Sempra Energy (SRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 26, 2012

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Sempra Energy ( SRE ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 26, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.6 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SRE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SRE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $71.95, the dividend yield is 3.34%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SRE was $71.95, representing a -1.26% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.87 and a 35.37% increase over the 52 week low of $53.15.

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 $3.52. Zacks Investment Research reports SRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -6.9%, compared to an industry average of -3%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SRE Dividend History page.

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

  • PowerShares Dynamic Utilities ( PUI )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund ( IWR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of 8.46% over the last 100 days. PUI has the highest percent weighting of SRE at 2.68%.



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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Referenced Stocks: EPD , IWR , IWS , NGG , PUI , SRE

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