Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 63 cents per share. At a price of $80.03 as of 9:37 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.2%. The average volume for Sempra Energy has been 879,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sempra Energy has a market cap of $19.4 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 11.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Sempra Energy, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy services company. The company's San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution electricity; and sale, distribution, and transportation of natural gas in California. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.96. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Sempra Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Sempra Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Sempra Energy Ratings Report now.
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