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: Multiline Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:SRE
  • CUSIP: 81685110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $28.63289 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 251,077,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $116.05
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $114.33
  • 52 Week Range: $92.95 - $120.17
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.72
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.52
  • P/E Growth: 1.97
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $10.97 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.59
  • Book Value: $53.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.13
  • Annual Dividend: $3.29
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • EBITDA: $3.71 billion
  • Net Margins: 15.51%
  • Return on Equity: 9.11%
  • Return on Assets: 2.84%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.96%
  • Current Ratio: 0.46%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.42%
  • Average Volume: 1.02 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.55
  • Short Ratio: 3.6

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 Friday, September 8th. Investors of record on Friday, September 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.8225 per share on Sunday, October 15th. This represents a $3.29 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 21st. View Sempra Energy's Dividend History.

How were Sempra Energy's earnings last quarter?

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) posted its earnings results on Friday, August, 4th. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.30. The business earned $2.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.46 billion. Sempra Energy had a return on equity of 9.11% and a net margin of 15.51%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.79 earnings per share. View Sempra Energy's Earnings History.

When will Sempra Energy make its next earnings announcement?

Sempra Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sempra Energy.

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

Sempra Energy issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, August, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $5.30-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.62. Sempra Energy also updated its FY17 guidance to $5.00-5.30 EPS.

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

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for Sempra Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $115.00 to $134.00. On average, they anticipate Sempra Energy's stock price to reach $123.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sempra Energy.

Who are some of Sempra Energy's key competitors?

Who are Sempra Energy's key executives?

Sempra Energy's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Debra L. Reed, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Jeffrey Walker Martin, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Steven D. Davis, Corporate Group President of Utilities
  • Scott D. Drury, President of SDG&E
  • Joseph A. Householder, Corporate Group President of Infrastructure Businesses
  • J. Bret Lane, President of SoCalGas
  • Patricia K. Wagner, Chief Executive Officer - SOCALGAS
  • G. Joyce Rowland, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer
  • Martha B. Wyrsch, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Dennis V. Arriola, Executive Vice President - Corporate Strategy and External Affairs

Who owns Sempra Energy stock?

Sempra Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Private Asset Management Inc. (0.00%). 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 Private Asset Management Inc.. 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, William G Ouchi and William P Rutledge. 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.

What is Sempra Energy's stock price today?

One share of Sempra Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $113.05.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sempra Energy (NYSE SRE)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  239 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  255 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  494
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sempra Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.63)
Consensus Price Target: $123.75 (9.46% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Price Target History for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Analysts' Ratings History for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetNeutral$126.00 -> $125.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$117.00 -> $129.00N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetOutperform$130.00 -> $128.00N/AView Rating Details
8/10/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$131.00 -> $134.00LowView Rating Details
7/24/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$117.00LowView Rating Details
6/8/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal Weight$121.00HighView Rating Details
5/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$115.00LowView Rating Details
11/7/2016GuggenheimReiterated RatingBuy$121.00N/AView Rating Details
9/20/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 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
10/30/2017$1.04N/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2017Q2 2017$0.80$1.10$2.46 billion$2.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $5.18 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.51 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Most Recent Dividend:10/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.29
Dividend Yield:2.91%
Dividend Growth:6.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:48.74% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
63.51% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
59.71% (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: 0.17%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 80.64%
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
5/23/2017Debra L ReedCEOSell23,000$113.43$2,608,890.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoQuant Score Makes Sempra Energy (SRE) a Buy - (blog) - October 19 at 9:12 AM logoThe S&P 500’s Highest Dividend Growth Utilities: The Top 7 - October 19 at 9:12 AM logoWhy Dividend Stocks Are Killing Growth Stocks in 2017 - October 19 at 9:11 AM logoQuant Score Makes Sempra Energy (SRE) a Buy - October 18 at 4:02 PM logoReviewing Sempra Energy (SRE) & Its Competitors - October 18 at 2:24 PM logoReading PG&E’s Analysts’ Price Targets: Is Wildfire an Opportunity? - October 17 at 7:34 AM logoSempra Energy To Report Third-Quarter 2017 Earnings Oct. 30 - October 17 at 7:34 AM logoHead to Head Review: Sempra Energy (SRE) & The Competition - October 16 at 2:10 AM logoHead to Head Comparison: Sempra Energy (SRE) vs. Its Rivals - October 15 at 10:20 AM logo[$$] Energy Future, Elliott Challenge Vistra on Taxes - October 14 at 8:07 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) PT Lowered to $125.00 - October 12 at 10:54 AM logoSoCalGas and U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Install Nation's First Biomethanation Reactor System for Power-to-Gas Testing - October 12 at 9:48 AM logoGoldman Sachs Upgrades Sempra Energy (SRE) to Buy - - October 11 at 8:00 AM logoSempra Energy : SRE-US: Dividend Analysis : September 22nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 10, 2017 - October 11 at 8:00 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Price Target Cut to $128.00 - October 10 at 9:14 AM logoNuevo Leon, State of -- Moody's takes rating action on Nuevo Leon's debt ratings of four enhanced loans - October 7 at 8:47 AM logoSempra Energy's IEnova Unit Acquires Pemex's Participation In The Los Ramones II Norte Pipeline - October 7 at 8:47 AM logoSRE Crosses Critical Technical Indicator - October 6 at 12:47 PM logoSempra simplifies Oncor deal structure, hoping to win over regulators - October 6 at 12:47 PM logoOncor And Sempra Energy To File For Texas Regulatory Approval - October 6 at 12:47 PM logoSempra Falls on Plan to Issue More Equity to Get Oncor Approved - October 6 at 12:47 PM logo[$$] Sempra Revises Oncor Takeover Financing - October 6 at 12:47 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) versus Its Competitors Financial Contrast - October 5 at 4:30 AM logoSempra Energy’s (SRE) Buy Rating Affirmed - October 4 at 8:52 PM logoSempra Energy’s (SRE) Buy Rating Affirmed - October 4 at 8:24 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) and The Competition Head-To-Head Survey - September 28 at 4:22 PM logoContrasting Sempra Energy (SRE) & Its Peers - September 28 at 10:22 AM logoFinancial Comparison: Sempra Energy (SRE) and Empire District Electric (EDE) - September 28 at 6:24 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - September 27 at 8:42 PM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Sempra Energy (SRE) & Its Peers - September 25 at 2:20 AM logoDebra L. Reed Ranked Among Fortune's 'Most Powerful Women in Business' For 2017 - September 23 at 8:21 AM logoSempra Energy breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SRE-US : September 22, 2017 - September 23 at 8:21 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) versus Its Competitors Critical Review - September 22 at 6:24 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) and CenterPoint Energy (CNP) Financial Comparison - September 21 at 4:26 PM logoComparing CenterPoint Energy (CNP) & Sempra Energy (SRE) - September 21 at 10:40 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 21, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 20 at 9:28 AM logoInitiating Research Reports on Utilities Equities -- NiSource, NRG Energy, Public Service Enterprise, and Sempra Energy - September 19 at 8:01 AM logoSoCalGas Announces Methane Capture Initiative Has Collected and Reused More than 1 Million Cubic Feet of Natural Gas - September 19 at 8:01 AM logoSoCalGas Announces Methane Capture Initiative Has Collected and Reused More than 1 Million Cubic Feet of Natural Gas - September 19 at 8:01 AM logoSempra Energy Named To Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index For 7th Year - September 14 at 10:40 AM logoShould You Hold Sempra Energy Stock in Your Portfolio Now? - September 12 at 10:15 AM logoAnalyzing Sempra Energy (SRE) and CenterPoint Energy (CNP) - September 8 at 4:14 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.82 - September 8 at 2:22 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Announces US Bankruptcy Court Approves Merger Agreement With Energy Future - - September 8 at 8:41 AM logoFinancial Analysis: Sempra Energy (SRE) versus CenterPoint Energy (CNP) - September 8 at 12:18 AM logoU.S. Bankruptcy Court Oks Sempra Energy's Merger Deal With Energy Future - September 7 at 9:21 AM logoBankruptcy court clears Sempra Energy's $9.45B Oncor deal - September 7 at 9:21 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Announces U.S. Bankruptcy Court Approves Merger Agreement With Energy Future - September 7 at 9:21 AM logoMore mega deals ahead? - September 7 at 9:20 AM logoU.S. Bankruptcy Court Approves Sempra Energy's Merger Agreement With Energy Future - September 7 at 9:20 AM



Sempra Energy (SRE) Chart for Thursday, October, 19, 2017

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