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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) from Utilities

Today’s top gainers include the company Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) which is in the industry Diversified Utilities, gaining -1.07% today. In the last week its performance is 3.68%, and 11.71% for the past quarter. Currently, Sempra Energy, SRE has a target price of 114.92, so today’s gain of -1.07% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.27%.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), has a market cap of 28700.57, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 81.70%.

At the current price of 113.27, it has a dividend yield of 2.64%, and its target price is 114.92. This is with a profit margin of 12.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.27. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has a P/E of 23.38, as well as a forward P/E of 21.51.

With a current EPS of 4.9, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.30%,Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 13.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.17%.

Performance for the year is 16.49%. Since its IPO date on 6/29/1998, the total performance to date is 23.53%.

Volume today for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), is 222135, while its average volume is 1208.27. Whilst the total gain today was -1.07%, it did have a day high of -1.21%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.29%, and 1.27% for the month. The 52-week low for Sempra Energy, SRE has been 32.48%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.21%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.70%, and its return on assets is 3.00%. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has an operating margin of 17.00%. With a sales growth of -2.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Sempra Energy, SRE is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.09, and has a current ratio of 0.6 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Sempra Energy? Well its PEG is 3.26, and the P/S is 2.83, along with a P/B of 2.39. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 76.33.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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