Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.455 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PCG stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 15th quarter that PCG has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $42.19, the dividend yield is 4.31%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCG was $42.19,
representing a -13.01% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.50 and
a 7.09% 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 $2.1. Zacks Investment Research reports PCG's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -18.24%, compared to an
industry average of .7%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund (
- Vanguard Utilities ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IDU with an decrease of
-5.91% over the last 100 days. XLU has the highest percent
weighting of PCG at 4.07%.