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How has Sempra Energy:(NYSE:SRE) performed recently?

Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 26726.1. It is in the Diversified Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 28.24, a forward P/E of 20.68 and EPS of 3.79. At a stock price of 107.06 (0.07%) it has a dividend yield of 2.82%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 13.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by 16.10%. The next year growth is going to be about 7.95% and more long-term 6.78% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -94.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -7.50%.

For performance, Sempra Energy the past week has seen a gain of -0.05%. For the last month performance for Sempra Energy is -5.36%. While the last quarter is 3.18% and half year, 16.10%. Finally for the year, performance is 4.83%.

The 52-week high for Sempra Energy, is at -6.63%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 25.22%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.25% and 5.94% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.99%, and for the month it is 1.21%. Sempra Energy, has a target price of 120.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.12, and for total debt/equity Sempra Energy has 1.35. The gross margin is 96.70%, while operating margin is 12.00%, the profit margin is 9.60%. The current ratio is 0.6 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 83.00%. Sempra Energy has a payout ratio of 76.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 249.8. The shares float is 249.45, with the float short at 1.42%, with short ratio coming to 3.12.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Sempra Energy, get 2.30%, with its returns on investment at 5.70%. Return on equity is 8.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 120, reached soon?

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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