The Procter & Gamble Company [NYSE: PG] surged by $1.57 during the normal trading session on Monday and reaching a high of $145.33 during the day while it closed the day at $144.49. The company report on October 8, 2020 that Old Spice Announces 10-Year Commitment to Help Increase High School Graduation Rates for Young Guys By 2030.
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The Procter & Gamble Company stock has also gained 3.66% of its value over the past 7 days. However, PG stock has inclined by 15.51% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 19.45% and gained 15.68% year-on date.
The market cap for PG stock reached $356.53 billion, with 2.49 billion shares outstanding and 2.48 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 6.09M shares, PG reached a trading volume of 5791275 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PG shares is $140.22 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PG stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Jefferies have made an estimate for The Procter & Gamble Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 12, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Jefferies dropped their target price from $130 to $128. The new note on the price target was released on March 30, 2020, representing the official price target for The Procter & Gamble Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $119 to $117, while Stifel kept a Buy rating on PG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Procter & Gamble Company is set at 2.24, with the Price to Sales ratio for PG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.03. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.86, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 6.56. Price to Free Cash Flow for PG in the course of the last twelve months was 54.51 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.
PG stock trade performance evaluation
The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.66. With this latest performance, PG shares gained by 4.60% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 19.45% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 19.32% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for PG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 72.34, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 79.24, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 69.36 for The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 137.43, while it was recorded at 141.87 for the last single week of trading, and 123.93 for the last 200 days.
The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] shares currently have an operating margin of +23.10 and a Gross Margin at +51.18. The Procter & Gamble Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +18.36.
Return on Total Capital for PG is now 20.47, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 18.84. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 27.80, with Return on Assets sitting at 11.05. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 76.55. Additionally, PG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 43.36, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 29.50. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 53.02, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 29.45.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] managed to generate an average of $131,586 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 15.54 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.60.The Procter & Gamble Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Procter & Gamble Company posted 1.37/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.24/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 10.50%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for PG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Procter & Gamble Company go to 7.15%.
The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $230,658 million, or 65.50% of PG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 223,118,903, which is approximately -2.701% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 164,626,849 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $23.79 billion in PG stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $16.85 billion in PG stock with ownership of nearly -1.393% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Procter & Gamble Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 1,249 institutional holders increased their position in The Procter & Gamble Company [NYSE:PG] by around 91,901,643 shares. Additionally, 1,216 investors decreased positions by around 94,098,524 shares, while 299 investors held positions by with 1,410,360,575 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,596,360,742 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PG stock had 121 new institutional investments in for a total of 10,847,871 shares, while 92 institutional investors sold positions of 1,434,218 shares during the same period.