Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.455 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PCG stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 16th quarter that PCG has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $41.03, the dividend yield is 4.44%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCG was $41.03,
representing a -15.4% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.50 and
a 4.15% increase over the 52 week low of $39.40.
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 $1.62. Zacks Investment Research reports PCG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -17.45%, compared to an
industry average of .3%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IDU with an decrease of
-3.88% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent
weighting of PCG at 3.84%.