Truist slashes price target on Procter & Gamble Co. [PG] – find out why.

Procter & Gamble Co. [NYSE: PG] stock went on a downward path that fall over -1.03% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -0.67%. The company report on March 22, 2024 at 9:15 AM that P&G to Webcast Discussion of Third Quarter 23/24 Earnings Results on April 19.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) will webcast a discussion of its third quarter earnings results on Friday, April 19, 2024 beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET.

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Over the last 12 months, PG stock rose by 9.38%. The one-year Procter & Gamble Co. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 5.7. The average equity rating for PG stock is currently 1.85, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $377.85 billion, with 2.36 billion shares outstanding and 2.35 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 6.88M shares, PG stock reached a trading volume of 5764389 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Procter & Gamble Co. [PG]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PG shares is $170.28 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 1.85. 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.

Truist have made an estimate for Procter & Gamble Co. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 11, 2024. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Goldman raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on March 01, 2024, representing the official price target for Procter & Gamble Co. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $177, while Jefferies analysts kept a Buy rating on PG stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Procter & Gamble Co. is set at 1.64, with the Price to Sales ratio for PG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.50. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.92, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.35. Price to Free Cash Flow for PG in the course of the last twelve months was 25.60 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.44.

PG Stock Performance Analysis:

Procter & Gamble Co. [PG] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.67. With this latest performance, PG shares gained by 1.03% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 9.73% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 9.38% 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 50.97, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 45.94, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.12 for Procter & Gamble Co. [PG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 158.76, while it was recorded at 161.24 for the last single week of trading, and 152.36 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Procter & Gamble Co. Fundamentals:

Procter & Gamble Co.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.44 and a Current Ratio set at 0.64.

PG Stock EPS

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Procter & Gamble Co. posted 1.37/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.32/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.80%. 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 Procter & Gamble Co. go to 8.05%.

Procter & Gamble Co. [PG] Institutonal Ownership Details

The top three institutional holders of PG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.32 billion shares, which is approximately 8.4983%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $200.69 billion in PG stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $174.35 billion in PG stock with ownership which is approximately 5.8386%.