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How can I purchase Sempra Energy (SRE) common stock?

You can purchase Sempra Energy's common stock through our Direct Stock Purchase Plan by calling our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) at (877) 773-6772 or on-line at www.astfinancial.com. There is an initial investment requirement of at least $500.

Does Sempra offer a dividend reinvestment plan or direct stock purchase plan?

Yes, our Direct Stock Purchase Plan provides an economical and convenient method of purchasing Sempra Energy's common stock directly through our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) and our Dividend Reinvestment Plan allows shareholders to reinvest all or a portion of their cash dividends. Please contact AST at (877) 773-6772 to obtain more information on both plans.

Who is Sempra Energy's transfer agent?

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST).

How can I reach the transfer agent?

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) can be contacted via telephone at (877) 773-6772, via email at help@astfinancial.com or website at www.astfinancial.com.

For mail delivery:
Sempra Energy
c/o American Stock Transfer &Trust
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219

What is the stock symbol and CUSIP number for Sempra Energy's common stock?

Sempra Energy's stock symbol is SRE, and the CUSIP is 816851109.

What exchange is Sempra Energy's common stock (SRE) listed?

Sempra Energy's common stock (stock symbol SRE) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

How do I sell my shares of Sempra Energy (SRE) common stock?

If you hold your shares with our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) you can sell your common stock by either accessing your account online at www.astfinancial.com or by calling AST at (877) 773-6772. If you hold your shares in street name, you will need to contact your securities dealer or broker directly.

How can I purchase preferred stock for companies owned by Sempra Energy?

To purchase any of Sempra Energy's subsidiary's preferred stock, please contact a securities dealer or broker directly.

How do I replace a lost stock certificate?

You may begin the certificate replacement process by calling our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST), at (877) 773-6772. There is a replacement fee of $25.00 plus 3% of the fair market value of the lost certificate.

How do I change the address or name on my shareholder account?

You may change the address or name on your shareholder account by accessing your account online at www.astfinancial.com or calling American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) at (877) 773-6772.

What if I am a shareholder of record and have not received the most recent dividends?

If you have not received your dividend check within 7 – 10 business days of the payment date, please contact our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) at (877) 773-6772 and they will issue you a replacement check.

How do I replace a stale, lost, or stolen dividend check?

If you have not received your dividend check within 7-10 business days of the payment date, or have misplaced the check or believe it was lost in the mail, please contact our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) at (877) 773-6772 and request a replacement check. AST will research the status of the check(s). If the check(s) is outstanding, a stop payment will be placed on the lost check, and they will replace it and forward it to the mailing address reflected on your account.

Has Sempra Energy had any stock splits?

No, Sempra Energy has not had any stock splits since inception. For information on Sempra Energy's related company's stock splits, please call our Shareholder Services department at (877) 736-7727.

How can I determine the tax/cost basis of my Sempra shares for tax reporting?

We recommend you contact a tax advisor in order to obtain your cost basis. For assistance in determining the purchase date and purchase price of your shares, please call our Shareholder Services department at (877) 736-7727.

If my shares have been escheated, who do I contact?

If your shares have been escheated, you should contact the State Controller's Office of the state in which you live. If you live in the state of California, the State Controller's Office can be reached via telephone (800) 992-4647 or visit their website at http://www.sco.ca.gov/upd_msg.html.

What is the current market price for Sempra Energy's common stock?

The market price of Sempra Energy's common stock can be found at https://sempra.gcs-web.com/stock-information.cfm.

How can I figure out the value of my Sempra Energy common stock account?

The value of your common stock is computed by multiplying the total number of shares you currently hold by the current market price of Sempra Energy's common stock. Go to https://sempra.gcs-web.com/stock-information.cfm to get the current market price of Sempra Energy's common stock.

Have there been any name changes or mergers in the company's history?

Enova Corporation merged with Pacific Enterprises on June 26, 1998 to form Sempra Energy. Each share of Enova Corporation common stock was exchanged for 1 share of Sempra Energy common stock (i.e. 100 shares of Enova Corporation = 100 shares of Sempra Energy). Each share of Pacific Enterprises common stock was exchanged for 1.5038 shares of Sempra Energy common stock (i.e. 100 shares of Pacific Enterprises = 150.38 shares of Sempra Energy). For additional information regarding the inception of Sempra Energy, please call our Shareholder Services department at (877) 736-7727.

How do I get a duplicate 1099 statement for any tax year?

Please call our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) at (877) 773-6772 to request a duplicate 1099 form. You can also obtain a duplicate 1099 form online by accessing your account at AST through their website www.astfinancial.com.

How do I get a duplicate statement of my DRP account?

You may call our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST) at (877) 773-6772 to request a duplicate DRP statement or you may obtain one online by accessing your AST account at www.astfinancial.com.