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 maximum price target given was 131, implying a possible profit of 15.89 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 110, implying potential capital losses of -2.69 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 5.77 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -5.46 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.1 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.2 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 1 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of SRE to grow at a rate of -11.61 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of SRE is -1.68.

SRE has traded between a high of 117.97 and a low of 92.95 over the past year. Currently the stock is 21.61 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 4.18 percent. SRE has a P/E 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.