The Procter & Gamble Company [NYSE: PG] price surged by 1.43 percent to reach at $1.9. The company report on June 24, 2021 that P&G Ventures Announces Four Finalists in Latest Innovation Challenge.
Finalists to Share Their Pitches on July 14; Winner Will Receive $10,000.
P&G Ventures, the early stage startup studio within P&G (NYSE:PG), has announced the four finalists in its latest Innovation Challenge, which will be held online on Wednesday, July 14 at 1pm ET.
A sum of 24504908 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 8.95M shares. The Procter & Gamble Company shares reached a high of $135.54 and dropped to a low of $132.95 until finishing in the latest session at $134.92.
The one-year PG stock forecast points to a potential upside of 8.8. The average equity rating for PG stock is currently 2.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on 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 $147.94 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 2.50. 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.
UBS have made an estimate for The Procter & Gamble Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on June 24, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Citigroup dropped their target price from $165 to $150. The new note on the price target was released on April 21, 2021, representing the official price target for The Procter & Gamble Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $141, while Stifel analysts kept a Hold rating on PG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Procter & Gamble Company is set at 1.65, with the Price to Sales ratio for PG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.35. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.26. Price to Free Cash Flow for PG in the course of the last twelve months was 39.57 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.
PG Stock Performance Analysis:
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 2.19. With this latest performance, PG shares dropped by -2.32% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -1.04% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 14.45% 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 51.81, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 55.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.93 for The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 135.15, while it was recorded at 133.41 for the last single week of trading, and 135.44 for the last 200 days.
Insight into The Procter & Gamble Company 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 0.50 and a Current Ratio set at 0.70.
PG Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Procter & Gamble Company posted 1.16/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.01/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 14.90%. 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 8.68%.
The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $212,726 million, or 65.70% of PG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 214,845,521, which is approximately -1.427% of the company’s market cap and around 0.11% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 163,107,910 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $22.01 billion in PG stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $14.07 billion in PG stock with ownership of nearly -4.346% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Procter & Gamble Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 1,455 institutional holders increased their position in The Procter & Gamble Company [NYSE:PG] by around 54,419,966 shares. Additionally, 1,313 investors decreased positions by around 64,606,575 shares, while 317 investors held positions by with 1,457,653,368 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,576,679,909 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PG stock had 140 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,066,544 shares, while 137 institutional investors sold positions of 5,223,996 shares during the same period.