NYSE:SRE - Sempra Energy Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$117.25 +1.06 (+0.91 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 01:24 PM ET)
Previous Close$116.19
Today's Range$115.88 - $117.25
52-Week Range$100.49 - $127.22
Volume399,742 shs
Average Volume1.77 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.73 billion
P/E Ratio21.63
Dividend Yield3.09%
Sempra Energy, together with its subsidiaries, invests in, develops, and operates energy infrastructure, as well as provides electric and gas services in the United States and internationally. The company's San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. This segment also sells, distributes, and transports natural gas. Its Southern California Gas Company segment owns and operates a natural gas distribution, transmission, and storage system that supplies natural gas. The company's Sempra South American Utilities segment develops, owns, operates, or holds interests in electric transmission, distribution, and generation infrastructure facilities. Its Sempra Mexico segment owns, develops, and operates natural gas transmission pipelines; liquid petroleum gas and ethane systems; electric generation facilities; a natural gas distribution utility; and liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminals, as well as associated storage terminals. The company's Sempra Renewables segment develops, owns, operates, or holds interests in wind and solar power generation facilities. Its Sempra LNG & Midstream segment develops, owns, operates, or holds interests in LNG, and natural gas midstream assets and operations in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The company primarily serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Sempra Energy was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Gas & other services combined
Current SymbolNYSE:SRE
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27
Current Ratio0.59
Quick Ratio0.55


Trailing P/E Ratio21.63
Forward P/E Ratio21.55
P/E Growth2.62

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.21 billion
Price / Sales2.86
Cash Flow$10.5157 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.15
Book Value$55.04 per share
Price / Book2.13


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.42
Net Income$257 million
Net Margins-3.33%
Return on Equity9.33%
Return on Assets2.63%


Outstanding Shares273,660,000
Market Cap$31.73 billion

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Frequently Asked Questions

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, September 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 21st will be given a dividend of $0.895 per share on Monday, October 15th. This represents a $3.58 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 20th. View Sempra Energy's Dividend History.

How were Sempra Energy's earnings last quarter?

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November, 7th. The utilities provider reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.13 by $0.10. The utilities provider earned $2.94 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.73 billion. Sempra Energy had a positive return on equity of 9.33% and a negative net margin of 3.33%. The firm's revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.04 EPS. View Sempra Energy's Earnings History.

When is Sempra Energy's next earnings date?

Sempra Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sempra Energy.

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

Sempra Energy updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Wednesday, November, 7th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.30-5.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $5.43. Sempra Energy also updated its FY18 guidance to $5.30 to $5.80 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SRE?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Sempra Energy's shares. Their predictions range from $110.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate Sempra Energy's stock price to reach $123.2857 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 5.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sempra Energy.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sempra Energy?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sempra Energy in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sempra Energy.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sempra Energy stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sempra Energy stock:
  • 1. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We are initiating coverage of Bloom Energy (BE) with a Perform rating. While we see the potential for Bloom to be a core solution provider in disrupting the power market and leading to the possibility for multi-decade growth, we see limited valuation support at current price levels and also see significant execution in front of the company." (8/20/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Steady focus on the expansion of its renewable capacity will enable Sempra Energy to provide emission-free power to customers. Over the next five years, the company expects to make capital expenditure and investments of approximately $24.8 billion. Such strong capital investment strategies have led the company to outperform its broader industry in last three months. Its recent Oncor buyout has added Texas’ largest electric transmission and distribution provider to Sempra Energy’s portfolio. However, the company continues to face headwinds in the form of stringent government regulations and operational risks. Sempra Energy’s operations are subject to risks associated with breakdown or failure of equipment or processes due to fuel supply or transportation disruptions, natural calamities and accidents. The company will face operational difficulties in case of any such event." (4/17/2018)

Has Sempra Energy been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about SRE stock has trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sempra Energy earned a daily sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the utilities provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Sempra Energy's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Sempra Energy include UGI (UGI), Vectren (VVC), ROTORK PLC/ADR (RTOXY), Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE) and JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH (JSYN).

Who are Sempra Energy's key executives?

Sempra Energy's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Ms. Debra L. Reed, Exec. Chairman (Age 62)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Walker Martin, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Joseph Allan Householder, Pres & COO (Age 63)
  • Ms. Martha Brown Wyrsch, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 60)
  • Mr. Steven D. Davis, Corp. Group Pres of Utilities (Age 62)

Who are Sempra Energy's major shareholders?

Sempra Energy's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (7.59%), Newport Trust Co (3.50%), Capital Research Global Investors (1.70%), Deutsche Bank AG (1.59%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.87%) and Legal & General Group Plc (0.85%). Company insiders that own Sempra Energy stock include David Hodge, Debra L Reed, G Joyce Rowland, Jeffrey W Martin, Joseph A Householder, Mark A Snell, Steven D Davis, Trevor I Mihalik, William G Ouchi, William P Rutledge and Zimtu Capital Corp. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sempra Energy.

Which institutional investors are selling Sempra Energy stock?

SRE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Research Global Investors, Pendal Group Ltd, Bahl & Gaynor Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Capital Guardian Trust Co. and Newport Trust Co. Company insiders that have sold Sempra Energy company stock in the last year include Debra L Reed, G Joyce Rowland, Jeffrey W Martin, Joseph A Householder, Trevor I Mihalik and William G Ouchi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sempra Energy.

Which institutional investors are buying Sempra Energy stock?

SRE stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pictet Asset Management Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc., Capital World Investors, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Luminus Management LLC, Tobam, Point72 Asset Management L.P. and United Services Automobile Association. Company insiders that have bought Sempra Energy stock in the last two years include David Hodge and Zimtu Capital Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sempra Energy.

How do I buy shares of Sempra Energy?

Shares of SRE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sempra Energy's stock price today?

One share of SRE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $116.78.

How big of a company is Sempra Energy?

Sempra Energy has a market capitalization of $31.73 billion and generates $11.21 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $257 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.42 on an earnings per share basis. Sempra Energy employs 16,046 workers across the globe.

What is Sempra Energy's official website?

The official website for Sempra Energy is http://www.sempra.com.

How can I contact Sempra Energy?

Sempra Energy's mailing address is 488 8TH AVENUE, SAN DIEGO CA, 92101. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at 619-696-2000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sempra Energy (NYSE SRE)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  328 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  378 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  706
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sempra Energy and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SRE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SRE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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