Key Insights on PG&E Stock – What Investors Should Know

Large-cap Utilities company PG&E has moved -1.0% so far today on a volume of 3,533,691, compared to its average of 13,189,591. In contrast, the S&P 500 index moved -0.0%.

PG&E trades -9.4% away from its average analyst target price of $20.17 per share. The 13 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $16.0 to $23.0, and on average have given PG&E a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying PCG should be aware of the facts below:

  • PG&E's current price is 9.9% above its Graham number of $16.63, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • PG&E has moved 10.9% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 26.1%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 1.12, PG&E has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 16.3 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • PCG has a forward P/E ratio of 12.3 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $1.48 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 1.37 — a number near or below 1 signifying that PG&E is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.52 compared to its sector average of 1.71

  • PG&E Corporation, through its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, engages in the sale and delivery of electricity and natural gas to customers in northern and central California, the United States.

  • Based in Oakland, the company has 28,010 full time employees and a market cap of $47.79 Billion. PG&E currently returns an annual dividend yield of 0.1%.

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