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Is PG&E Corporation(NYSE: PCG), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972. PG&E Corporation is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for PG&E Corporation, is 2638.42, and so far today it has a volume of 642118. Performance year to date since the 6/1/1972 is 23.00%.

To help you determine whether PG&E Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 33.1 and forward P/E is 17.52. PEG perhaps more useful shows that PG&E Corporation has a value for PEG of 5.48. P/S ratio is 1.88 and the P/B ratio is 1.91. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 223.54 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price PG&E Corporation is trading at, 64.22 (-0.29% today), PG&E Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.04%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 93.20%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.95, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -1.21% after growing -41.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 235.40%, and 1.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 492.82, and the number of shares float is 492.82. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 82.80%. The float short is 0.94%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.75. Management has seen a return on assets of 1.50%, and also a return on investment of 4.50%.

The ability for PG&E Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.99 and total debt/equity is 1.05. In terms of margins, PG&E Corporation has a gross margin of 66.50%, with its operating margin at 9.10%, and PG&E Corporation has a profit margin of 5.60%.

The 52 week high is -1.85%, with 40.19% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.67% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.70%.

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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