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Present Fundamentals: Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE)


Sempra Energy trades as part of the utilities sector and trades as part of the regulated utilities industry. The company CEO is Jeffrey W. Martin. Sempra Energy is engaged in distributing natural gas and electricity in Southern California. Its non-California affiliates operates merchant gas and renewable power plants, LNG facilities and gas pipes and storage, as well as gas and electric utilities.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The SRE stock showed a previous change of -2.52% with an open at 117.91 and a close of 114.95. It reached an intraday high of 117.91 and a low of 114.45.

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The stock has a market cap of $31.5b with 273.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 272.2m shares. Trading volume reached 2,964,985 shares compared to its average volume of 1,735,457 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Sempra Energy shares returned -1.83% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 7.16%. Over three months, it changed 0.45%. In one year it has changed 11.33% and within that year its 52-week high was 127.22 and its 52-week low was 100.49. SRE stock is 14.40% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 111.83 and a 50 day moving average of 113.32. Currently SRE stock is trading 2.79% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.02 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 112.70. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.47. The TTM EPS is 5.55, which comes to a TTM PE of 20.71. Historically, the PE high was 112.70 and the PE low was 16.20. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 89.92, which is a decrease of -21.78%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  1.23
06-30-2018:  1.35
03-31-2018:  1.43
12-31-2017:  1.54

The dividend per share is currently 3.58, which is a dividend yield of 3.11%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 20.12, which means it may be overvalued by -471.26%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.50% of insider ownership and 146.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 21,320,998, which is 7.79% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 10.60. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.52

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -3.19%, return on assets is -0.80%, profit margin is 1.91%, price-to-sales is 3.81 and price-to-book is 2.24.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 0  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.