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How to buy PG-and-E Corporation stock
Learn how to easily invest in PG-and-E Corporation stock.
PG&E Corporation is an utilities-regulated electric business based in the US. PG-and-E Corporation shares (PCG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PG-and-E Corporation employs 24,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
How to buy shares in PG-and-E Corporation
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – PCG – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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What's in this guide?
- PCG shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is PCG stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is PCG suitable for ethical investing?
- Are PCG shares over-valued?
- PG-and-E Corporation's financials
- How volatile are PCG shares?
- Does PG-and-E Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have PCG shares ever split?
- Other common questions
PG-and-E Corporation stock price (NYSE: PCG)Use our graph to track the performance of PCG stocks over time.
PG-and-E Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$12.71|
|52-week range||$8.24 - $13.01|
|50-day moving average||$12.19|
|200-day moving average||$10.71|
|Wall St. target price||$15.31|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.21|
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Is it a good time to buy PG-and-E Corporation stock?
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PG-and-E Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-13)||-0.31%|
|1 month (2021-12-20)||6.01%|
|3 months (2021-10-20)||10.43%|
|6 months (2021-07-20)||34.93%|
|1 year (2021-01-20)||3.84%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||-2.83%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||75.80%|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||61.36|
Is PG-and-E Corporation stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing PG-and-E Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of PG-and-E Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
PG-and-E Corporation's P/E ratio
PG-and-E Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 42x. In other words, PG-and-E Corporation shares trade at around 42x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
PG-and-E Corporation's PEG ratio
PG-and-E Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 5.2311. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into PG-and-E Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
PG-and-E Corporation's EBITDA
PG-and-E Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $6.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a PG-and-E Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
PG-and-E Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$20.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||13.15%|
|Gross profit TTM||$5.9 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||1.66%|
|Return on equity TTM||-181.17%|
|Market capitalisation||$25.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
PG-and-E Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like PG-and-E Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
PG-and-E Corporation's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 46.8
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and PG-and-E Corporation's overall score of 46.8 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 92nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like PG-and-E Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
PG-and-E Corporation's environmental score
Environmental score: 8.8/100
PG-and-E Corporation's environmental score of 8.8 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that PG-and-E Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
PG-and-E Corporation's social score
Social score: 28.37/100
PG-and-E Corporation's social score of 28.37 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that PG-and-E Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
PG-and-E Corporation's governance score
Governance score: 12.13/100
PG-and-E Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that PG-and-E Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
PG-and-E Corporation's controversy score
Controversy score: 5/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. PG-and-E Corporation scored a 5 out of 5 for controversy – the lowest score possible, reflecting that PG-and-E Corporation's public profile has been damaged by multiple incidents.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||46.8|
|Total ESG percentile||92.28|
|Environmental score percentile||5|
|Social score percentile||5|
|Governance score percentile||5|
|Level of controversy||5|
PG-and-E Corporation share dividends
We're not expecting PG-and-E Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have PG-and-E Corporation's shares ever split?
PG-and-E Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 17 July 1983. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your PG-and-E Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for PG-and-E Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted PG-and-E Corporation's share price.
PG-and-E Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, PG-and-E Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $8.24 up to $13.01. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while PG-and-E Corporation's is 1.4009. This would suggest that PG-and-E Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
PG-and-E Corporation overview
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. It generates electricity using nuclear, hydroelectric, fossil fuel-fired, fuel cell, and photovoltaic sources. As of December 31, 2020, the company owns and operates approximately 18,000 circuit miles of interconnected transmission lines, 35 electric transmission substations, approximately 108,000 circuit miles of distribution lines, 68 transmission switching substations, and 758 distribution substations; and natural gas transmission, storage, and distribution system consisting of approximately 43,500 miles of distribution pipelines, approximately 6,300 miles of backbone and local transmission pipelines, and various storage facilities. It serves residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers, as well as natural gas-fired electric generation facilities. The company was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. .
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of PG-and-E Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 24.107% of PG-and-E Corporation shares are held by insiders and 76.86% by institutions. How many people work for PG-and-E Corporation?
Latest data suggests 24,000 work at PG-and-E Corporation. When does the fiscal year end for PG-and-E Corporation?
PG-and-E Corporation's fiscal year ends in December. Where is PG-and-E Corporation based?
PG-and-E Corporation's address is: 77 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA, United States, 94177 What is PG-and-E Corporation's ISIN number?
PG-and-E Corporation's international securities identification number is: US69331C1080 What is PG-and-E Corporation's CUSIP number?
PG-and-E Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 69331C108
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