SEMPRA ENERGY DECLARES COMMON DIVIDEND
SAN DIEGO, June 6, 2000 -- The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today declared a quarterly dividend of 25 cents per share of common stock. The current dividend is payable July 15, 2000, to shareholders of record on June 21, 2000.
Additionally, regular quarterly preferred dividends were declared by the following subsidiaries:
San Diego Gas and Electric: Cumulative Preferred 5% Series $0.25 per share Cumulative Preferred 4.60% Series $0.23 per share Cumulative Preferred 4.50% Series $0.225 per share Cumulative Preferred 4.40% Series $0.22 per share Preference Stock (Cumulative) $1.7625 Series $0.440625 per share Preference Stock (Cumulative) $1.70 Series $0.425 per share Preference Stock (Cumulative) $1.82 Series $0.455 per share Southern California Gas: 6% Preferred Series $0.375 per share 6% Series “A” Preferred $0.375 per share Pacific Enterprises: $4.36 Preferred $1.09 per share $4.40 Preferred $1.10 per share $4.50 Preferred $1.125 per share $4.75 Preferred (2 Series) $1.1875 per share
Each of the preferred dividends is payable on July 15, 2000, to shareholders of record on June 21, 2000.
Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), based in San Diego, is a Fortune 500 energy services holding company with 12,000 employees and revenues of nearly $5.5 billion. Through its eight principal subsidiaries -- Southern California Gas Company, San Diego Gas & Electric, Sempra Energy Solutions, Sempra Energy Trading, Sempra Energy International, Sempra Energy Resources, Sempra Communications and Sempra Energy Financial -- Sempra Energy serves more than 9 million customers in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico and South America.