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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Sempra Energy

(NYSE:

SRE

) is tomorrow, December 27, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 63 cents per share. At a price of $89.59 as of 9:50 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.8%.

The average volume for Sempra Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sempra Energy has a market cap of $21.86 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 26.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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.

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TheStreet Ratings rates

Sempra Energy

TheStreet Recommends

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

Sempra Energy Ratings Report

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