The Procter & Gamble Company [NYSE: PG] slipped around -3.05 points on Friday, while shares priced at $123.53 at the close of the session, down -2.41%. The company report on February 22, 2021 that Tide Loads of Hope Powered by Tide Cleaners Helps Lighten the Load for Texas Families Faced with Crisis.
Beginning February 22, all Tide Cleaners locations in Texas will provide free laundry services to help those in need following the devastating winter weather.
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Families across the state of Texas are suffering from the effects of an unprecedented string of harsh weather leaving millions without access to electricity, heat, water and much more. To help lighten the load for families in Texas, Tide Loads of Hope powered by Tide Cleaners will be offering free laundry services at all Texas Tide Cleaners locations. Tide Cleaners businesses are locally owned and operated. In an uncertain time, Tide Cleaners hopes to provide the certainty of clean clothes to the community in an effort to help those in need.
The Procter & Gamble Company stock is now -11.22% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. PG Stock saw the intraday high of $126.93 and lowest of $121.82 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 146.92, which means current price is +1.40% above from all time high which was touched on 01/06/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 7.52M shares, PG reached a trading volume of 17718788 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus 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 $150.56 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 2.40. 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.
Stifel have made an estimate for The Procter & Gamble Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on January 28, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Bernstein raised their target price to Mkt Perform. The new note on the price target was released on January 20, 2021, representing the official price target for The Procter & Gamble Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $160, while Wells Fargo analysts kept a Overweight rating on PG stock. On October 12, 2020, analysts increased their price target for PG shares from 153 to 166.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Procter & Gamble Company is set at 2.30, with the Price to Sales ratio for PG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.21. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 6.47. Price to Free Cash Flow for PG in the course of the last twelve months was 37.82 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.60.
How has PG stock performed recently?
The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.82. With this latest performance, PG shares dropped by -3.78% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -10.74% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 8.84% 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 28.83, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 24.71, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 31.79 for The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 132.83, while it was recorded at 126.37 for the last single week of trading, and 131.93 for the last 200 days.
The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]: Deeper insight into the 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 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.
Earnings analysis for The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Procter & Gamble Company posted 1.17/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.13/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.50%. 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 9.13%.
Insider trade positions for The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]
There are presently around $199,962 million, or 65.90% of PG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 217,956,036, which is approximately -1.141% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 162,134,009 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $20.03 billion in PG stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $13.46 billion in PG stock with ownership of nearly -4.911% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Procter & Gamble Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of January and at the time of the January reporting period, where 1,421 institutional holders increased their position in The Procter & Gamble Company [NYSE:PG] by around 108,039,357 shares. Additionally, 1,269 investors decreased positions by around 61,763,138 shares, while 314 investors held positions by with 1,448,929,486 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,618,731,981 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PG stock had 284 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,392,007 shares, while 81 institutional investors sold positions of 1,828,018 shares during the same period.