Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) insider Juan Fernando Posada sold 9,005 shares of Procter & Gamble stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.09, for a total transaction of $739,220.45. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.
Juan Fernando Posada also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, November 20th, Juan Fernando Posada sold 4,878 shares of Procter & Gamble stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.80, for a total transaction of $438,044.40.
Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) opened at $82.60 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $208,230.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.32, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.57 and a beta of 0.51. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.94 and a quick ratio of 0.79. Procter & Gamble Co has a 12 month low of $78.59 and a 12 month high of $94.67.
Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. The company reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.05. The business had revenue of $17.40 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.39 billion. Procter & Gamble had a net margin of 15.34% and a return on equity of 20.66%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.08 earnings per share. sell-side analysts forecast that Procter & Gamble Co will post 4.21 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 19th were paid a $0.6896 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, January 18th. This represents a $2.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.34%. Procter & Gamble’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 74.59%.
Several analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $99.00 target price on shares of Procter & Gamble in a report on Monday, December 18th. Wells Fargo & Co reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $88.00 target price on shares of Procter & Gamble in a report on Sunday, December 17th. Deutsche Bank assumed coverage on shares of Procter & Gamble in a report on Tuesday, December 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $91.88 target price for the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Procter & Gamble from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $102.00 target price for the company in a report on Monday, January 8th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of Procter & Gamble from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $77.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $88.38.
Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Procter & Gamble during the 4th quarter worth $103,000. Asset Planning Services Ltd. lifted its position in shares of Procter & Gamble by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Asset Planning Services Ltd. now owns 1,191 shares of the company’s stock worth $104,000 after purchasing an additional 5 shares during the last quarter. Earnest Partners LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Procter & Gamble during the 4th quarter worth $110,000. Harding Loevner LP purchased a new stake in shares of Procter & Gamble during the 2nd quarter worth $119,000. Finally, Cerebellum GP LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Procter & Gamble during the 4th quarter worth $122,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 59.85% of the company’s stock.
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Procter & Gamble Company Profile
The Procter & Gamble Company is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods to the consumers across the world. The Company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care, and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Company sells its products in approximately 180 countries and territories primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores and pharmacies.
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