Sempra Energy's Preferred Stock, Series B Shares Cross 6.5% Yield Mark
In trading on Friday, shares of Sempra Energy's 6.75% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series B (Symbol: SRE.PRB) were yielding above the 6.5% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $6.75), with shares changing hands as low as $103.53 on the day. This compares to an average yield of 5.87% in the "Utilities" preferred stock category, according to Preferred Stock Channel. As of last close, SRE.PRB was trading at a 4.35% premium to its liquidation preference amount, versus the average premium of 17.87% in the "Utilities" category.
The chart below shows the one year performance of SRE.PRB shares, versus SRE:
Below is a dividend history chart for SRE.PRB, showing historical dividend payments on Sempra Energy's 6.75% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series B:
In Friday trading, Sempra Energy's 6.75% Mandatory Convertible Preferred Stock, Series B (Symbol: SRE.PRB) is currently up about 0.1% on the day, while the common shares (Symbol: SRE) are up about 0.1%.
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