Sempra Energy (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 25, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.63 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SRE stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that SRE has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $88.03, the dividend yield is 2.86%.
The previous trading day's last sale of SRE was $88.03,
representing a -1.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $89.46 and a
37.83% increase over the 52 week low of $63.87.
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 $3.97. Zacks Investment Research reports SRE's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.1%, compared to an industry
average of 10.9%.
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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
7.49% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting
of SRE at 4%.