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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 0.57% today. In the last week its performance is 2.23%, and -5.54% for the past quarter. Currently, Sempra Energy, SRE has a target price of 118, so today’s gain of 0.57% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.71%.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), has a market cap of 26393.17, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 82.80%.

At the current price of 105.06, it has a dividend yield of 2.87%, and its target price is 118. 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 27.73, as well as a forward P/E of 20.53.

With a current EPS of 3.79, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 6.98%,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 7.65%.

Performance for the year is 6.14%. Since its IPO date on 6/29/1998, the total performance to date is 14.13%.

Volume today for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), is 579400, while its average volume is 1169.73. Whilst the total gain today was 0.57%, it did have a day high of -5.47%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.34%, and 1.64% for the month. The 52-week low for Sempra Energy, SRE has been 23.72%, while the 52-week-high has reached -7.74%.

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 3.63, and the P/S is 2.65, along with a P/B of 2.23. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 42.85.

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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