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Stock Valuation: Pacific Gas And Electric Co. (NYSE: PCG)

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Pacific Gas And Electric Co. is in the utilities sector and is in the regulated utilities industry. The company CEO is John R. Simon. PG&E Corp is an electric utility company that provides electricity as well as natural gas distribution, electricity generation, procurement, and transmission, and natural gas procurement, transportation, and storage.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PCG stock showed a previous change of 0.92% with an open at 14.32 and a close of 14.33. It reached an intraday high of 14.66 and a low of 14.08.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $7.4b with 518.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 516.8m shares. Trading volume reached 7,171,610 shares compared to its average volume of 41,663,343 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Pacific Gas And Electric Co. shares returned 1.78% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -40.02%. Over three months, it changed -56.55%. In one year it has changed -63.57% and within that year its 52-week high was 49.42 and its 52-week low was 5.07. PCG stock is 182.64% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 37.30 and a 50 day moving average of 18.90. Currently PCG stock is trading -61.58% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.22 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 4.45. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.62. The TTM EPS is 3.83, which comes to a TTM PE of 3.74. Historically, the PE high was 36.80 and the PE low was 3.74. PCG stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.62 (estimated)
09-30-2018:  1.13
06-30-2018:  1.16
03-31-2018:  0.91

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 0.40% of insider ownership and 114.70% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 16,861,518, which is 3.25% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.60. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is -0.52

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 0.71%, return on assets is 0.19%, profit margin is 0.25%, price-to-sales is 0.58 and price-to-book is 0.38.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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John Jones
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