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Morning Trending Tickers: Sempra Energy, (SRE)

Friday February 24th 2017: Sempra Energy, SRE is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Diversified Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, Sempra Energy, SREĀ  has a market cap of 28.05 B. Since its IPO date on the 6/29/1998, Sempra Energy, SRE performance year to date is 10.90%. Today Sempra Energy, SRE has gained 0.65%, with a current price of 112.34.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 3.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Sempra Energy, SRE is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.09. While Total debt/equity is 1.3. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 97.10%, and operating margin of *TBA. Sempra Energy ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.5, while the quick ratio is 0.5.

For the last year Sempra Energy, SRE has seen a EPS growth of 1.50%. A performance for the year of -2.22%. The 52-week high is -4.77%, and the 52-week low is 20.86%. The average volume for Sempra Energy, SRE is 12435.

With a target price of 119.14, can Sempra Energy, SRE reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Sempra Energy, SRE. Sempra Energy has a P/E of 19.21 and a forward P/E of 19.87. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.05. Sempra Energy also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.65 and 2.11 respectively. For P/cash, Sempra Energy has a value of 96.73, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 112.34, Sempra Energy has a dividend yield of 2.95%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Sempra Energy, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.35%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.14% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 1.50% for this year and for the last five years a -0.20% growth has been seen.

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