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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Symbol: NYSE:SRE
  • CUSIP: 81685110
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $29.79 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 251,077,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $114.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $111.98
  • 52 Week Range: $92.95 - $118.78
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.44
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.26
  • P/E Growth: 2.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $10.97 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.72
  • Book Value: $53.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.23
  • Annual Dividend: $3.29
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
  • EBIDTA: $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: 1.17 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.54
  • 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 21st. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 7th will be given a dividend of $0.8225 per share on Saturday, July 15th. This represents a $3.29 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.77%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, July 5th. View Sempra Energy's Dividend History.

How were Sempra Energy's earnings last quarter?

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) released its earnings results on Friday, August, 4th. The company reported $1.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.30. The company earned $2.53 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.46 billion. Sempra Energy had a net margin of 15.51% and a return on equity of 9.11%. Sempra Energy's revenue was up 17.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.79 EPS. 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 Wednesday, November, 1st 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 EPS guidance of $5.30-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share 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?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Sempra Energy's stock. Their predictions range from $115.00 to $134.00. On average, they anticipate Sempra Energy's share price to reach $121.60 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 number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.99%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.09%), State Street Corp (4.95%), Evercore Trust Company N.A. (4.06%), Capital International Investors (3.98%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (3.24%). 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 Rare Infrastructure Ltd, Capital Research Global Investors, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Westpac Banking Corp, Capital Guardian Trust Co., FMR LLC, Evercore Trust Company N.A. and Eaton Vance Management. 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.

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

Sempra Energy's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., BT Investment Management Ltd, Capital International Investors, Janus Henderson Group PLC, CI Investments Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Vanguard Group Inc. and Cibc World Markets Corp. 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 $118.63.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sempra Energy (NYSE SRE)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  210 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  225 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  435
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $121.60 (2.50% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
6/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeConviction-Buy -> Neutral$109.90 -> $109.46N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/24/2015 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
10/31/2017$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: $5.22 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.58 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)
Most Recent Dividend:7/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.29
Dividend Yield:2.77%
Dividend Growth:6.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:48.74% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
63.03% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
58.96% (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: 80.54%
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 logoSempra Energy to buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in blow for Berkshire - Reuters - August 23 at 11:58 AM logoSempra Energy’s Price Targets and Analysts’ Recommendations - August 23 at 11:57 AM logoSempra Energy To Hold Conference Call Aug. 25 On Oncor Transaction - August 23 at 11:57 AM logoMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Drop; Sempra Energy To ... - Benzinga - August 22 at 6:55 AM logoBuffett encounters rare miss as Sempra Energy strikes deal to buy Oncor - MarketWatch - August 22 at 6:55 AM logoReviewing Avista Corporation (AVA) & Sempra Energy (SRE) - August 21 at 10:22 PM logoWarren Buffett loses Oncor deal to Sempra Energy - USA TODAY - August 21 at 7:28 PM logoFrancesca's and Apache skid while Herbalife and Fiat rise - August 21 at 4:49 PM logoBuffett Gets Beat Out On Oncor Bid By Sempra Energy - Seeking Alpha - August 21 at 4:25 PM logoMid-Morning Market Update: Markets Drop; Sempra Energy To Acquire Oncor - August 21 at 11:46 AM logoSempra Dares Buffett to Be Disciplined - Bloomberg - August 21 at 10:21 AM logoSempra Energy bids $9.45 billion for Oncor, topping Buffett offer - August 21 at 9:12 AM logoWall Street eyes whether August slump continues - CNBC - August 21 at 9:05 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Reports Agreement to Acquire Energy Future and Ownership Stake in Oncor Electric Delivery ... - - August 21 at 9:05 AM logo3 Stocks to Watch on Monday: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (LGF), Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) and Sempra Energy (SRE) - August 21 at 8:59 AM logoSempra Energy bids $9.45B for Oncor, topping Buffett offer - August 21 at 8:52 AM logoSempra Unplugs Buffett's Oncor Takeover - - August 21 at 8:52 AM logoSempra Energy bids $9.45 billion, topping Buffett offer - August 21 at 7:39 AM logoThe Wall Street Journal: Sempra outbids Buffett’s Berkshire with $9.45 billion deal for Oncor - August 21 at 4:43 AM logoSempra Bests Berkshire With $9.45 Billion Offer for Oncor - Bloomberg - August 21 at 4:42 AM logoReports: Sempra Energy to buy Oncor for $9.45B, beating Buffett - August 20 at 11:19 PM logoEnergy Future drops Oncor deal with Buffett in favor of $9.45 billion Sempra bid: sources - Reuters - August 20 at 10:57 PM logoSempra Is Said to Be Near Deal to Acquire Oncor Electric - Bloomberg - August 20 at 8:52 PM logoSempra Is the Mystery Third Bidder For Oncor - August 20 at 12:48 PM logoBloomberg: Sempra Energy is mystery third bidder for Oncor - August 19 at 11:46 PM logoStocks under Scanner in the Utilities Space -- NRG Energy, Public Service ... - August 16 at 7:47 AM logoStocks under Scanner in the Utilities Space -- NRG Energy, Public Service Enterprise, NiSource, and Sempra Energy - August 16 at 7:47 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Sempra Energy. - August 15 at 7:18 AM logoSoCalGas, L.A. Fire Department Unveil Giant Shovel on National 8-1-1 Day to Raise Public Awareness of the Importance of Having Utilities Marked Before Digging - August 12 at 8:02 AM logoSempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Price Target Raised to $134.00 at Morgan Stanley - August 10 at 6:26 PM logoSempra Energy's Cameron LNG Delay Isn't Getting in the Way of Earnings - August 9 at 7:47 AM logoSempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 8 at 8:40 PM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha - August 5 at 7:21 AM logoSempra Energy's Second-Quarter 2017 Earnings Rise - August 5 at 7:21 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Tops Q2 Earnings & Revenue Estimates - August 5 at 7:21 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Raises '17 View - August 5 at 7:21 AM logoEdited Transcript of SRE earnings conference call or presentation 4-Aug-17 4:00pm GMT - August 5 at 7:21 AM logoSempra beats 2Q profit forecasts - August 5 at 7:21 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - August 4 at 8:38 PM logoSempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Issues FY18 Earnings Guidance - August 4 at 9:04 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) Releases FY17 Earnings Guidance - August 4 at 9:04 AM logoSempra Energy's IEnova Unit, Valero Sign Contracts For Liquid Fuels Projects In Mexico - August 4 at 8:30 AM logoSempra Energy – Value Analysis (NYSE:SRE) : August 4, 2017 - August 4 at 8:30 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) to Report Q2 Earnings: A Beat in Store? - August 3 at 7:29 AM logoSempra Energy breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SRE-US : August 2, 2017 - August 3 at 7:29 AM logoWhy Earnings Season Could Be Great for Sempra (SRE) - August 3 at 7:29 AM logoIWS, MPC, SRE, STI: ETF Outflow Alert - Nasdaq - July 29 at 7:30 AM logoSempra Energy (SRE) to Release Earnings on Friday - July 28 at 1:05 AM logoSempra Energy To Report Second-Quarter 2017 Earnings Aug. 4 - July 25 at 6:56 AM logoSempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank Of Canada - July 24 at 10:20 PM



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