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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 64.55 (0.61% today). The market cap for PG&E Corporation is 31619.33, and is in the sector Utilities, and Electric Utilities industry. The target price for PG&E Corporation is 63.77. Currently PG&E Corporation is trading with a P/E of 32.97, and a forward P/E of 17.45. Average volume for PG&E Corporation is 2614.43 and so far today it is 1302503.

Performance in the last year for PG&E Corporation has been 29.17%. For EPS growth, PG&E Corporation has seen a growth of -41.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to -1.21%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -8.70% over the last five years and could be 6.04% for the next five years. PG&E Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.90%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 235.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.83%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 15.04%.

Since the IPO date for PG&E Corporation on the 6/1/1972, PG&E Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 22.52%. With PG&E Corporation trading at 64.55, the dividend yield is 3.05%, and the EPS is 1.95.

So could PG&E Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 32.97. The PEG is 5.46, P/S is 1.87 and the P/B is at 1.9. The P/cash is 222.67, 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 1.05.

In terms of margins, PG&E Corporation has a gross margin of 66.50%, an operating margin of 9.10% and a profit margin of 5.60%.Payout ratio for PG&E Corporation is 93.20%. Return on assets come to 1.50% with return on investment coming to 4.50%.

Insider ownership for PG&E Corporation, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 82.80%. Outstanding shares are at 492.82. While shares float is 492.82. The float short is currently 0.94%, and short ratio is 1.76.

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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