Sempra Energy operates as an energy-services holding company in the United States and internationally. More Details
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Sempra Energy'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 +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SRE's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Integrated Utilities
1 Year Return
US Integrated Utilities
Return vs Industry: SRE matched the US Integrated Utilities industry which returned 2.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SRE underperformed the US Market which returned 55.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sempra Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StSempra Energy's (NYSE:SRE) Stock On An Uptrend: Could Fundamentals Be Driving The Momentum?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StSempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Has Compensated Shareholders With A Respectable 46% Return On Their Investment
1 month ago | Simply Wall StI Built A List Of Growing Companies And Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) Made The Cut
Is Sempra Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: SRE ($134.28) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($116.11)
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 (20.4x) compared to the US Integrated Utilities industry average (22.7x).
PE vs Market: SRE is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.4x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SRE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.7x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SRE is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Integrated Utilities industry average (2x).
How is Sempra Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SRE's forecast earnings growth (7.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: SRE's earnings (7.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SRE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: SRE's revenue (4.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SRE's revenue (4.1% 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 (10.5%).
How has Sempra Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SRE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SRE's current net profit margins (16.8%) are higher than last year (15.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SRE's earnings have grown by 11.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SRE's earnings growth over the past year (13%) exceeds its 5-year average (11.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SRE earnings growth over the past year (13%) exceeded the Integrated Utilities industry 11.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SRE's Return on Equity (9%) is considered low.
How is Sempra Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SRE's short term assets ($4.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($6.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: SRE's short term assets ($4.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($34.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SRE's debt to equity ratio (93.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: SRE's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 116.6% to 93.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SRE's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.1%).
Interest Coverage: SRE's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.8x coverage).
What is Sempra Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SRE's dividend (3.28%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.27%).
High Dividend: SRE's dividend (3.28%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: SRE's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SRE's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (63.6%), SRE's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SRE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (58% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Martin (58 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey Walker Martin, also known as Jeff, serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative & Diversity Officer at Southern California Gas Company since November 2020. Mr. Martin has been Presi...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD23.18M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.94M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: SRE's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: SRE's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.5%.
Sempra Energy's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sempra Energy
- Ticker: SRE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1998
- Industry: Multi-Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Market Cap: US$40.305b
- Shares outstanding: 302.71m
- Website: https://www.sempra.com
Number of Employees
- Sempra Energy
- 488 8th Avenue
- San Diego
- United States
Sempra Energy 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 electrici...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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