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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 -0.05% today. In the last week its performance is 1.91%, and -2.54% for the past quarter. Currently, Sempra Energy, SRE has a target price of 119.25, so today’s gain of -0.05% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.27%.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), has a market cap of 26520.18, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 82.90%.

At the current price of 106.04, it has a dividend yield of 2.85%, and its target price is 119.25. This is with a profit margin of 9.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.35. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has a P/E of 27.99, as well as a forward P/E of 20.68.

With a current EPS of 3.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.17%,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 6.78%.

Performance for the year is 17.46%. Since its IPO date on 6/29/1998, the total performance to date is 14.41%.

Volume today for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), is 799800, while its average volume is 1050.83. Whilst the total gain today was -0.05%, it did have a day high of -7.52%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.30%, and 1.39% for the month. The 52-week low for Sempra Energy, SRE has been 24.02%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.52%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.70%, and its return on assets is 2.30%. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has an operating margin of 12.00%. With a sales growth of -7.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Sempra Energy, SRE is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.12, 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 4.13, and the P/S is 2.66, along with a P/B of 2.25. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 43.05.

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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