Pacific Gas & Electric Co. ( PCG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.49 per share is scheduled to be paid on January 15, 2017. Shareholders who purchased PCG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that PCG has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $61.28, the dividend yield is 3.2%.
The previous trading day's last sale of PCG was $61.28, representing a -6.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $65.43 and a 20.99% increase over the 52 week low of $50.65.
PCG is a part of the Public Utilities sector, which includes companies such as Duke Energy Corporation ( DUK ) and Exelon Corporation ( EXCU ). PCG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.67. Zacks Investment Research reports PCG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 19.73%, compared to an industry average of -1.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to PCG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have PCG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Russell Top 200 Pure Value Portfolio ( PXLV )
- ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF ( TOLZ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXLV with an increase of 13.03% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PCG at 1.45%.