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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 28210.39. It is in the Diversified Utilities industry and sector Utilities, with a current P/E of 23.06, a forward P/E of 21.53 and EPS of 4.9. At a stock price of 112.97 (0.02%) it has a dividend yield of 2.67%.

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 8.88% and more long-term 7.17% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -27.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -2.10%.

For performance, Sempra Energy the past week has seen a gain of -1.17%. For the last month performance for Sempra Energy is 3.96%. While the last quarter is 8.84% and half year, 24.54%. Finally for the year, performance is 13.57%.

The 52-week high for Sempra Energy, is at -1.47%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 32.13%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.33% and 13.10% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.21%, and for the month it is 1.41%. Sempra Energy, has a target price of 116.33.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.09, and for total debt/equity Sempra Energy has 1.27. The gross margin is 98.50%, while operating margin is 17.00%, the profit margin is 12.10%. The current ratio is 0.6 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 81.60%. Sempra Energy has a payout ratio of 57.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 249.76. The shares float is 249.15, with the float short at 1.59%, with short ratio coming to 3.23.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Sempra Energy, get 3.00%, with its returns on investment at 5.70%. Return on equity is 10.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 116.33, 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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