Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. Investors acquired 895 put options on the company. This is an increase of 685% compared to the typical daily volume of 114 put options.
Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) opened at $116.31 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.96, a current ratio of 0.40 and a quick ratio of 0.36. The company has a market capitalization of $29,170.00, a P/E ratio of 22.31, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.65 and a beta of 0.61. Sempra Energy has a 12 month low of $98.49 and a 12 month high of $122.97.
Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The utilities provider reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.04. The business had revenue of $2.68 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.64 billion. Sempra Energy had a return on equity of 8.81% and a net margin of 10.22%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.02 EPS. equities analysts predict that Sempra Energy will post 5.24 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. increased its stake in shares of Sempra Energy by 27.9% during the second quarter. Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. now owns 927 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $105,000 after buying an additional 202 shares during the period. Grove Bank & Trust increased its stake in shares of Sempra Energy by 38.3% during the second quarter. Grove Bank & Trust now owns 1,033 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $116,000 after buying an additional 286 shares during the period. WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC increased its stake in shares of Sempra Energy by 0.7% during the second quarter. WESPAC Advisors SoCal LLC now owns 1,286 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $145,000 after buying an additional 9 shares during the period. Parallel Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Sempra Energy by 49.7% during the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 1,314 shares of the utilities provider’s stock valued at $148,000 after buying an additional 436 shares during the period. Finally, Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC purchased a new position in shares of Sempra Energy during the third quarter valued at approximately $153,000. 80.62% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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Sempra Energy Company Profile
Sempra Energy is a holding company. The Company’s principal operating units are Sempra Utilities, which includes its San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E), Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and Sempra South American Utilities segments, and Sempra Infrastructure, which includes its Sempra Mexico, Sempra Renewables and Sempra LNG & Midstream segments.
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