Pure Financial Advisors Decreased Sempra Energy (SRE) Position By $1.28 Million; Griffin Asset Management Lifted Target (TGT) Holding By $468,780

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Pure Financial Advisors Inc decreased Sempra Energy (SRE) stake by 37.22% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Pure Financial Advisors Inc sold 12,119 shares as Sempra Energy (SRE)’s stock rose 2.65%. The Pure Financial Advisors Inc holds 20,438 shares with $2.19M value, down from 32,557 last quarter. Sempra Energy now has $28.87 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $109.38. About 2.03 million shares traded. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has declined 0.38% since April 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 11.93% the S&P500.

Griffin Asset Management Inc increased Target Corporation (TGT) stake by 10.34% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Griffin Asset Management Inc acquired 7,212 shares as Target Corporation (TGT)’s stock rose 4.77%. The Griffin Asset Management Inc holds 76,951 shares with $5.02 million value, up from 69,739 last quarter. Target Corporation now has $37.46 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.80% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $69.53. About 3.48M shares traded. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has risen 28.46% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.91% the S&P500.

Griffin Asset Management Inc decreased Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) stake by 4,768 shares to 122,247 valued at $10.46 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) stake by 8,014 shares and now owns 216,571 shares. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was reduced too.

Among 28 analysts covering Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Target Corporation had 88 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $75 target in Friday, May 20 report. The rating was maintained by Bernstein on Thursday, December 14 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Miller Tabak given on Friday, July 29. As per Tuesday, January 9, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Friday, January 5 to “Hold”. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 16 by Morgan Stanley. Credit Suisse reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, September 16 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, March 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 2 by Robert W. Baird. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Hold” rating and $64.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report.

Among 9 analysts covering Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Sempra Energy has $134 highest and $104 lowest target. $117.56’s average target is 7.48% above currents $109.38 stock price. Sempra Energy had 21 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Tuesday, October 10. The company was maintained on Sunday, November 5 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, February 28 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, October 11 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, August 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, May 11. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 3 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, January 25 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, August 10 with “Overweight”. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, March 6 report.

Pure Financial Advisors Inc increased Spdr Series Trust (IPE) stake by 704,304 shares to 736,551 valued at $41.43M in 2017Q4. It also upped Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) stake by 3,130 shares and now owns 20,421 shares. Ishares Tr (CMF) was raised too.

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. 121,674 were reported by Retirement Systems Of Alabama. Cubist Systematic Strategies invested in 28,602 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Chevy Chase Tru invested in 0.1% or 219,206 shares. Trust Of Vermont stated it has 0.02% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0% or 3,230 shares in its portfolio. Korea invested in 0.2% or 405,931 shares. Cleararc Cap accumulated 6,401 shares. Tru Department Mb Savings Bank N A reported 58 shares. Sector Pension Board owns 53,008 shares. 4,144 are held by Peapack Gladstone Fincl Corp. 20 were accumulated by Baystate Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability. Kcm, a California-based fund reported 31,755 shares. Highstreet Asset Mgmt reported 68 shares. Dubuque Fincl Bank & Communications accumulated 310 shares. Great Lakes Advisors Limited Liability accumulated 4,676 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

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