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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.04
SRE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. SRE: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SRE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.04
0.01
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.28
SRE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SRE: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SRE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.28
0.14
0.36
Interest Coverage 2.46
SRE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. SRE: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SRE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 3.48 Max: 5.93
Current: 2.46
3.11
5.93
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.12
WACC vs ROIC
5.02%
4.38%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.15
SRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. SRE: 14.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SRE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 16.08 Max: 18.67
Current: 14.15
11.4
18.67
Net-margin (%) 9.57
SRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.51 vs. SRE: 9.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SRE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.32  Med: 10.49 Max: 13.93
Current: 9.57
8.32
13.93
ROE (%) 8.09
SRE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. SRE: 8.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SRE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.2  Med: 12.42 Max: 20.57
Current: 8.09
8.2
20.57
ROA (%) 2.31
SRE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. SRE: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SRE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.48  Med: 3.58 Max: 4.83
Current: 2.31
2.48
4.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.76
SRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.69 vs. SRE: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SRE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.87  Med: 9.19 Max: 18.2
Current: 5.76
5.87
18.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
SRE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SRE: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SRE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10  Med: 2.7 Max: 21.4
Current: 1.4
-10
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
SRE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SRE: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SRE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5  Med: 3.8 Max: 15.3
Current: 11
-5
15.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.60
SRE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SRE: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SRE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.2  Med: 7 Max: 26.7
Current: 15.6
-11.2
26.7
» SRE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-03)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

SRE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

John Burbank 1,164,698 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,448 sh (+258.76%)
Jim Simons 1,738,800 sh (+17.14%)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund 37,750 sh (-4.31%)
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Q4 2015

SRE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 4,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,891,700 sh (+8.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,745 sh (-23.97%)
John Burbank 659,078 sh (-43.41%)
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Q1 2016

SRE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 378,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,690 sh (+42.10%)
Jim Simons 2,099,200 sh (+10.97%)
George Soros Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund 34,100 sh (-9.67%)
John Burbank 347,571 sh (-47.26%)
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Q2 2016

SRE Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Dodge & Cox 1,915 sh (New)
John Burbank 965,572 sh (+177.81%)
Jim Simons 1,953,500 sh (-6.94%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,475 sh (-61.20%)
Steven Cohen 11,000 sh (-97.10%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:SE4.Germany, SRE.Mexico,
Sempra Energy is an energy services holding company, which provides electric, natural gas and other energy products and services to its customers.

Sempra Energy was incorporated in in 1998 by a merger of parent companies of two long-established, and respected, investor-owned utilities with rich histories dating back more than a century. It is an energy services holding company, whose operating units develop energy infrastructure, operate utilities and provide related services. The Company's operations are divided between its California Utilities, which are San Diego Gas & Electric Company and Southern California Gas Company, and Sempra International and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power. SDG&E and SoCalGas are separate, reportable segments. Sempra U.S. Gas & Power also includes two reportable segments - Sempra Renewables and Sempra Natural Gas. Sempra International includes two reportable segments - Sempra South American Utilities and Sempra Mexico. SDG&E's electric energy is purchased from others or generated from its own electric generation facilities. SDG&E's electric generation facilities include Palomar Energy Center, Miramar Energy Center, Desert Star Energy Center and Cuyamaca Peak Energy Plant. Its SoCalGas is a natural gas distribution utility. It owns and operates a natural gas distribution, transmission and storage system. Its service territory extends from San Luis Obispo, California in the north to the Mexican border in the south, excluding San Diego County, the city of Long Beach and the desert area of San Bernardino County. SoCalGas provides natural gas service to residential, commercial, industrial, utility electric generation and wholesale customers. The Company's Sempra South American Utilities operates electric transmission and distribution utilities in Chile and Peru.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 27.63
SRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.37 vs. SRE: 27.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SRE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.76  Med: 14.84 Max: 61.12
Current: 27.63
7.76
61.12
Forward P/E 21.51
SRE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. SRE: 21.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.63
SRE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
79% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. SRE: 27.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SRE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.95  Med: 14.96 Max: 69.21
Current: 27.63
7.95
69.21
P/B 2.22
SRE's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SRE: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SRE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.81 Max: 2.5
Current: 2.22
1.11
2.5
P/S 2.64
SRE's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SRE: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SRE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.88
Current: 2.64
0.84
2.88
POCF 10.22
SRE's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.33 vs. SRE: 10.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SRE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.32  Med: 8.93 Max: 22.21
Current: 10.22
5.32
22.21
EV-to-EBIT 26.03
SRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. SRE: 26.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SRE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 12.9 Max: 27.7
Current: 26.03
6.2
27.7
EV-to-EBITDA 14.52
SRE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. SRE: 14.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SRE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 8.6 Max: 15.4
Current: 14.52
4.9
15.4
PEG 3.45
SRE's PEG is ranked lower than
59% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. SRE: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SRE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 3.55 Max: 76.05
Current: 3.45
1.26
76.05
Shiller P/E 22.34
SRE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.97 vs. SRE: 22.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SRE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.08  Med: 18.26 Max: 25.68
Current: 22.34
11.08
25.68
Current Ratio 0.59
SRE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SRE: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SRE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.59
0.46
1.83
Quick Ratio 0.54
SRE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. SRE: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SRE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.54
0.4
1.72
Days Inventory 27.79
SRE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.24 vs. SRE: 27.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SRE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.55  Med: 26.41 Max: 37.29
Current: 27.79
16.55
37.29
Days Sales Outstanding 41.56
SRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 47.29 vs. SRE: 41.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SRE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.28  Med: 44.75 Max: 126.68
Current: 41.56
33.28
126.68
Days Payable 116.44
SRE's Days Payable is ranked higher than
75% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 69.47 vs. SRE: 116.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SRE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 52.1  Med: 100.67 Max: 403.59
Current: 116.44
52.1
403.59

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.79
SRE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SRE: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SRE' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 2.79 Max: 3.77
Current: 2.79
1.88
3.77
Dividend Payout 0.77
SRE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
52% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. SRE: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SRE' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.48 Max: 12.58
Current: 0.77
0.15
12.58
Dividend Growth (3y) 5.30
SRE's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SRE: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SRE' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.8  Med: 5.7 Max: 17.3
Current: 5.3
-13.8
17.3
Forward Dividend Yield 2.89
SRE's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. SRE: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.88
SRE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SRE: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SRE' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 4.9 Max: 6.61
Current: 4.88
3.3
6.61
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
SRE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. SRE: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SRE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.7  Med: -0.8 Max: 5.2
Current: -0.9
-21.7
5.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 2.46
SRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SRE: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SRE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.86 Max: 2.74
Current: 2.46
1.03
2.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
SRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SRE: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SRE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.8
0.38
1.97
Price/Graham Number 1.74
SRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
72% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SRE: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SRE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.74
0.69
2.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.80
SRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. SRE: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SRE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 7.75 Max: 16.1
Current: 3.8
3.6
16.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.02
SRE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. SRE: -3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SRE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 1 Max: 8.5
Current: -3.02
-5.9
8.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,960
EPS (TTM) $ 3.78
Beta0.60
Short Percentage of Float1.47%
52-Week Range $86.72 - 114.66
Shares Outstanding (Mil)249.80

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 11,042 11,778 13,469
EPS ($) 4.91 5.14 6.09
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.91 5.14 6.09
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.68%
Dividends Per Share ($) 3.03 3.29 3.59
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