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Sempra Energy (SRE) Shareholder Pure Financial Advisors Cut Its Stake as Stock Rose; Mastercard (MA) Market Value Rose While Greystone Investment Management Has Cut Its Holding by $1.84 Million

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Pure Financial Advisors Inc decreased its stake in Sempra Energy (SRE) by 37.22% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Pure Financial Advisors Inc sold 12,119 shares as the company’s stock rose 2.65% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 20,438 shares of the natural gas distribution company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.19M, down from 32,557 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Pure Financial Advisors Inc who had been investing in Sempra Energy for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $27.79 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $105.19. About 1.48 million shares traded. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has declined 0.38% since May 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.93% the S&P500.

Greystone Investment Management Llc decreased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (MA) by 29.09% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Greystone Investment Management Llc sold 12,169 shares as the company’s stock rose 14.37% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 29,657 shares of the business services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $4.49M, down from 41,826 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Greystone Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Mastercard Incorporated for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $199.58B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $191.17. About 2.46 million shares traded. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) has risen 54.12% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.57% the S&P500.

Pure Financial Advisors Inc, which manages about $1.02B and $403.16 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Spdr Series Trust (MDYV) by 11,101 shares to 17,648 shares, valued at $1.82M in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Spdr Series Trust (IPE) by 704,304 shares in the quarter, for a total of 736,551 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr Index Shs Fds (GNR).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.27 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.08, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 34 investors sold SRE shares while 165 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 185 raised stakes. 192.21 million shares or 2.89% less from 197.93 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Glenmede Trust Na accumulated 13,592 shares. Amer Assets Investment Management Ltd Liability has 5,000 shares. Huber Capital Management Lc accumulated 9,700 shares. Hutchinson Cap Ca invested 0.13% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Highstreet Asset Mngmt reported 68 shares stake. Eaton Vance holds 0.43% or 1.67 million shares in its portfolio. Winfield Incorporated holds 0.01% or 115 shares. Global owns 4.25 million shares. Reaves W H Incorporated reported 1.08M shares or 3.64% of all its holdings. Retirement Sys Of Alabama stated it has 121,674 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Aviva Public Ltd holds 192,752 shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Kentucky Retirement Tru Fund holds 0.12% or 6,668 shares. World Asset Management holds 0.07% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) or 20,922 shares. Evercore Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) or 492 shares. Stonebridge Advsr Lc has invested 0.26% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE).

Another recent and important Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Sempra Energy 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” on May 08, 2018.

Since April 5, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $6.14 million activity. $5.51 million worth of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) was sold by REED DEBRA L. $433,530 worth of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) shares were sold by ROWLAND G JOYCE.

Analysts await Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) to report earnings on August, 3. They expect $1.22 earnings per share, up 10.91% or $0.12 from last year’s $1.1 per share. SRE’s profit will be $322.25M for 21.56 P/E if the $1.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.43 actual earnings per share reported by Sempra Energy for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.69% negative EPS growth.

Among 11 analysts covering Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Sempra Energy had 24 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Monday, May 21 by Argus Research. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Monday, January 25. As per Sunday, July 23, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) earned “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 10. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, August 27 with “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 12. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, May 8. BMO Capital Markets maintained Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) on Friday, August 4 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, June 8 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, October 1 with “Buy”.

Analysts await Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $1.54 earnings per share, up 40.00% or $0.44 from last year’s $1.1 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.61 billion for 31.03 P/E if the $1.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.50 actual earnings per share reported by Mastercard Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.67% EPS growth.

More recent Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Tracking Stephen Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital Portfolio – Q1 2018 Update” on May 25, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Mastercard: Is It Overvalued?” on May 16, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Mastercard jumps after revenue guidance lift” with publication date: May 02, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.02, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 46 investors sold MA shares while 492 reduced holdings. 131 funds opened positions while 356 raised stakes. 764.78 million shares or 1.94% less from 779.91 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Millennium Ltd Liability has 0.09% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Boston Advisors holds 0.29% or 88,918 shares in its portfolio. Gm Advisory Gp stated it has 0.15% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Beck Capital Mgmt Limited Company has invested 0.2% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Hall Laurie J Trustee invested in 14,965 shares or 1.29% of the stock. Moreover, Howland Capital Management Ltd Llc has 0.05% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). First Bank Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based fund reported 3,238 shares. Suffolk Mgmt Limited Liability Company invested in 30,678 shares. Brave Asset Mgmt has invested 0.13% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Coho Prtn Ltd has invested 0.01% in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA). Whittier Tru Of Nevada Inc has 0.13% invested in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 9,924 shares. Next Century Growth invested in 0.4% or 21,176 shares. Jackson Square Prns Limited Liability Com holds 3.99% or 5.19M shares in its portfolio. 4,879 were accumulated by Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership. Gradient Lc holds 43 shares.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $59.23 million activity. Another trade for 30,628 shares valued at $5.53 million was sold by Murphy Timothy H. On Monday, April 2 the insider Haythornthwaite Richard sold $866,104. $2.61M worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) shares were sold by McLaughlin Edward Grunde. 17,496 Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) shares with value of $3.25M were sold by Vosburg Craig. The insider BANGA AJAY sold 239,020 shares worth $44.45M. $1.09M worth of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was sold by CARLUCCI DAVID R.

Among 40 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 35 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 131 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 9 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of MA in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, July 18. On Tuesday, August 29 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) earned “Neutral” rating by Guggenheim on Tuesday, November 1. On Thursday, December 28 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy”. S&P Research downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $103 target in Friday, October 30 report. Bernstein maintained Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) on Monday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, February 11 by Bank of America.

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