Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) insider Juan Fernando Posada sold 4,878 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.80, for a total transaction of $438,044.40. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 25,429 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,283,524.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE PG) opened at $88.33 on Thursday. Procter & Gamble Company has a 12 month low of $81.18 and a 12 month high of $94.67. The company has a quick ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 0.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. The stock has a market cap of $225,078.92, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.29, a P/E/G ratio of 2.85 and a beta of 0.66.

Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) last posted its earnings results on Friday, October 20th. The company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) 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 business had revenue of $16.65 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $16.69 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.03 EPS. Procter & Gamble Company (The)’s revenue was up .8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Procter & Gamble Company will post 4.17 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 20th were given a $0.6896 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 19th. This represents a $2.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.12%. Procter & Gamble Company (The)’s dividend payout ratio is 48.51%.

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Several research firms recently commented on PG. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and set a $92.44 target price (down from $103.00) on shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. BidaskClub raised shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. Vetr raised shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $93.02 target price for the company in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. Stifel Nicolaus reissued a “hold” rating and set a $90.00 target price (up from $87.00) on shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) in a research note on Sunday, July 30th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Procter & Gamble Company (The) has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $87.81.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Holderness Investments Co. grew its position in Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 78.2% in the 1st quarter. Holderness Investments Co. now owns 21,467 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,929,000 after purchasing an additional 9,419 shares during the last quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC grew its position in Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 3.3% in the 2nd quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 137,397 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,974,000 after purchasing an additional 4,325 shares during the last quarter. Trillium Asset Management LLC grew its position in Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 2.0% in the 2nd quarter. Trillium Asset Management LLC now owns 170,302 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,842,000 after purchasing an additional 3,387 shares during the last quarter. Thomaspartners Inc. grew its position in Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 9.9% in the 1st quarter. Thomaspartners Inc. now owns 2,483,566 shares of the company’s stock worth $223,148,000 after purchasing an additional 224,714 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Whittier Trust Co. grew its position in Procter & Gamble Company (The) by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. Whittier Trust Co. now owns 287,996 shares of the company’s stock worth $25,099,000 after purchasing an additional 2,113 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 59.53% of the company’s stock.

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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG)

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