Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) insider Ioannis Skoufalos sold 2,880 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $88.75, for a total transaction of $255,600.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) traded down $0.82 during trading on Monday, reaching $88.43. 5,941,700 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 7,429,534. The company has a current ratio of 0.91, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. Procter & Gamble Company has a 12-month low of $81.18 and a 12-month high of $94.67. The company has a market cap of $223,940.00, a P/E ratio of 22.22, a PEG ratio of 2.85 and a beta of 0.66.

Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 20th. The company reported $1.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.07 by $0.02. Procter & Gamble Company (The) had a net margin of 23.72% and a return on equity of 20.35%. The firm had revenue of $16.65 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $16.69 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $1.03 EPS. The business’s revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that Procter & Gamble Company will post 4.17 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 20th were issued a $0.6896 dividend. This represents a $2.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 19th. Procter & Gamble Company (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 73.80%.

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Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 0.4% in the 3rd quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio now owns 1,826,601 shares of the company’s stock valued at $166,184,000 after buying an additional 8,009 shares in the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP acquired a new position in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) in the 3rd quarter valued at $865,000. Coastline Trust Co raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 1.6% in the 3rd quarter. Coastline Trust Co now owns 53,532 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,871,000 after buying an additional 841 shares in the last quarter. Aldebaran Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter. Aldebaran Financial Inc. now owns 47,224 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,296,000 after buying an additional 816 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Truepoint Inc. raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 8,711.3% in the 3rd quarter. Truepoint Inc. now owns 26,889,686 shares of the company’s stock valued at $26,890,000 after buying an additional 26,584,514 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 59.53% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $88.23 target price (down from $99.00) on shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) in a research report on Thursday. Vetr downgraded shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $90.38 target price for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) from $91.00 to $90.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus set a $87.00 target price on shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the stock. Procter & Gamble Company (The) presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $87.81.

Procter & Gamble Company (The) Company Profile

The Procter & Gamble Company is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods to the consumers across the world. The Company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care, and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Company sells its products in approximately 180 countries and territories primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores and pharmacies.

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