Market Moving Stocks: Procter & Gamble Co (PG), Facebook Inc (FB)


Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG)

Stock’s Trading Stats:

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) is trading up with a percentage change of 0.97% and is at $80.90 right now. The Company’s market capitalization stands at $216.32 Billion in the current trading Session whereas, its outstanding shares are 2.66 Billion.

Recent Press Release:

With 100 days until the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Procter & Gamble Co (PG), maker of Tide, Pampers and Head & Shoulders debuted the newest installment of its award-winning “Thank You, Mom” campaign by releasing the new video, “Strong.”

The critically acclaimed films from P&G’s previous Olympic Games campaigns, ‘Pick Them Back Up’, ‘Kids’ and ‘Best Job’, are among the most viewed Olympic Games videos of all time and “Strong” builds on that tradition of storytelling, with a fresh new take on the pivotal role moms play in their kids’ lives.

“Strong” was directed by Hollywood director Jeff Nichols, whose work includes the recently released and much talked about film, Midnight Special. “Strong” will appear in full form digitally as a two-minute video or in short form on television in more than thirty countries.


  • 86% want their children to feel their presence and the impact of their parenting even when they can’t be together
  • 67% of moms agree it’s more important to set a good example for their children than to be involved in every single aspect of day-to-day caring of their children
  • After becoming a mom, women said that they appreciated their own mothers more, recognizing her patience (54%), empathy (42%) and emotional strength (41%)

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)

Stock’s Trading Stats:

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is declining -0.20% percent and is at $117.34 in the Real-Time trading session. The stock’s market capitalization stands at $338.13 Billion with outstanding shares of 2.31 Billion.

Recent Press Release:

Facebook Inc (FB) on April 27, 2016 stated financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016.

First Quarter 2016 Operational Highlights

  • Daily active users (DAUs) – DAUs were 1.09 billion on average for March 2016, a boost of 16% year-over-year.
  • Mobile DAUs – Mobile DAUs were 989 million on average for March 2016, a boost of 24% year-over-year.
  • Monthly active users (MAUs) – MAUs were 1.65 billion as of March 31, 2016, a boost of 15% year-over-year.
  • Mobile MAUs – Mobile MAUs were 1.51 billion as of March 31, 2016, a boost of 21% year-over-year.

First Quarter 2016 Other Financial Highlights

  • Mobile advertising revenue – Mobile advertising revenue represented about 82% of advertising revenue for the first quarter of 2016, up from 73% of advertising revenue in the first quarter of 2015.
  • Capital expenditures – Capital expenditures for the first quarter of 2016 were $1.13 billion.
  • Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities – Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities were $20.62 billion at the end of the first quarter of 2016.
  • Free cash flow – Free cash flow for the first quarter of 2016 was $1.85 billion.