Sempra Energy (
) 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. (
) and National Grid Transco, PLC (
). 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%.
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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 (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund (
- ProShares Ultra Utilities (
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%.