The Procter & Gamble Company [NYSE: PG] closed the trading session at $160.52 on 01/10/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $160.17, while the highest price level was $163.12. The company report on January 6, 2022 that P&G VENTURES ANNOUNCES LADY PATCH AS WINNER OF THE 2022 VIRTUAL CES INNOVATION CHALLENGE.
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The stocks have a year to date performance of -1.87 percent and weekly performance of -1.46 percent. The stock has been moved at 17.19 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 4.70 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 12.79 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 7.47M shares, PG reached to a volume of 7975994 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 $157.61 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.
BofA Securities 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 05, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Deutsche Bank raised their target price from $160 to $163. The new note on the price target was released on October 04, 2021, representing the official price target for The Procter & Gamble Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $138, while UBS analysts kept a Neutral rating on PG stock. On April 21, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for PG shares from 165 to 150.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Procter & Gamble Company is set at 2.29, with the Price to Sales ratio for PG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.04. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 8.61, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.28. Price to Free Cash Flow for PG in the course of the last twelve months was 56.86 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.
PG stock trade performance evaluation
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 -1.46. With this latest performance, PG shares gained by 4.70% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 17.19% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 16.45% 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 56.06, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.28, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 59.33 for The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 152.96, while it was recorded at 162.75 for the last single week of trading, and 142.42 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 +24.43 and a Gross Margin at +51.43. The Procter & Gamble Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +18.79.
Return on Total Capital for PG is now 22.96, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 20.32. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 30.80, with Return on Assets sitting at 11.92. 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 70.81. Additionally, PG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 41.45, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 27.52. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 52.14, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 29.96.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] managed to generate an average of $141,644 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 17.10 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.63.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.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for The Procter & Gamble Company [PG] stock
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 6.93%.
The Procter & Gamble Company [PG]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $246,385 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 214,745,187, which is approximately -0.041% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 155,027,422 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $24.89 billion in PG stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $16.65 billion in PG stock with ownership of nearly -0.357% of the company’s market capitalization.
1,366 institutional holders increased their position in The Procter & Gamble Company [NYSE:PG] by around 44,093,760 shares. Additionally, 1,248 investors decreased positions by around 42,211,657 shares, while 395 investors held positions by with 1,448,612,192 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,534,917,609 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PG stock had 111 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,647,409 shares, while 84 institutional investors sold positions of 2,126,068 shares during the same period.