Is Sempra Energy (SRE) a Profitable Addition to Your Portfolio?

Martin Jeffrey W, Chairman and CEO, subtracted 9,392 shares of Sempra Energy (SRE) from its portfolio at the rate of $133.85 per share valuing $1,257,137 on May 28. The insider left behind 31,807 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Sempra Energy (SRE) was $139.64. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $140.49, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $141.33. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $138.41 and a 2nd Support Level at $137.17. Sempra Energy (SRE) stock has gained $2.50, or 1.82%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.41, or -0.29%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $9.19, or 7.04%. This year-to-date, Sempra Energy (SRE) shares have gained $31.45, or 29.07%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Sempra Energy (SRE) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

With 274,551 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $38,129,644K. Sempra Energy (SRE) generates $11,687 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $1,050 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 19.50%, a 3-Year Total Return of 33.70%, and a 5-year Total Return of 31.77%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 42.06%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.967 per share on 07/03/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.79%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 3.87.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, Sempra Energy (SRE) reported earnings of $1.10 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.16 per share, representing a -0.06 difference and 5.26% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $1.92 represented a 0.24 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $1.68 per share, which was a 14.19% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.41 per share. This estimate came from a total of 5 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $1.52 and the low estimate was $1.29. In the year-ago quarter, Sempra Energy (SRE) generated per-share earnings of $1.23. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +14.63% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 2 purchases (31,463 shares in total) and 5 sale (60,515 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 13 insider buys amounting to 68,321 shares and 22 insider sales amounting to 92,166 shares. In the past full year, 26 insider purchases were made (involving 178,781 shares) and 35 insider sell-offs equivalent to 151,126 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Sempra Energy (SRE) has a Current Ratio of 0.48, a Quick Ratio of 0.45 and a Cash Ratio of 0.03. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 147.82, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 59.65, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 41.83. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 145.24 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 50.82.