Analyst Ratings for Sempra Energy (SRE)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. About 30 days ago, SRE was issued an average rating of Overweight.

8 analysts declared SRE a buy, 2 gave an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

A number of analysts gave price targets for SRE. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 131, implying a possible profit of 15.89 percent. The minimum price target given was 110, implying a possible loss of -2.69 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 5.77 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -5.46 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.1 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.2 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

SRE has an estimated earnings growth rate of -11.61 percent as forecasted by analysts. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of SRE is -1.68.

In the last 52-weeks, SRE has achieved a high of 117.97 and a low of 92.95. Currently the stock is 21.61 percent higher than its low, and 4.18 percent lower than its 52-week high. SRE has a price/earnings ratio of 19.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The SRE value stock report compares SRE to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of SRE is $28.36 billion. SRE is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.