PG&E Corporation [NYSE: PCG] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.49% on Friday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 1.94%. The company report on December 30, 2022 that PG&E Ready to Respond to New Year’s Weather System Impacting Northern and Central California.
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As PG&E Prepares for Adverse Weather, Customers Urged to Plan for Potential Outages.
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) meteorologists are forecasting a potent storm system impacting Northern and Central California over the weekend, which will include heavy rains and gusty winds. PG&E is poised to respond to potential power outages and urges customers to be prepared as well.
Over the last 12 months, PCG stock rose by 34.71%. The one-year PG&E Corporation stock forecast points to a potential upside of 9.67. The average equity rating for PCG stock is currently 2.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $40.29 billion, with 2.47 billion shares outstanding and 2.17 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 26.47M shares, PCG stock reached a trading volume of 9488171 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on PG&E Corporation [PCG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PCG shares is $18.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PCG stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Credit Suisse have made an estimate for PG&E Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on April 26, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on August 16, 2021, representing the official price target for PG&E Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $12 to $15.50, while Wells Fargo kept a Overweight rating on PCG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for PG&E Corporation is set at 0.35, with the Price to Sales ratio for PCG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.87. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.45, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.11.
PCG Stock Performance Analysis:
PG&E Corporation [PCG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.94. With this latest performance, PCG shares gained by 3.57% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 58.79% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 34.71% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PCG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 60.26, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 59.83, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.24 for PG&E Corporation [PCG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.37, while it was recorded at 16.25 for the last single week of trading, and 12.80 for the last 200 days.
Insight into PG&E Corporation Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PG&E Corporation [PCG] shares currently have an operating margin of +10.37 and a Gross Margin at +10.37. PG&E Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -0.43.
Return on Equity for this stock declined to -0.42, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.08.
PG&E Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.
PCG Stock EPS
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for PCG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for PG&E Corporation go to 4.74%.
PG&E Corporation [PCG] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $28,560 million, or 73.20% of PCG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PCG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 219,490,888, which is approximately 15.735% of the company’s market cap and around 12.60% of the total institutional ownership; CAPITAL RESEARCH GLOBAL INVESTORS, holding 200,528,674 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.26 billion in PCG stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $3.04 billion in PCG stock with ownership of nearly -3.719% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in PG&E Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 232 institutional holders increased their position in PG&E Corporation [NYSE:PCG] by around 262,760,805 shares. Additionally, 200 investors decreased positions by around 89,395,856 shares, while 81 investors held positions by with 1,404,299,609 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,756,456,270 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PCG stock had 73 new institutional investments in for a total of 19,996,687 shares, while 75 institutional investors sold positions of 13,992,902 shares during the same period.