The stock of Sempra (SRE) has gone up by 3.44% for the week, with a 5.64% rise in the past month and a 1.58% rise in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.70%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 1.89% for SRE. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 2.30% for SRE’s stock, with a simple moving average of -1.15% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Sempra (NYSE: SRE) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for Sempra (NYSE: SRE) is above average at 16.77x, while the 36-month beta value is 0.74.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 10 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 7 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Sempra (SRE) is $80.96, which is $8.53 above the current market price. The public float for SRE is 628.74M, and currently, short sellers hold a 1.04% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of SRE on November 21, 2023 was 2.85M shares.

SRE) stock’s latest price update

Sempra (NYSE: SRE)’s stock price has soared by 0.24 in relation to previous closing price of 72.26. Nevertheless, the company has seen a gain of 3.44% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-17 that The near-term prospects of the Zacks Gas Distribution industry, along with systematic investment to strengthen infrastructure and efficiently supply natural gas to customers, should boost the performance of SRE, ATO, SWX and MDU.

Analysts’ Opinion of SRE

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SRE stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for SRE by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for SRE in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $156 based on the research report published on August 23, 2023 of the current year 2023.

SRE Trading at 3.09% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought SRE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.90% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.89%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.70%, as shares surge +6.30% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.78% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, SRE rose by +3.44%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -7.08% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $71.02. In addition, Sempra saw -6.26% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at SRE starting from Martin Jeffrey W, who sale 19,260 shares at the price of $146.09 back on Mar 15. After this action, Martin Jeffrey W now owns 1 shares of Sempra, valued at $2,813,736 using the latest closing price.

MIHALIK TREVOR I, the Executive VP and CFO of Sempra, sale 2,306 shares at $148.50 during a trade that took place back on Mar 01, which means that MIHALIK TREVOR I is holding 21,362 shares at $342,441 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for SRE

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Sempra stands at +13.75. The total capital return value is set at 6.35, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.30. Equity return is now at value 10.04, with 3.44 for asset returns.

Based on Sempra (SRE), the company’s capital structure generated 108.64 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 52.07. Total debt to assets is 37.52, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 95.62. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 44.29.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.30, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.36. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.14 and the total asset turnover is 0.21. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.60.

Conclusion

In a nutshell, Sempra (SRE) has experienced a mixed performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.