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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 30572.81. Since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972, PG&E Corporation, PCG performance year to date is 16.36%. Today PG&E Corporation, PCG has gained -1.37%, with a current price of 59.63.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 84.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 112.90%. Return of assets are at 1.30%, with return on investment at 4.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, PG&E Corporation, PCG is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.95. While Total debt/equity is 1.03. With a profit margin of 4.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 68.10%, and operating margin of 7.80%. PG&E Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year PG&E Corporation, PCG has seen a EPS growth of -41.30%. A performance for the year of 18.37%. The 52-week high is -8.15%, and the 52-week low is 20.52%. The average volume for PG&E Corporation, PCG is 356124.

With a target price of 65.72, 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 36.18 and a forward P/E of 16.52. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.51. PG&E Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.79 and 1.75 respectively. For P/cash, PG&E Corporation has a value of 430.6, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 59.63, PG&E Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.24%. We see a return on equity of 5.00%.

Looking more long-term PG&E Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.56%. 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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