Sempra Energy Company Profile (NYSE:SRE)

About Sempra Energy (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
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: SRE
  • CUSIP: 81685110
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $111.60
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $108.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $104.20
  • 52-Week Range: $92.95 - $114.66
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.53
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.45
  • P/E Growth: 3.40
  • Market Cap: $28.08B
  • Outstanding Shares: 250,543,000
  • Beta: 0.47
  • 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%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $114.49 (2.88% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
5/6/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$116.00 -> $112.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/29/2015 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
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: $5.13 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.72 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.70$1.70$1.70
Q2 20161$1.00$1.00$1.00
Q4 20161$1.49$1.49$1.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Next Dividend:4/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.02
Dividend Yield:2.71%
Dividend Growth:6.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:57.41% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
58.87% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
52.80% (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 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 logoSempra Energy Appoints Contreras-Sweet To Board Of Directors - March 14 at 9:19 AM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Public Service Enterprise's Adjusted EPS Grew 8% - March 14 at 9:19 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Names Kevin Chase as CIO - - March 8 at 8:12 AM logoP. Kevin Chase Appointed Chief Information Officer For Sempra Energy - March 7 at 7:51 PM logoSEMPRA ENERGY Financials - March 4 at 7:49 PM logoSempra Energy Puts Some Major Issues to Bed in the Fourth Quarter - Motley Fool - March 2 at 7:43 AM logoSempra Energy Q4 Profit Advances 4% - Nasdaq - March 2 at 7:43 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Appoints Bethany Jean Mayer and Andrés Conesa to Board of Directors - - March 2 at 7:43 AM logoEdited Transcript of SRE earnings conference call or presentation 28-Feb-17 5:00pm GMT - March 1 at 9:46 AM logoSempra Energy Puts Some Major Issues to Bed in the Fourth Quarter - March 1 at 9:46 AM logoSempra Energy Appoints Two New Directors - February 28 at 7:37 PM logoSempra Energy beats by $0.03, beats on revenue - February 28 at 11:48 AM logoSempra Energy Lifts 2017 EPS View - February 28 at 11:48 AM logoSempra Energy raises outlook after earnings beat - February 28 at 11:48 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Beats on Q4 Earnings, Lifts '17 View - February 28 at 11:48 AM logoQ4 2016 Sempra Energy Earnings Release - 08:30 am ET - February 28 at 11:48 AM logoSempra Energy Announces 2016 Earnings - February 28 at 11:48 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Tops Q4 Earnings, Misses on Revenues - February 28 at 11:48 AM logo[$$] Sempra Energy Increases Earnings Guidance - February 28 at 11:48 AM logoSEMPRA ENERGY Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits - February 28 at 11:48 AM logoSEMPRA ENERGY Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers - February 27 at 4:46 PM logo10 Dividend Stocks Increasing Payouts – RY SRE LAMR WR MTB CM ETN XEL DHR ESS - February 27 at 9:55 AM logoSDG&E Unveils World's Largest Lithium Ion Battery Energy Storage Facility - February 24 at 10:47 PM logoWill Sempra Energy (SRE) Upset Investors in Q4 Earnings? - Nasdaq - February 24 at 8:30 AM logoWill Sempra Energy (SRE) Upset Investors in Q4 Earnings? - February 24 at 8:30 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Raises Quarterly Dividend 8.9% to $0.8225; 3% Yield - February 23 at 8:12 PM logoSempra Energy Raises Annualized Dividend By 9 Percent - February 23 at 8:12 PM logoSoCalGas to Install up to 60 New Valves in 2017 to Enhance Pipeline System Safety - February 16 at 7:43 PM logoSempra Energy To Report Fourth-Quarter 2016 Earnings Feb. 28 - February 15 at 6:10 AM logoSoCalGas to Feature Biogas Technology and Powerful New Compressed Natural Gas Big Rigs at 50th Annual World Agricultural Expo - February 14 at 6:31 AM logoSoCalGas Pilot Biogas Project Selected by U.S. Energy Department for Funding - February 10 at 4:56 AM logoSEMPRA ENERGY Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events - February 9 at 5:15 AM


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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Stockholders 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 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 21st. This is a positive change from Sempra Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.76.

How were Sempra Energy's earnings last quarter?

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 28th. The company reported $1.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $2.87 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.84 billion. Sempra Energy had a return on equity of 9.41% and a net margin of 13.24%. The company's revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.47 earnings per share.

When will Sempra Energy make its next earnings announcement?

Sempra Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

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

Sempra Energy issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 28th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $4.85-5.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $5.11.

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

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Sempra Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $109.46 to $121.00. On average, they anticipate Sempra Energy's stock price to reach $114.49 in the next twelve months.

Who owns Sempra Energy stock?

Sempra Energy's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.64%), FMR LLC (3.59%), Franklin Resources Inc. (3.25%), Norges Bank (1.95%), Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC (0.73%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.61%). 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.

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 FMR LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Credit Agricole S A, Janus Capital Management LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Main Street Research LLC, Edge Asset Management Inc. and Teachers Advisors LLC. 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.

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

Sempra Energy's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management LLC, Luminus Management LLC, Energy Income Partners LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Asset Management One Co. Ltd., State Street Corp and Capital Guardian Trust Co..

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 $111.28.

Sempra Energy (SRE) Chart for Wednesday, March, 29, 2017

This page was last updated on 3/29/2017 by Staff