Sempra Energy (SRE) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

Cornelia Mascio
Aprile 17, 2018

Sempra Energy now has $29.19B valuation. Over the past 5 trading days, the stock has moved -0.82%.Over the past 12 weeks, the stock has seen a change of 4.34%.

In total 5 analysts cover Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). SRE underperformed the S&P 500 by 11.93%.

Buckingham Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Disney Walt Co (DIS) by 27.66% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Its up 66.29% from 8,900 shares previously. It also reduced Cincinnati Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CINF) stake by 12,043 shares and now owns 41,255 shares. Investment Advisors LP now owns 28,550 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $3,053,000 after purchasing an additional 5,010 shares in the last quarter. Horizon Investment Services LLC now owns 6,416 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $686,000 after buying an additional 581 shares during the period. Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG) has risen 44.03% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.65% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q4 2017. The company reported $1.52 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.49 by $0.03. It increased, as 34 investors sold Sempra Energy shares while 165 reduced holdings. 185 rose holdings while 67 funds bought holdings. Finally, Guggenheim reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $121.00 price target on shares of Sempra Energy in a research report on Monday, November 7th. This is a positive change from Sempra Energy's previous quarterly dividend of $0.82. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Limited Liability Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE).

NYSE SRE traded up $0.35 on Friday, hitting $110.62. Kistler invested in 0.02% or 557 shares. Its recent Oncor buyout has added Texas' largest electric transmission and distribution provider to Sempra Energy's portfolio. Assetmark Inc has 334 shares. Fil Ltd owns 11,289 shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 0.01% stake. On Tuesday, March 6 the stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has "Neutral" rating given by JP Morgan. Clifford Swan Inv Counsel Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 7,894 shares. Cohen Steers Incorporated has 21,332 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. A total of 2,170,538 shares exchanged hands during the intra-day trade contrast with its average trading volume of 2.19M shares, while its relative volume stands at 0.99. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,050 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $805,000 after buying an additional 579 shares during the period. Moreover, Td Asset Mngmt has 0.03% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 212,475 shs.

Partners Group Holding Ag decreased Transcanada Corp (NYSE:TRP) stake by 70,500 shares to 523,200 valued at $25.54M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Emerson Elec Co (NYSE:EMR) stake by 40,000 shares and now owns 5,000 shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Sempra Energy from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $125.00 price target for the company in a report on Wednesday, March 28th. Therefore 62% are positive. Sempra Energy had 21 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. About 4.71 million shares traded. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, January 3 by Wells Fargo.

The stock rating of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) was lowered by analysts at Merrill Lynch to a "Hold". On Friday, September 15 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold". As per Friday, December 22, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Thursday, June 8. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Sunday, November 5 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, April 12 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight". On Wednesday, January 3 the company was maintained by Wells Fargo. They set a buy rating and a $124.00 price target for the company.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $194,780 activity. The stock was sold at an average price of $109.81, for a total transaction of $433,529.88. Shares for $5.51 million were sold by REED DEBRA L on Thursday, April 5.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q4 2017. Its up 8.92, from 0.96 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 156 investors sold CELG shares while 478 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. Morgan Stanley reported 1.79 million shares. 63,286 were reported by Gulf Intl Financial Bank (Uk) Limited. Murphy Cap Mgmt has invested 0.36% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board stated it has 76,703 shares. Vantage Inv Advsrs Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 133 shares. Tarbox Family Office invested in 0% or 119 shares. Tiaa Cref Investment Mngmt holds 1.39M shares. Susquehanna Gp Limited Liability Partnership, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 58,803 shares. Montag A And Assocs stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). San Francisco Sentry Investment Group Inc (Ca) holds 243 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd invested in 950 shares. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab holds 0.11% or 102,048 shares in its portfolio. The institutional investor held 14,854 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $1.60 million, up from 11,636 at the end of the previous reported quarter. This has been announced in an analyst note released on 22 December. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with "Neutral". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, September 14 by Jefferies. The stock of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by J.P. Morgan. The stock has "Peer Perform" rating by Wolfe Research on Monday, July 31. The rating was upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, January 19 to "Buy". The company was maintained on Thursday, May 11 by BMO Capital Markets. Suntrust Robinson maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, April 29 report.

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