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Sempra Energy (SRE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 18, 2014

Sempra Energy ( SRE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 18, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.66 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2015. 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 $105.24, the dividend yield is 2.51%.

The previous trading day's last sale of SRE was $105.24, representing a -8.09% decrease from the 52 week high of $114.50 and a 22.37% increase over the 52 week low of $86.

SRE is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Kinder Morgan, Inc. ( KMI ) and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. ( EPD ). SRE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.59. Zacks Investment Research reports SRE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 7.46%, compared to an industry average of 3.5%.

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 )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU )
  • iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund ( IWS ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of 7.16% over the last 100 days. PUI has the highest percent weighting of SRE at 5.13%.

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


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

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