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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 63.44 (-0.39% today). The market cap for PG&E Corporation is 32162.18, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for PG&E Corporation is 67.7. Currently PG&E Corporation is trading with a P/E of 41.52, and a forward P/E of 17.32. Average volume for PG&E Corporation is 2805.09 and so far today it is 1837700.

Performance in the last year for PG&E Corporation has been 32.61%. For EPS growth, PG&E Corporation has seen a growth of -41.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -1.51%. 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 -0.53%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 10.25%.

Since the IPO date for PG&E Corporation on the 6/1/1972, PG&E Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 21.14%. With PG&E Corporation trading at 63.44, the dividend yield is 3.09%, and the EPS is 1.53.

So could PG&E Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 41.52. The PEG is 7.29, P/S is 1.91 and the P/B is at 1.88. The P/cash is 170.17, 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 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 83.00%. Outstanding shares are at 506.97. While shares float is 497.88. The float short is currently 0.87%, and short ratio is 1.55.

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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