Analysts estimate Sempra Energy (SRE) To Grow by 5.22%: Here is Why

    Sempra Energy (SRE) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Joseph A. Householder Chief Operating Officer and President with 60,295 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Dennis V. Arriola Executive Vice President and Group President, with 37,783 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 31,807 shares of SRE is Jeffrey W. Martin Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.

    Now turning to institutional ownership of Sempra Energy (SRE), PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ is the top holder with 34.99 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is VANGUARD GROUP INC with 22.76 million shares. In the third-place spot with 22.02 million shares is BLACKROCK INC..

    This company’s stock price was $141.63 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 1,035,323. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.36M. Given the fact that this stock has 276.76M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $39.20B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.44. Its Price to Sales ratio is 3.49, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 233.32, and its Price to Book ratio is 2.57.

    SRE stock has achieved a 5-day range of $138.99 to $142.91, with a total performance of +1.88% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $131.32 to $142.91, generating a +3.78% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +7.65%, trading in the range of $130.52 to $142.91.

    In the past 5 days, shares of SRE have made a new high 3 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 14 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 15 times.

    Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending Jun-19, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at $1.10. This is a 0.06 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 1.16, amounting to an earnings surprise of 5.26%. In the previous quarter, which ended in Mar-19, the consensus estimate was 1.68, making for an earnings surprise of 14.19. For the quarter ending Dec-18, EPS was reported at $1.56, generating a 6.84% earnings surprise.

    The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $1.05 billion. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $256.0 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $3.45 billion for the year, compared to $3.62 billion in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$3.79 billion, compared to -$3.95 billion, and Free Cash flow was $-337.0 million compared to the prior year’s $-324.0 million.

    Sempra Energy (SRE) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 3.6/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.01, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.28, a Debt to Equity ratio of 1.48 and a Debt to EBITDA of 4.96. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 2.43, its Piotroski F-Score is 5, its Altman Z-Score is 1.02 .

    This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 21.33, a Net Margin of 18.40, a ROE of 11.44, and a ROC of 9.12. Similarly, this company’s 3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate is 4.50, its 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate is -14.00.

    Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for SRE, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 2.96, its Price to Projected FCF is 5.41, its Price to DCF (Earnings Based) is 1.94, and its Price to Median PS Value is 1.59. This organization’s Price to Graham Number is 1.66. Meanwhile, its Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) is 4.75 and its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is -0.67.

    Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for SRE is sitting at 0.31, while its Current Ratio is 0.34 and its PEG Ratio is 10.95. This stock’s PB Ratio is 2.61, its PS Ratio is 3.48, its PE Ratio (TTM) is 20.62, its Forward PE Ratio is 23.42, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 20.80. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 31.73, its Price to Owner Earnings is 27.19, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 200.61 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 8.79.