Daily Ratings & News for Procter & Gamble Company

P&G is known for its strong brand recognition, diversified portfolio, impressive product development capabilities and marketing prowess as well as strong cash flow productivity. However, it has been struggling over the past few quarters to boost sales. This represents a $2.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.15%. "Importantly, its productivity improvements and aggressive cost-saving efforts have consistently improved margins with the trend expected to continue in future quarters".

Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. Analysts rating the company a 4 or 5 indicate a Sell recommendation.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) stands at -4.24 while the industry's and the sector's growth for next 5 years ticked at 7.75 and 12.86 respectively. For the current year the company's revenue estimates are $65.2B compared to low analyst estimates of $64.13B and high estimates of $66.31B according to the projection of 20 analysts. 17 Analysts reported that the Price Target for The Procter & Gamble Company might touch $106 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $89.59 and $76 respectively. Procter & Gamble Company (The)'s payout ratio is now 71.66%.

12/22/2016 - Procter & Gamble Company (The) was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at SunTrust.

During the last trading period, the peak price level of the share was $85.30; it means it is top price of day and down price level of the share was $84.59; it means minimum price of the day at which price share traded. The company broadcasts music plus sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather programs, including various music genres ranging from rock, pop and hip-hop to country, dance, jazz, Latin, and classical; live play-by-play sports from principal leagues and colleges; multitude of talk and entertainment channels for various audiences; national, international, and financial news; and local traffic and weather reports for 21 metropolitan markets. The firm has a SMA 50 (Simple Moving Average) of 3.69% and a SMA 200-(Simple Moving Average) of 16.61%. The High end of the Estimate is $17.1 Billion, while the Low end of the Estimate is $16.23 Billion.

Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 25th.

Over the past five trading sessions shares of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) are 1.94%; 0.82% for the month; -1.62% for the last quarter; 0.83% for the past six-months; and 15.28% for the last 12 months. The business had revenue of $16.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.49 billion.

Procter & Gamble Co. had a return on equity of 17.95% and a net margin of 16.27%. The difference between the estimated and actual earnings was $0.05 per share. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.04 EPS.

At time of writing this, the stock added 3.71 percent. The stock was sold at an average price of $86.90, for a total transaction of $267,738.90. The last close places the company's stock about $0.05 off its 52 week high of $58.63 and $15.2 above the 52 week low of $43.38.

A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of PG.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) went down -0.33% during trading on 01/18/2017, closing at $84.93. The company's stock has grown by -1.6 percent in the past 5 years. Stratford Consulting LLC increased its stake in Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 0.6% in the second quarter.

Company latest quarter ended on 30 Sep 2016. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 9.3%. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 14,962 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,300,197.80. Finally, Global X Management Co. The Procter & Gamble is based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Global X Management Co. Now shares have been rated as "Buy" from 4 Analysts. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 67.27% of the company's stock.

In fiscal 2017, the company expects foreign exchange headwinds and minor brand divestures to reduce sales growth by two to three percentage points and expects its all-in sales to be in line with fiscal 2016.

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