Active Volume Stock Update: Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)

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Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)

Bank of America Upgrades Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE)’s stock to Buy with the price target of $126. This rating was issued on 10/11/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $114.47 by showing a percentage change of -0.86% from its previous day closing price of $115.46.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) in which Morgan Stanley Maintains Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) to Equal-Weight by settling a price target of $121 on 9/28/18. Bank of America Maintains the stock to Neutral on 9/26/18 by stationing a price target of $120. Morgan Stanley Maintains the company’s stock to Equal-Weight on 9/21/18 by setting a price target of $120. Wells Fargo Maintains Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) to Outperform with a price target of $129.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) currently has a consensus Price Target of $123. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $130 and a Low Price Target of $114.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) where 5 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 3 analysts said it’s a Buy, 4 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 0 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.14. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) reported its Actual EPS of $1.35/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) could bring EPS of $1.19/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.16 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 13.4 Percent.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has a market capitalization of 31.3 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 1.75 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $127.22 on 09/14/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 06/06/18 as $100.49. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $124.5. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -0.67%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -1.12% while SMA200 is 3%.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -1.2%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 4.8% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -4.9%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of 7.06 percent while its Weekly performance value is -0.37%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -2.81 percent and -0.41 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) is 0.95. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.84 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $3.58 and an annual Dividend Yield of 3.13 Percent. SRE has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 124.83, Forward P/E of 18.9, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 122.82 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 4.9 percent.

Company Profile:

Sempra Energy utility and infrastructure companies are on a collective mission to maintain long-term sustainable growth. By operating regulated utilities and developing smart energy infrastructure that serve communities around the world, they cohesively execute on a clear corporate strategy of providing safe, reliable energy to their customers while increasing value for all of their stakeholders -from investors and industry partners to customers and employees.