The 10-second takeaway
Comparing the upcoming quarter to the prior-year quarter, average analyst estimates predict PG&E's revenues will increase 8.7% and EPS will wane -12.3%.
The average estimate for revenue is $3.90 billion. On the bottom line, the average EPS estimate is $0.71.
Last quarter, PG&E recorded revenue of $3.67 billion. GAAP reported sales were 0.9% higher than the prior-year quarter's $3.64 billion.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Dollar amounts in millions. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
Last quarter, non-GAAP EPS came in at $0.63. GAAP EPS of $0.55 for Q1 were 1.8% lower than the prior-year quarter's $0.56 per share.
Source: S&P Capital IQ. Quarterly periods. Non-GAAP figures may vary to maintain comparability with estimates.
For the preceding quarter, gross margin was 27.4%, 170 basis points worse than the prior-year quarter. Operating margin was 13.7%, 60 basis points better than the prior-year quarter. Net margin was 6.5%, 10 basis points better than the prior-year quarter.
The full year's average estimate for revenue is $15.60 billion. The average EPS estimate is $2.62.
The stock has a three-star rating (out of five) at Motley Fool CAPS, with 286 members out of 307 rating the stock outperform, and 21 members rating it underperform. Among 88 CAPS All-Star picks (recommendations by the highest-ranked CAPS members), 84 give PG&E a green thumbs-up, and four give it a red thumbs-down.
Of Wall Street recommendations tracked by S&P Capital IQ, the average opinion on PG&E is outperform, with an average price target of $44.50.
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