Analyzing Sempra Energy (SRE) and JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH (JSYN)
Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) and JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH (NASDAQ:JSYN) are both utilities companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and earnings.
This table compares Sempra Energy and JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
88.5% of Sempra Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 20.5% of JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Sempra Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk and Volatility
Sempra Energy has a beta of 0.37, indicating that its stock price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH has a beta of 0.02, indicating that its stock price is 98% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Sempra Energy pays an annual dividend of $3.58 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH does not pay a dividend. Sempra Energy pays out 66.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Sempra Energy has increased its dividend for 7 consecutive years.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Sempra Energy and JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Sempra Energy presently has a consensus price target of $123.29, suggesting a potential upside of 6.27%. Given Sempra Energy’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Sempra Energy is more favorable than JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Sempra Energy and JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sempra Energy||$11.21 billion||2.83||$257.00 million||$5.42||21.40|
Sempra Energy has higher revenue and earnings than JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH.
Sempra Energy beats JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Sempra Energy
Sempra Energy, together with its subsidiaries, invests in, develops, and operates energy infrastructure, as well as provides electric and gas services in the United States and internationally. The company's San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity. This segment also sells, distributes, and transports natural gas. Its Southern California Gas Company segment owns and operates a natural gas distribution, transmission, and storage system that supplies natural gas. The company's Sempra South American Utilities segment develops, owns, operates, or holds interests in electric transmission, distribution, and generation infrastructure facilities. Its Sempra Mexico segment owns, develops, and operates natural gas transmission pipelines; liquid petroleum gas and ethane systems; electric generation facilities; a natural gas distribution utility; and liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification terminals, as well as associated storage terminals. The company's Sempra Renewables segment develops, owns, operates, or holds interests in wind and solar power generation facilities. Its Sempra LNG & Midstream segment develops, owns, operates, or holds interests in LNG, and natural gas midstream assets and operations in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The company primarily serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. Sempra Energy was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.
About JENSYN ACQUISIT/SH
Jensyn Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. It intends to acquire, through a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or other similar business combination, and one or more operating businesses. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Freehold, New Jersey.
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