The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading


The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Analysts Recommendations and Insider Trading

Procter & Gamble to increase supplier base sourcing from women

Procter & Gamble to increase supplier base sourcing from women

The company reached its 52-Week high of $90.33 on Oct 10, 2016 and 52-Week low of $79.1 on April 27, 2016.

Several other brokerages also recently issued reports on PG.

Most recently Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG)'s price target was revised on 2/7/17 and according to 17 analysts stock's price will reach at $90.53 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 9.43. Shares of The Procter & Gamble Company's (PG) are trading -1.08% downward from the 52-week high mark and 14.01% above from the fifty two-week low mark. The Market Cap of the company stands at 227.56 Billion. Cohen & Steers Inc. now owns 20,623,882 shares of the company's stock worth $4,473,320,000 after buying an additional 20,428,486 shares in the last quarter. Procter & Gamble Company (The) now has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of $89.90.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) stock is presently standing at about $87.97 and lots of equity research firms seem to have a target price set on the stock. The company had a trading volume of 20,123,406 shares. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $86.07 and its 200-day moving average price is $86.19. JPMorgan Chase & Co. has 10 buy ratings, 13 holds and 1 sells even after the stock tumbled -1.33% from its high of $88.17 to a $310.65 billion market value through Feb 10, 2017. Procter & Gamble Company has a one year low of $79.10 and a one year high of $90.33.

Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) last issued its earnings results on Friday, January 20th. The company reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.02. Procter & Gamble Company (The) had a return on equity of 18.58% and a net margin of 23.44%. The firm earned $16.90 billion during the quarter. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.98 EPS. Vetr's target price would suggest a potential downside of 3.37% from the stock's previous close. Current year EPS projections for Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) set at $3.85 according to the sentiments of 19 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.81 and highest earnings estimates are $3.89. Most recently on 1/9/17 the stock of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) downgraded by Goldman from Neutral to Sell. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide trademark and copyright law. The company had revenue of $16856.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $16773.88 million. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 18th. This represents a $2.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.03%.

Among analysts who offered their Analysis on The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG)-6 analysts issued Strong buy for the stock, 5 analysts have given a Buy rating, 8 think it's a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform, while 0 analyst issued a Sell rating. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. According to Finviz reported data, the stock now has Earnings per Share (EPS) (ttm) of $3.46. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.00, for a total value of $870,000.00. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 37,835 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,291,645. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 27 earnings reports, the company has topped earnings-per-share estimates 83% percent of times. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 67.12% of the company's stock.

Peltz said December 5 his firm had been building a stake in a new company, without identifying its target. Global X Management Co. MA raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 33.9% in the second quarter.

Trian Fund Management, the activist fund co-founded by Nelson Peltz, Peter May and Ed Garden, revealed a new stake in consumer company Procter & Gamble Co. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 198.8% in the third quarter.

The Procter & Gamble Company is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods to the consumers across the world.