Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (NYSE:PCG) could surge as high as $71


Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (NYSE:PCG) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $65.72. The stock traded with the volume of 3.05 Million in the last trading session. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. opened at $60.62 and closed by showing a decrease of -0.46%. The Bid price in the last session was $59.12 x 100 and the Ask price was $61.24 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has the Market Capitalization of 30.57 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $65.43 and 52-Week Low of $50.65 and it touched its 52-week high on Jul 6, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. reported its last Earnings on Nov 04 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.94/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $1.09/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $-0.15/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of -13.8%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 16 – Feb 20 (Est.).

Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of 156%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be -23.2%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of -4.89% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 5.56% per annum.

16 number of analysts also provided their insight on Pacific Gas & Electric Co., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $65.72. They also projected Low Price Target as $60 while High Price Target is set at $71.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 4 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 9 reported it as Buy.5 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. annual Divided is 1.96 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.24%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 36.18 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 16.52. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.79 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.75, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 430.6 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 1.3 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 5% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 4.6%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 1.33% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 0.09 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 0.76 percent.

A look at performance overview of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. depicts that Performance (Week) is 2.2 percent while Performance Month is -0.87%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -1.51% and Half Year Performance value stands at 1.83%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 18.37 percent. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has its YTD performance of 16.36 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 7 Aug 2016 where Officer Thomason (David S.) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 630 shares were traded at a price of $0. Another insider trade includes Officer Kane (Julie M.) who also initiated a transaction in which 1091 shares were traded on 28 May 2016 as “Sell”. On 25 May 2016 Director Fowler (Fred J) traded 2357 shares as “Buy” at $0. Director Smith (Anne Shen) Buy 2357 shares on 25 May 2016 at the price of $0.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm RBC Capital Mkts on 15-Jul-16 who Upgrade the stock from Sector Perform to Outperform. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 27-Jan-16, Goldman took an action “Upgrade” from Neutral to Buy. On 26-Jan-16, the stock was Upgrade to Overweight by Morgan Stanley.