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Market Cap

US$42.6b

Last Updated

2021/09/18 22:03 UTC

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Executive Summary

Sempra operates as an energy-services holding company in the United States and internationally. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer and slightly overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Sempra's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SRE is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: SRE's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.7%

SRE

-3.0%

US Integrated Utilities

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

11.2%

SRE

5.9%

US Integrated Utilities

33.8%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SRE exceeded the US Integrated Utilities industry which returned 5.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SRE underperformed the US Market which returned 33.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SREIndustryMarket
7 Day0.7%-3.0%-0.6%
30 Day1.1%-4.4%2.0%
90 Day-3.2%-1.1%4.7%
1 Year15.0%11.2%10.6%5.9%35.8%33.8%
3 Year26.6%15.8%26.1%12.4%60.0%50.1%
5 Year42.0%21.4%42.7%18.3%123.0%98.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sempra's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Sempra undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

20.58x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SRE ($133.38) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($128.85)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SRE is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SRE is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.6x) compared to the US Integrated Utilities industry average (20.7x).

PE vs Market: SRE is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.6x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: SRE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SRE is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Integrated Utilities industry average (1.9x).


Future Growth

How is Sempra forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?

6.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SRE's forecast earnings growth (6.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: SRE's earnings (6.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: SRE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: SRE's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SRE's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SRE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (11.1%).


Past Performance

How has Sempra performed over the past 5 years?

18.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SRE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: SRE's current net profit margins (17.5%) are lower than last year (18.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SRE's earnings have grown by 18.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: SRE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: SRE had negative earnings growth (-0.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Integrated Utilities industry average (10.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SRE's Return on Equity (8.7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Sempra's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SRE's short term assets ($3.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($7.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: SRE's short term assets ($3.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($35.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SRE's debt to equity ratio (93.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SRE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 126.3% to 93.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SRE's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.9%).

Interest Coverage: SRE's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Sempra current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.30%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodaySep 19 2021Ex Dividend DateSep 23 2021Dividend Pay DateOct 15 202122 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 3 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SRE's dividend (3.3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.33%).

High Dividend: SRE's dividend (3.3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.6%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SRE's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: SRE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (61.5%), SRE's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: SRE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (56.5% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jeff Martin (59 yo)

3.33yrs

Tenure

US$23,181,719

Compensation

Mr. Jeffrey Walker Martin, also known as Jeff, serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative & Diversity Officer at Southern California Gas Company since November 2020. Mr. Martin has been Presi...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD23.18M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.36M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: SRE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: SRE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10.4%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sempra's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sempra
  • Ticker: SRE
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1998
  • Industry: Multi-Utilities
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Market Cap: US$42.592b
  • Shares outstanding: 319.33m
  • Website: https://www.sempra.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sempra
  • 488 8th Avenue
  • San Diego
  • California
  • 92101
  • United States

Listings


Biography

Sempra operates as an energy-services holding company in the United States and internationally. The company’s San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment generates, transmits, and distributes electricity; and...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/18 22:03
End of Day Share Price2021/09/17 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.