Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.455 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2014. Shareholders who purchased PCG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
18th quarter that PCG has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $47.73, the dividend yield is 3.81%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCG was $47.73,
representing a -1.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.64 and
a 21.07% increase over the 52 week low of $39.43.
PCG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes
companies such as Duke Energy Corporation (
) and Exelon Corporation (
). PCG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.78. Zacks Investment Research reports PCG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.7%, compared to an
industry average of 1.5%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to PCG through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PCG as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (
- Market Vectors Uranium & Nuclear Energy ETF (
- ProShares Ultra Utilities (
The top-performing ETF of this group is UPW with an increase of
27.7% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent weighting
of PCG at 4.04%.