Stocks of Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) traded higher last session on Wall Street, down -1.15% to $151.07.
According to the data, Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) has 27 analysts covering its stock. The consensus rating among analysts is ‘Overweight’. As we calculate the median target price by taking the range between a high of $177.00 and a low of $139.00, we find $169.00. Given the previous closing price of $152.83, this indicates a potential upside of 10.58 percent. PG stock price is now 1.17% away from the 50-day moving average and 1.41% away from the 200-day moving average. The market capitalization of the company currently stands at $356.06B.
A total of 9 analysts have issued a hold rating and 14 have given it a buy rating. Brokers who have rated the stock have averaged $165.37 as their price target over the next twelve months.
With the price target of $177, Jefferies recently initiated with Buy rating for Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG).
In other news, Keith R. Alexandra, CEO – Beauty sold 19,661 shares of the company’s stock on Nov 14. The stock was sold for $3,017,374 at an average price of $153.47. Upon completion of the transaction, the CEO – Beauty now directly owns 24,438 shares in the company, valued at $3.69 million. An SEC document containing details of the transaction can be found on the SEC’s website. On Nov 14, CEO – Beauty Keith R. Alexandra sold 4,122 shares of the business’s stock. A total of $632,621 was realized by selling the stock at an average price of $153.47. This leaves the insider owning 5,585 shares of the company worth $0.84 million. Insiders disposed of 377,151 shares of company stock worth roughly $56.98 million over the past 1 year. A total of 0.06% of the company’s stock is owned by insiders.
Friday’s opening bell rang with an opening price of $152.72 for Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG). During the past 12 months, Procter & Gamble Co. has had a low of $135.83 and a high of $158.38. As of last week, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 0.67, and a quick ratio of 0.48. According to the stock market information, the enterprise value for the company is $383.01B, which is based on a 24.56 price-to-earnings ratio, a 3.15 price-to-earnings-growth ratio, and a beta of 0.45. The fifty day moving average price for PG is $149.28 and a two-hundred day moving average price translates $149.01 for the stock.
The latest earnings results from Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) was released for Sep, 2023. According to the Household & Personal Products Company, earnings per share came in at $1.83, beating analysts’ expectations of $1.72 by 0.11. This compares to $1.58 EPS in the same period last year. The net profit margin was 17.96% and return on equity was 33.20% for PG. The company reported revenue of $21.87 billion for the quarter, compared to $20.61 billion a year earlier. Comparatively to last year’s same quarter, the company’s quarterly revenue rose 6.11 percent. For the current quarter, analysts expect PG to generate $21.68B in revenue.
Procter & Gamble Co.(PG) Company Profile
The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods worldwide. It operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments under the Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Pantene, and Rejoice brands; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products under the Olay, Old Spice, Safeguard, Secret, and SK-II brands. The Grooming segment provides shave care products and appliances under the Braun, Gillette, and Venus brand names. The Health Care segment offers toothbrushes, toothpastes, and other oral care products under the Crest and Oral-B brand names; and gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, vitamins/minerals/supplements, pain relief, and other personal health care products under the Metamucil, Neurobion, Pepto-Bismol, and Vicks brands. The Fabric & Home Care segment provides fabric enhancers, laundry additives, and laundry detergents under the Ariel, Downy, Gain, and Tide brands; and air care, dish care, P&G professional, and surface care products under the Cascade, Dawn, Fairy, Febreze, Mr. Clean, and Swiffer brands. The Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment offers baby wipes, taped diapers, and pants under the Luvs and Pampers brands; adult incontinence and feminine care products under the Always, Always Discreet, and Tampax brands; and paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers under the Bounty, Charmin, and Puffs brands. The company sells its products primarily through mass merchandisers, e-commerce, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, wholesalers, specialty beauty stores, high-frequency stores, pharmacies, electronics stores, and professional channels, as well as directly to consumers. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.