During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.02 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Sempra Energy will post 5.24 EPS for the current fiscal year. The firm owned 2,360,290 shares of the utilities provider's stock after acquiring an additional 161,370 shares during the period. Strs Ohio has invested 0.34% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has risen 8.27% since November 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.43% the S&P500.
Wesbanco Bank Inc increased its stake in Merck & Co (MRK) by 2.67% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Adirondack Research & Management Inc holds 144,914 shares with $4.67 million value, up from 117,687 last quarter. The stock decreased 0.58% or $1.38 on November 17, reaching $238.02. About 390,413 shares traded. (NYSE:MRK) has risen 16.86% since November 17, 2016 and is uptrending.
Shares of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) traded down 0.26% during trading on Friday, reaching $111.85. Therefore 63% are positive. Capital Interest Sarl has 0.42% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Sempra Energy's quarterly revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter previous year. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $117.0 target. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Sempra Energy from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 10. RBC Capital Markets maintained Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) rating on Sunday, October 1. Sempra Energy now has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $116.69. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with "Buy" on Monday, November 6. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. The stock of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 24 by Vetr.
Analysts await Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $1.36 EPS, down 10.53% or $0.16 from last year's $1.52 per share. SRE's profit will be $341.50M for 22.01 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $4.51 with 251.00M shares presently outstanding.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.04, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 48 investors sold FB shares while 553 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 200.08 million shares or 0.33% more from 199.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Trust Of Vermont invested in 1,976 shares. Korea Corporation has 0.22% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). California State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 0.12% stake. Cap Planning Limited Liability has 5,115 shares. Cutter & Communication Brokerage Incorporated owns 16,981 shares. 1,695,303 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,113,944. Prudential Inc invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). 9,703 were reported by Shelton Mngmt. Brookfield Asset Mgmt holds 0.3% or 494,946 shares. Hanson Doremus Invest Management has 0.01% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Sentry Invests Corp reported 99,715 shares. Guggenheim Cap Lc owns 0.11% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 381,422 shares. Williams Partners LP New (ACMP) was raised too.
Since May 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.61 million activity.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.46 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.08, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. The total value of its holdings increased 3.8%. 33 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. Engineers Gate Manager L P, New York-based fund reported 66,480 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 2,526 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pnc Financial Group Inc invested 0% in Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI). Wells Fargo And Mn reported 893,908 shares. Livingston Gp Asset Company (Operating As Southport Cap Management) invested in 0.43% or 6,501 shares. Breton Hill accumulated 35,719 shares or 0.21% of the stock. Aqr Ltd holds 0% or 8,631 shares in its portfolio. Hanseatic Mngmt Service stated it has 0.49% in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB). (NYSE:OMI). Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0% of its portfolio in Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) for 12,370 shares. Gamco Investors Inc Et Al reported 193,650 shares stake. Carmignac Gestion holds 4.67M shares.
Since May 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $372,118 activity. $71,556 worth of Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) shares were sold by Kordahi Rony Camil. Shares for $300,562 were sold by DAVIS ERIKA T on Tuesday, May 23.
Among 53 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 49 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Owens & Minor had 11 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, July 7 by Jefferies. As per Sunday, August 27, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 7 by Bank of America. The stock of Merck & Co., Inc. The company was maintained on Monday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, April 21. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, September 1. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Thursday, June 8 to "Equal-Weight".
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