Sempra Energy (SRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 27, 2014

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Sempra Energy ( SRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.66 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased SRE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.76% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $104.72, the dividend yield is 2.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SRE was $104.72, representing a -0.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.25 and a 33.12% increase over the 52 week low of $78.67.

SRE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ) and National Grid Transco, PLC ( NGG ). SRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.29. Zacks Investment Research reports SRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.75%, compared to an industry average of 10.8%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SRE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to SRE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have SRE as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares DWA Utilities Momentum Portfolio ( PUI )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities ( XLU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS )
  • ProShares Ultra Utilities ( UPW ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is UPW with an increase of 26.39% over the last 100 days. PUI has the highest percent weighting of SRE at 5.14%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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