Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 27, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.455 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased PCG stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the
14th quarter that PCG has paid the same dividend. At the current
stock price of $44.73, the dividend yield is 4.07%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCG was $44.73,
representing a -7.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.50 and
a 13.54% 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 $1.91. Zacks Investment Research reports PCG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.27%, compared to an
industry average of 5.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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:
- Ml Utilities Hldr1240 (UTHYL)
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Utilities (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
- First Trust Utilities AlphaDEX Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IDU with an increase of
3.24% over the last 100 days. UTHYL has the highest percent
weighting of PCG at 6.59%.