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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PCG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. ( PCG ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.455 per share scheduled for January 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased PCG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 12th quarter that PCG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $41.49, the dividend yield is 4.39%.

The previous trading day's last sale of PCG was $41.49, representing a -11.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $47.03 and a 4.77% increase over the 52 week low of $39.60.

PCG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXC ). PCG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.15. Zacks Investment Research reports PCG's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -10.87%, compared to an industry average of -.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PCG Dividend History page.

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 ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • iShares KLD Select Social Index Fund ( KLD ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KLD with an increase of 3.48% over the last 100 days. UTHYL has the highest percent weighting of PCG at 6.59%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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