Sempra Energy (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 15, 2014. 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 $89.46, the dividend yield is 2.82%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SRE was $89.46,
representing a -3.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $93 and a
28.37% increase over the 52 week low of $69.69.
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 $4.07. Zacks Investment Research reports SRE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as .75%, compared to an industry
average of 6.1%.
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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:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IWS with an increase of
5.87% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting
of SRE at 4.26%.