The President & COO of Sempra Energy is Exercising Options

Yesterday it was reported that the President & COO of Sempra Energy (SRE), Joseph Householder, exercised options to sell 11,600 SRE shares at $55.90 a share, for a total transaction value of $1.34M.

Following Joseph Householder’s last SRE Sell transaction on December 13, 2016, the stock climbed by 18.6%. In addition to Joseph Householder, 3 other SRE executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

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Based on Sempra Energy’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $2.93 billion and quarterly net profit of $310 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.68 billion and had a net profit of $57 million. Currently, Sempra Energy has an average volume of 1.99M.

Based on 5 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $126.25, reflecting a 8.4% upside.

The insider sentiment on Sempra Energy has been negative according to 43 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Sempra Energy is an energy-service holding company, whose operating units invests in, developing and operating energy infrastructure, and provide gas and electricity services to their customers in North and South America.

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