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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 29741.86. Since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972, PG&E Corporation, PCG performance year to date is 14.17%. Today PG&E Corporation, PCG has gained 0.53%, with a current price of 59.32.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.30%. 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 15.35%. The 52-week high is -8.63%, and the 52-week low is 19.96%. The average volume for PG&E Corporation, PCG is 3692800.

With a target price of 67.07, 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 38.82 and a forward P/E of 16.21. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.86. PG&E Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.76 and 1.76 respectively. For P/cash, PG&E Corporation has a value of 157.36, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 59.32, PG&E Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.30%. 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 5.66%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -1.64% 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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