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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 26822.23. It is in the Diversified Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 28.21, a forward P/E of 20.84 and EPS of 3.79. At a stock price of 106.59 (-0.26%) it has a dividend yield of 2.83%.

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 7.17% 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 1.98%. For the last month performance for Sempra Energy is -5.34%. While the last quarter is 3.13% and half year, 9.60%. Finally for the year, performance is 11.44%.

The 52-week high for Sempra Energy, is at -7.04%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 24.67%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.46% and 5.25% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.72%, and for the month it is 1.38%. Sempra Energy, has a target price of 119.25.

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 82.80%. Sempra Energy has a payout ratio of 76.10%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 250.98. The shares float is 249.45, with the float short at 1.42%, with short ratio coming to 3.24.

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 119.25, 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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