Sempra (SRE) Competitors

$72.04
+0.52 (+0.73%)
(As of 04/24/2024 ET)

SRE vs. AEP, D, NGG, EXC, PCG, PEG, ED, CHT, BCE, and XEL

Should you be buying Sempra stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Sempra include American Electric Power (AEP), Dominion Energy (D), National Grid (NGG), Exelon (EXC), PG&E (PCG), Public Service Enterprise Group (PEG), Consolidated Edison (ED), Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), BCE (BCE), and Xcel Energy (XEL). These companies are all part of the "utilities" sector.

Sempra vs.

Sempra (NYSE:SRE) and American Electric Power (NASDAQ:AEP) are both large-cap utilities companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, community ranking, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Sempra has a net margin of 18.26% compared to American Electric Power's net margin of 11.64%. American Electric Power's return on equity of 11.04% beat Sempra's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sempra18.26% 9.45% 3.50%
American Electric Power 11.64%11.04%2.85%

Sempra has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Electric Power has a beta of 0.51, meaning that its stock price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Sempra pays an annual dividend of $2.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. American Electric Power pays an annual dividend of $3.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Sempra pays out 51.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. American Electric Power pays out 82.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Sempra received 396 more outperform votes than American Electric Power when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.97% of users gave Sempra an outperform vote while only 55.73% of users gave American Electric Power an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
SempraOutperform Votes
469
59.97%
Underperform Votes
313
40.03%
American Electric PowerOutperform Votes
73
55.73%
Underperform Votes
58
44.27%

Sempra has higher earnings, but lower revenue than American Electric Power. Sempra is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than American Electric Power, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Sempra$16.72B2.72$3.08B$4.7915.04
American Electric Power$19B2.39$2.21B$4.2520.32

In the previous week, American Electric Power had 6 more articles in the media than Sempra. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for American Electric Power and 11 mentions for Sempra. Sempra's average media sentiment score of 0.72 beat American Electric Power's score of 0.67 indicating that Sempra is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Sempra
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
American Electric Power
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

89.7% of Sempra shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 75.2% of American Electric Power shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Sempra shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of American Electric Power shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Sempra presently has a consensus target price of $82.14, indicating a potential upside of 14.01%. American Electric Power has a consensus target price of $86.08, indicating a potential downside of 0.34%. Given Sempra's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Sempra is more favorable than American Electric Power.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sempra
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.90
American Electric Power
2 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.42

Summary

Sempra beats American Electric Power on 15 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SRE and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SRE vs. The Competition

MetricSempraGas & other services combined IndustryUtilities SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$45.54B$9.44B$11.88B$17.42B
Dividend Yield3.49%3.80%4.23%3.56%
P/E Ratio15.0420.4778.1325.15
Price / Sales2.722.5324.2311.60
Price / Cash8.6214.6417.9817.62
Price / Book1.382.201.854.91
Net Income$3.08B$273.09M$585.13M$964.49M
7 Day Performance5.23%4.08%1.39%2.27%
1 Month Performance3.46%0.30%-0.18%-2.07%
1 Year Performance-8.80%-26.13%-3.04%91.79%

Sempra Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AEP
American Electric Power
4.3641 of 5 stars
$79.51
-1.7%
$87.15
+9.6%
-8.4%$41.87B$19B18.7117,250Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
News Coverage
D
Dominion Energy
4.4402 of 5 stars
$46.85
-2.2%
$50.10
+6.9%
-10.9%$39.24B$14.39B20.1117,700Analyst Report
NGG
National Grid
0.6529 of 5 stars
$63.52
-1.5%
N/A-6.0%$47.26B$26.31B0.0031,275
EXC
Exelon
2.601 of 5 stars
$35.75
-1.4%
$39.09
+9.3%
-13.1%$35.73B$21.73B15.3419,962Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
PCG
PG&E
2.9376 of 5 stars
$16.03
-1.6%
$18.78
+17.1%
-0.8%$34.26B$24.43B15.2728,010Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Options Volume
PEG
Public Service Enterprise Group
4.7648 of 5 stars
$64.27
-1.4%
$67.58
+5.2%
+4.7%$32.04B$11.24B12.5312,543Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
News Coverage
ED
Consolidated Edison
4.4026 of 5 stars
$87.42
-2.1%
$87.96
+0.6%
-6.4%$30.20B$14.66B12.1814,592Dividend Announcement
Analyst Report
CHT
Chunghwa Telecom
0 of 5 stars
$38.16
-1.2%
N/A-6.7%$29.60B$7.17B24.9432,029Upcoming Earnings
BCE
BCE
3.6652 of 5 stars
$32.22
-0.6%
$49.00
+52.1%
-30.6%$29.39B$18.28B19.0745,132Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
XEL
Xcel Energy
4.4531 of 5 stars
$52.53
-1.2%
$63.08
+20.1%
-22.1%$29.18B$14.21B16.3611,311Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NYSE:SRE) was last updated on 4/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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