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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG)?

The company in question is, PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG) currently with a stock price of 61.18 (-0.60% today). The market cap for PG&E Corporation is 32174.65, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for PG&E Corporation is 67.53. Currently PG&E Corporation is trading with a P/E of 40.28, and a forward P/E of 16.87. Average volume for PG&E Corporation is 2860.07 and so far today it is 383927.

Performance in the last year for PG&E Corporation has been 31.29%. For EPS growth, PG&E Corporation has seen a growth of -41.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -1.80%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -8.70% over the last five years and could be 5.70% for the next five years. PG&E Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -50.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.04%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.16%.

Since the IPO date for PG&E Corporation on the 6/1/1972, PG&E Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 17.54%. With PG&E Corporation trading at 61.18, the dividend yield is 3.18%, and the EPS is 1.53.

So could PG&E Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 40.28. The PEG is 7.07, P/S is 1.91 and the P/B is at 1.83. The P/cash is 170.24, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

PG&E Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.99, and total debt/equity at 1.09.

In terms of margins, PG&E Corporation has a gross margin of 67.40%, an operating margin of 7.40% and a profit margin of 4.50%.Payout ratio for PG&E Corporation is 121.20%. Return on assets come to 1.20% with return on investment coming to 4.50%.

Insider ownership for PG&E Corporation, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 82.00%. Outstanding shares are at 522.74. While shares float is 503.38. The float short is currently 1.24%, and short ratio is 2.17.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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