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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PCG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2014

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. ( PCG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.455 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased PCG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 17th quarter that PCG has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of PCG was $44.71, representing a -7.81% decrease from the 52 week high of $48.50 and a 13.41% increase over the 52 week low of $39.43.

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 $1.84. Zacks Investment Research reports PCG's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.63%, compared to an industry average of 1.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the PCG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( XLU )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Utilities Index Fund ( IDU )
  • Vanguard Utilities ETF ( VPU ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLU with an increase of 4.11% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of PCG at 3.8%.

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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