$1.06$1.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$1.21$1.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2011$0.97$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011$0.99$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.94$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.10 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.62 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Most Recent Dividend:4/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.02
Dividend Yield:2.67%
Dividend Growth:6.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:57.41% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
59.22% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
53.74% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.16%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 79.34%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/6/2017William G OuchiDirectorSell5,000$108.92$544,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2017William P RutledgeDirectorSell15,262$109.69$1,674,088.78View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017Steven D DavisInsiderSell2,233$105.00$234,465.00View SEC Filing  
1/24/2017Joseph A HouseholderInsiderSell6,472$102.10$660,791.20View SEC Filing  
1/23/2017Debra L ReedChairmanSell17,300$102.34$1,770,482.00View SEC Filing  
1/19/2017G Joyce RowlandVPSell2,862$102.59$293,612.58View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017Jeffrey W MartinVPSell4,266$100.95$430,652.70View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Joseph A HouseholderVPSell12,000$102.69$1,232,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2016Mark A SnellPresidentSell35,000$103.06$3,607,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016G Joyce RowlandVPSell125$99.12$12,390.00View SEC Filing  
11/29/2016Alan L BoeckmannDirectorBuy6,000$101.52$609,120.00View SEC Filing  
8/10/2016Trevor I MihalikSVPSell5,659$106.86$604,720.74View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016William P RutledgeDirectorSell5,000$107.20$536,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2016William D /Ca/ JonesDirectorSell10,000$109.69$1,096,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016Mark A SnellPresidentSell50,000$103.99$5,199,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016William G OuchiDirectorSell5,000$97.73$488,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Steven D DavisEVPSell8,500$96.29$818,465.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2016G Joyce RowlandVPSell76$89.87$6,830.12View SEC Filing  
1/14/2016Joseph A. HouseholderCFOSell23,761$91.47$2,173,418.67View SEC Filing  
1/11/2016G Joyce RowlandVPSell11,428$88.20$1,007,949.60View SEC Filing  
9/14/2015Mark A. SnellPresidentSell19,917$90.27$1,797,907.59View SEC Filing  
7/1/2015Debra L ReedCEOSell35,729$98.50$3,519,306.50View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Mark A SnellPresidentSell27,100$106.08$2,874,768.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015James G Brocksmith JrDirectorSell5,000$108.73$543,650.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2015William G OuchiDirectorSell5,000$107.85$539,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2015Debra L ReedCEOSell17,482$114.04$1,993,647.28View SEC Filing  
1/14/2015Debra L ReedCEOSell17,077$110.51$1,887,179.27View SEC Filing  
1/6/2015G Joyce RowlandVPSell12,484$109.49$1,366,873.16View SEC Filing  
10/13/2014G Joyce RowlandVPSell5,350$105.34$563,569.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014G Joyce RowlandVPSell4,250$107.02$454,835.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2014G Joyce RowlandVPSell3,720$101.48$377,505.60View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Debra L ReedCEOSell36,300$104.31$3,786,453.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Lynn SchenkDirectorSell2,500$105.00$262,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014James G Brocksmith JrDirectorSell5,000$103.59$517,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Mark A SnellPresidentSell63,700$102.06$6,501,222.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Martha B WyrschVPBuy2,000$99.27$198,540.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014G Joyce RowlandVPSell5,580$101.09$564,082.20View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Joseph A HouseholderCFOSell44,663$100.15$4,472,999.45View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014Debra ReedCEOSell19,000$99.40$1,888,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014James Brocksmith, Jr.DirectorSell5,000$94.25$471,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014Debra ReedCEOSell27,776$86.98$2,415,956.48View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014G Joyce RowlandVPSell9,681$86.98$842,053.38View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014Joseph HouseholderCFOSell11,648$86.98$1,013,143.04View SEC Filing  
1/6/2014Mark SnellPresidentSell25,180$86.98$2,190,156.40View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013G Joyce RowlandVPSell12,200$90.99$1,110,078.00View SEC Filing  
7/15/2013Debra L ReedCEOSell18,600$84.90$1,579,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Javade ChaudhriVPSell1,098$80.21$88,070.58View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Latest Headlines for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
DateHeadline logoSempra Energy (SRE) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 23 at 8:22 PM logoSempra Energy – Value Analysis (NYSE:SRE) : May 18, 2017 - May 19 at 12:48 PM logoSDG&E Awards San Diego Businesses Leading In Energy Efficiency - May 17 at 7:54 PM logoUC Riverside and SoCalGas Announce Opening of New Research Center - May 17 at 7:54 PM logoSempra Energy breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SRE-US : May 17, 2017 - May 17 at 9:58 AM logoEdited Transcript of SRE earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 4:00pm GMT - May 14 at 11:31 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Tops Q1 EPS by 8c - May 11 at 9:38 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - May 11 at 9:38 PM logoSempra Energy Delivers on Earnings Growth in the First Quarter - May 10 at 4:29 PM logoSempra Energy's (SRE) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets - May 10 at 7:36 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Tops Q1 Earnings & Revenue Estimates - May 9 at 7:29 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Keeps '17 View - May 9 at 7:29 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - May 9 at 2:46 PM logoSempra Energy Reports Higher First-Quarter 2017 Earnings - May 9 at 10:22 AM logoSempra beats 1Q profit forecasts - May 9 at 8:43 AM logoEarnings Scheduled For May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 4:55 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Receives Overweight Rating from Morgan Stanley - May 8 at 7:46 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.21 - May 6 at 12:52 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Earning Positive News Coverage, Analysis Shows - May 2 at 9:06 PM logoSomewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Sempra Energy (SRE) Share Price - April 30 at 12:24 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 29 at 1:13 AM logoSempra Energy's (SRE) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at Morgan Stanley - April 28 at 5:20 PM logoSDG&E Offers Tips For Safe Tree Planting This Arbor Day - April 28 at 4:13 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.34 - April 26 at 7:42 PM logoSempra Energy To Report First-Quarter 2017 Earnings May 9 - April 25 at 9:41 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.03 - April 21 at 6:06 PM logoSDG&E Seeks More Storage To Harness Clean Energy And Enhance Reliability - April 20 at 12:59 AM logoFavorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Sempra Energy (SRE) Share Price - April 18 at 2:50 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Earns News Sentiment Rating of -0.20 - April 13 at 10:48 AM logoSempra Energy's IEnova Unit To Report First-Quarter 2017 Earnings April 25 - April 12 at 8:13 PM logoSempra Energy : SRE-US: Dividend Analysis : March 23rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 7:29 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Sempra Energy (SRE) to Announce $1.59 Earnings Per Share - April 10 at 11:27 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Reaffirms FY17 EPS Guidance; Guides FY18 - April 7 at 12:45 PM logoSempra Energy Updates Financial Outlook At 2017 Analyst Conference - April 7 at 12:45 PM logoSempra Energy Offers Long-Term Outlook, Keeps FY17 View - April 7 at 12:45 PM logoSplit results for stocks on Syria strike and weak jobs gains - April 7 at 12:45 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - April 6 at 10:43 AM logoSDG&E Reports Highest Level Of Diverse Business Enterprise Spending In Company History - April 3 at 7:43 PM logoHealth officials acknowledge effects of utility leak on Alabama residents - April 3 at 3:20 PM logoStocks Of The Day: Sempra Energy Just Forming An ABC Pattern - March 28 at 7:53 PM logoSoCalGas Announces Launch of Interactive Online Tool for Sharing Aliso Canyon Infrared Methane Monitoring Data - March 24 at 7:51 PM logoSRE Named 'Top Dividend Stock of the Dow Utilities' at Dividend Channel With 3.0% Yield - March 22 at 7:53 PM logoSempra Energy To Webcast Analyst Conference April 5 - March 22 at 7:53 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 21, 2017 - Nasdaq - March 22 at 8:13 AM logoSempra Energy Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday (SRE) - March 20 at 6:04 PM logoSempra Energy Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday - March 20 at 6:04 PM logoSDG&E Spurs Energy Storage Innovation With Flow Battery Technology - March 16 at 8:37 PM logoSoCalGas Joins Gold Shovel Standard to Improve Excavation Safety and Reduce Pipeline Damage - March 14 at 7:28 PM logoSempra Energy’s Dividend: Why the Low Yield? - March 14 at 7:28 PM logoSempra’s Long-Term Dividend Growth: What Its Position? - March 14 at 7:28 PM



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