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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 -2.43% today. In the last week its performance is -0.98%, and 5.31% for the past quarter. Currently, Sempra Energy, SRE has a target price of 119.67, so today’s gain of -2.43% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.16%.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), has a market cap of 27543.16, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 81.80%.

At the current price of 107.61, it has a dividend yield of 2.74%, and its target price is 119.67. This is with a profit margin of 12.10%, and total debt/equity of 1.27. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has a P/E of 22.52, as well as a forward P/E of 21.27.

With a current EPS of 4.9, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 7.84%,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 6.83%.

Performance for the year is 12.78%. Since its IPO date on 6/29/1998, the total performance to date is 18.99%.

Volume today for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), is 509988, while its average volume is 1162.37. Whilst the total gain today was -2.43%, it did have a day high of -6.15%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.03%, and 1.23% for the month. The 52-week low for Sempra Energy, SRE has been 25.86%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.15%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 5.70%, and its return on assets is 3.00%. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has an operating margin of 17.00%. With a sales growth of -2.10% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Sempra Energy, SRE is in the sector Utilities, its long-term debt/equity is 1.09, 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 3.3, and the P/S is 2.72, along with a P/B of 2.31. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 73.25.

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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