Large Outflow of Money Witnessed in Sempra Energy

Sempra Energy (SRE) : Money flow in the Sempra Energy (SRE) stock was negative (11.16 million) on Friday, which shows that the investors used the strength in the stock price to reduce their holdings. The total traded value on upticks was $18.19 million, compared to $29.35 million on downticks. The total uptick to downtick ratio was 0.62, indicating the underlying weakness in the stock. Even in block trades, money flow was negative ($9.82 million), indicating selling on the strength. The transaction value during uptick in block trades was $1.45 million. Downtick transaction value in block trades amounted to $11.28 million, indicating persistent selling. The uptick to downtick ratio was 0.13. Sempra Energy (SRE) traded $0.6 higher at $104.3 gaining 0.58% over the previous days close.


The company Insiders own 0.16% of Sempra Energy shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -68.4% . Institutional Investors own 79.76% of Sempra Energy shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -42.43%.

In a related news, Mihalik Trevor I, officer (SVP, Controller and CAO) of Sempra Energy, unloaded 5,659 shares at an average price of $106.86 on August 10, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $604,721, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE): The stock opened at $103.74 and touched an intraday high of $104.89 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $103.24, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $104.3 with a gain of 0.58% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 908,102. The stock had closed at $103.7 in the previous trading session.

Sempra Energy (SRE) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Sempra Energy (SRE), hence the stock is down -2.43% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.64% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -2.56% and the stock has fallen -0.13% in the past 1 week.

Sempra Energy is a holding company. The Companys principal operating units are San Diego Gas & Electric Company (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas); Sempra International, which includes Sempra South American Utilities and Sempra Mexico segments, and Sempra U.S. Gas & Power, which includes Sempra Renewables and Sempra Natural Gas segments. Sempra Mexico segment includes the operating companies of the Companys subsidiary, Infraestructura Energetica Nova, S.A.B. de C.V., as well as certain holding companies and risk management activity. SoCalGas and SDG&E sell, distribute and transport natural gas. The Companys units distribute electricity. SoCalGas also provides natural gas storage services.

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