Financial Health Check: Examining Sempra (SRE)’s Key Ratios

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Sempra (NYSE: SRE) closed the day trading at $76.48 down -0.91% from the previous closing price of $77.18. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.91 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.38 million shares were traded. SRE stock price reached its highest trading level at $76.935 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $76.08.


For a better understanding of SRE, let’s look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.57 and its Current Ratio is at 0.62. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.09 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.01.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, BMO Capital Markets on January 11, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Outperform and sets its target price to $84 from $76 previously.

On January 03, 2024, Ladenburg Thalmann started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $81.50.

JP Morgan Upgraded its Neutral to Overweight on December 12, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $78 to $86.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 17 ’24 when MARK RICHARD J bought 1,925 shares for $77.97 per share. The transaction valued at 150,092 led to the insider holds 5,420 shares of the business.

BIRD JUSTIN CHRISTOPHER sold 6,278 shares of SRE for $443,227 on Mar 08 ’24. The Executive Vice President now owns 13,434 shares after completing the transaction at $70.60 per share. On Mar 08 ’24, another insider, Sedgwick Karen L, who serves as the Executive VP and CFO of the company, sold 3,624 shares for $70.59 each. As a result, the insider received 255,818 and left with 39,400 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, SRE now has a Market Capitalization of 48400064512 and an Enterprise Value of 86450044928. As of this moment, Sempra’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 16.93, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 14.84. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.87. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 3.56 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.71. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 6.264 whereas that against EBITDA is 16.587.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, SRE has reached a high of $78.83, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $63.75. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 4.72%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 6.36%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, SRE traded about 3.21M shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, SRE traded about 3015210 shares per day. A total of 632.85M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 632.57M. Insiders hold about 0.04% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 90.41% stake in the company. Shares short for SRE as of 1715731200 were 12293126 with a Short Ratio of 3.83, compared to 1713139200 on 10926822. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 12293126 and a Short% of Float of 2.16.

Dividends & Splits

SRE’s forward annual dividend rate is 2.40, up from 2.4 a year ago. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.03109614The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 3.09.

Earnings Estimates

Sempra (SRE) is currently under the scrutiny of 7.0 analysts, each contributing to the ongoing evaluation of its stock.On average, analysts expect EPS of $1.01 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $1.07 and a low estimate of $0.95, while EPS last year was $0.94. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.13, with high estimates of $1.19 and low estimates of $1.0.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $4.9 and $4.71 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $4.8. EPS for the following year is $5.16, with 17.0 analysts recommending between $5.4 and $5.07.

Revenue Estimates

3 analysts predict $3.48B in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $3.62B to a low estimate of $3.34B. As of the current estimate, Sempra’s year-ago sales were $3.33BFor the next quarter, 3 analysts are estimating revenue of $3.73B. There is a high estimate of $3.97B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $3.59B.

A total of 10 analysts have provided revenue estimates for SRE’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $17.57B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $14.81B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $16.26B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $16.72BBased on 10 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $17.05B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $19.09B and the low estimate is $15.59B.

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