"Given the relative solid performance of SRE shares this quarter against a backdrop of energy and emerging market uncertainty, we now see the stock as adequately pricing in growth options through 1H15," analysts said.
"Near-term outperformance requires an increase in the 2019 EPS growth outlook, potentially driven in part by a MLP or YieldCo and significant visibility into LNG expansion," analysts added.
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Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates SEMPRA ENERGY as a Buy with a ratings score of A+. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate SEMPRA ENERGY (SRE) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins."
Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows: