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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
SRE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. SRE: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SRE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.04
0.01
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.29
SRE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SRE: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SRE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.29
0.14
0.36
Interest Coverage 3.22
SRE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. SRE: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SRE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.05  Med: 3.37 Max: 5.93
Current: 3.22
3.05
5.93
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.28
WACC vs ROIC
4.68%
6.44%
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 (%) 18.64
SRE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. SRE: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.49  Med: 15.13 Max: 25.67
Current: 18.64
8.49
25.67
Net-margin (%) 12.99
SRE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. SRE: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.9  Med: 9.53 Max: 13.93
Current: 12.99
5.9
13.93
ROE (%) 12.06
SRE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. SRE: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.2  Med: 14.16 Max: 25.79
Current: 12.06
8.2
25.79
ROA (%) 3.50
SRE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. SRE: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.48  Med: 3.47 Max: 9.09
Current: 3.5
2.48
9.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.57
SRE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. SRE: 8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.87  Med: 11.67 Max: 61.74
Current: 8.57
5.87
61.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.90
SRE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SRE: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10  Med: 4.30 Max: 21.4
Current: 1.9
-10
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.50
SRE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SRE: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.9  Med: 2.70 Max: 15.3
Current: -0.5
-4.9
15.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.60
SRE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SRE: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.3  Med: 6.20 Max: 61.6
Current: -5.6
-26.3
61.6
» SRE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SRE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 266,900 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 1,915 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Signature Select Canadian Fund 44,150 sh (-4.95%)
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Q4 2014

SRE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 7,717 sh (New)
Jim Simons 912,400 sh (+241.85%)
Dodge & Cox 1,915 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

SRE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,021,200 sh (+11.92%)
Dodge & Cox 1,915 sh (unchged)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 39,450 sh (-10.65%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,121 sh (-59.56%)
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Q2 2015

SRE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 17,698 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 105,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,484,400 sh (+45.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,306 sh (+37.97%)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.08
SRE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. SRE: 17.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SRE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.72  Med: 13.85 Max: 26.19
Current: 17.08
7.72
26.19
Forward P/E 17.76
SRE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. SRE: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.80
SRE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. SRE: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SRE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.93  Med: 14.27 Max: 26.23
Current: 17.8
7.93
26.23
P/B 1.97
SRE's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SRE: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SRE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.97
1.11
2.5
P/S 2.21
SRE's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. SRE: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SRE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.61
Current: 2.21
0.84
2.61
POCF 9.96
SRE's POCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. SRE: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SRE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.3  Med: 9.23 Max: 22.28
Current: 9.96
5.3
22.28
EV-to-EBIT 16.33
SRE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.00 vs. SRE: 16.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SRE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.3  Med: 15.95 Max: 104.8
Current: 16.33
10.3
104.8
PEG 3.18
SRE's PEG is ranked lower than
59% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. SRE: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SRE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 3.05 Max: 44.46
Current: 3.18
0.74
44.46
Shiller P/E 20.65
SRE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 18.77 vs. SRE: 20.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SRE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.1  Med: 14.76 Max: 26.52
Current: 20.65
9.1
26.52
Current Ratio 0.80
SRE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SRE: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SRE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.8
0.46
1.83
Quick Ratio 0.74
SRE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SRE: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SRE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.74
0.4
1.72
Days Inventory 29.30
SRE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.96 vs. SRE: 29.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SRE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 16.55  Med: 28.06 Max: 110.26
Current: 29.3
16.55
110.26
Days Sales Outstanding 39.70
SRE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 44.97 vs. SRE: 39.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SRE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 15.14  Med: 46.89 Max: 143.15
Current: 39.7
15.14
143.15

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.93
SRE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
74% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. SRE: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SRE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.88  Med: 2.74 Max: 3.77
Current: 2.93
1.88
3.77
Dividend Payout 0.50
SRE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SRE: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SRE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.48 Max: 3
Current: 0.5
0.12
3
Dividend growth (3y) 11.20
SRE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SRE: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
SRE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -13.8  Med: 5.70 Max: 17.3
Current: 11.2
-13.8
17.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.42
SRE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. SRE: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SRE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.48  Med: 5.07 Max: 6.98
Current: 5.42
3.48
6.98
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
SRE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SRE: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
SRE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.7  Med: -0.20 Max: -26.8
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.22
SRE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SRE: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SRE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.82 Max: 2.74
Current: 2.22
1.03
2.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.57
SRE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. SRE: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SRE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.57
0.39
1.79
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.19
SRE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SRE: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SRE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.31 Max: 4.25
Current: 2.19
0.42
4.25
Price/Graham Number 1.24
SRE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
61% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. SRE: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SRE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.24
0.61
1.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.15
SRE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SRE: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1  Med: 6.30 Max: 9.7
Current: 6.15
1
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.40
SRE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. SRE: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SRE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -7.7  Med: 0.80 Max: 8.5
Current: 1.4
-7.7
8.5

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 11,383 11,972 12,710
EPS($) 4.88 5.18 5.51
EPS without NRI($) 4.88 5.18 5.51

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
Compare:GDFZY, NWE, ENLAY, EONGY, ECIFY » details
Traded in other countries:SRE.Mexico, SE4.Germany,
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 (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas), 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. The Company's SDG&E provides electricity to 3.4 million consumers and natural gas to 3.2 million consumers. It delivers the electricity through 1.4 million meters in San Diego County and an adjacent portion of southern Orange County, California. 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. SDG&E also delivers natural gas through 0.9 million meters in San Diego County and transports electricity and natural gas for others. SDG&E's service territory encompasses 4,100 square miles. Its SoCalGas is a natural gas distribution utility. It owns and operates a natural gas distribution, transmission and storage system that supplies natural gas throughout its approximately 20,000 square miles of service territory. 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 through 5.8 million meters, covering a population of 21.3 million. The Company's Sempra South American Utilities operates electric transmission and distribution utilities in Chile and Peru.
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