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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: PG&E Corporation, PCG

PG&E Corporation, PCG is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, PG&E Corporation, PCG  has a market cap of 31793.05. Since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972, PG&E Corporation, PCG performance year to date is 16.14%. Today PG&E Corporation, PCG has gained -1.19%, with a current price of 60.82.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 121.20%. Return of assets are at 1.20%, with return on investment at 4.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, PG&E Corporation, PCG is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.99. While Total debt/equity is 1.09. With a profit margin of 4.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 67.40%, and operating margin of 7.40%. PG&E Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.9.

For the last year PG&E Corporation, PCG has seen a EPS growth of -41.30%. A performance for the year of 29.60%. The 52-week high is -7.05%, and the 52-week low is 30.86%. The average volume for PG&E Corporation, PCG is 3613400.

With a target price of 67.53, can PG&E Corporation, PCG reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of PG&E Corporation, PCG. PG&E Corporation has a P/E of 39.8 and a forward P/E of 16.67. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.99. PG&E Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.89 and 1.81 respectively. For P/cash, PG&E Corporation has a value of 168.22, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 60.82, PG&E Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.22%. We see a return on equity of 4.50%.

Looking more long-term PG&E Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.70%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -1.80% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -41.30% for this year and for the last five years a -8.70% growth has been seen.

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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