Sempra Energy stock: buy or sell

SRE stock price: $121.45 -0.75% At close on Jan 22nd, 2021

Updated on:
Jan 25th, 2021

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Sempra Energy stock brief

  • Sempra Energy closed last Friday at $121.45 after only moving a -0.75%.
  • From the chart point view, price is drawing an scaled downtrend since last November with lower tops and lower bottoms. this downtrend marked a -10.93% loss.
  • Morgan Stanley published a hold rating for Sempra Energy last Wednesday, with a forecast of $143.00
  • Sempra Energy operates as an energy-services holding company in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy Sempra Energy stock?

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Is $SRE stock a buy?

Currently, Sempra Energy stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy now. This doesn't mean we expect a selloff for $SRE in the next few days, or that it may not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Sempra Energy stock?

"To sell or not to sell", if you are holding Sempra Energy stock?. Much like when we have to buy shares, choosing when is appropiate time to sell is not a capricious decision, and we must adhere our own trading style. When selling, as well as buying, detailed setups are very simple to use and are only applicable for selling stocks you already own, not for selling short Sempra Energy stock

As a rule of thumb, you must never mantain a trade that generates higher than expected losses at the time of the buy. When to sell shares should always be ruled by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Sempra Energy stock?

Currently, Sempra Energy stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you own Sempra Energy stock and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Sempra Energy ratings

In the last 30 days, 4 ratings were published for Sempra Energy

Sempra Energy analysts' ratings - Last 30 days
Brokerage firmRating
Jan 5th, 2021
Barclays Buy
Jan 12th, 2021
KeyCorp Buy
Jan 14th, 2021
Wells Fargo & Company
Jan 20th, 2021
Morgan Stanley

Sempra Energy stock analysis

Sempra Energy accumulates a selloff of -10.93% since its latest top last November at $136.36. The stock plotted 2 consecutive lower tops.

SMAs overview

SRE stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $122.84 (1.14% above)
  • R2: $122.98 (1.26% above)
  • R3: $124.96 (2.89% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $117.80 (-3.01% below)
  • S2: $117.37 (-3.36% below)
  • S3: $114.84 (-5.44% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price broke down the lower band on January 12, the price rebounded by 5.76%

    SRE stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI broke out the oversold level of 30 on January 13 after just being in the oversold zone for just one day (what can be considered a strength sign). The RSI value last Friday was 42.91

    SRE stock RSI chart

    Sempra Energy stock price history

    Sempra Energy started trading priced at an adjusted price1 of $12.30 on Jun 1998. Since then, SRE stock surged by 887.40%, with an average of 40.34% per year. If you had invested $1,000USD in Sempra Energy stock on Jun 1998, it would be valued $9,873.98 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    SRE stock price history chart

    Price target for Sempra Energy stock

    Nobody can predict how much a stock will be priced tomorrow. However, many stock price predictions are issued every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    The following table shows the price target posted by brokerage institutions in the last month. Again, these forecasts are not direct recommendations for small traders and must not be trusted blindly.

    Averaging all price targets exposed below, the estimated price for Sempra Energy stock is $143.50. That is a 18.16% than the current price ($121.45).

    Sempra Energy stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Jan 5th, 2021
    Barclays $159.00$149.00
    Jan 12th, 2021
    KeyCorp $143.00$141.00
    Jan 14th, 2021
    Wells Fargo & Company $141.00
    Jan 20th, 2021
    Morgan Stanley $148.00$143.00

    Earnings and financials

    Sempra Energy ($SRE) hosted the quarterly shareholders call and posted the report last November. The company came out with earnings of $1.31 per share, failing to match the Market consensus estimate of $1.52 per share.

    This compares to Earnings of $1.50 per share same quarter last year, so posted EPS is a loss of -12.67%. Turnover barely moved on an annualized basis in the , from $27.6B to $26.4B last quarter.

    Sempra Energy ($SRE) is releasing quarterly earnings report late next February. Forecasted for this quarter is $1.58, compared to $1.31 that was reported for Q3.

    Sempra Energy performance

    SRE performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    Sempra Energy ($SRE) -4.00% -5.50% -3.30%

    Important note:
    The comments published in this post are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this article does not have an understanding of the specific situations of the reader, his or her own financial statements or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Opinions are provided for informational motives only

    Sempra Energy summary

    Friday, January 22nd, 2021
    Open$122.1
    Close$121.45
    Day range$120.59 - $122.71
    Previous close$122.37
    Session gain-0.75%
    Average true range$3.84
    50d mov avg$127.12
    100d mov avg$124.66
    200d mov avg$123.22
    Earnings dateFebruary 25th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Sempra Energy stock symbol?

    Sempra Energy is a public company trading in the US stock market with the SRE symbol

    Is Sempra Energy stock a buy or sell?

    Sempra Energy received 4 ratings in the last 30 days: 2 bullish, 0 bearish and 0 neutral.

    Will SRE go up?

    Sempra Energy had different price forecasts issued by market analysts in the last 30 days setting the target price to $143.50. That is a 18.16% than the current price ($121.45).