What are analysts Suggestions on: Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG)

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Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) reported its last earnings on Aug 02 BMO (BMO = before market open, AMC= after market close). The company will report its next earnings on Oct 21 – Oct 25 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.79/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.74/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.05/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 6.8%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Procter & Gamble Company (The) and for the current quarter 18 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.98/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.93/share and a High Estimate of $1.01/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 15 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Procter & Gamble Company (The) as 16.49 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Procter & Gamble Company (The) is 16.15 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 16.85 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 16.53 Billion.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for PG to be 0%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 3.8%. For the next 5 years, Procter & Gamble Company (The) is expecting Growth of 6.77% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -0.97% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Procter & Gamble Company (The), where 6 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 5 analysts have given a Buy signal, 10 said it’s a HOLD, 2 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 18 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Procter & Gamble Company (The) might touch $105 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $92.28 and $76 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Procter & Gamble Company (The) got Upgrade on 15-Aug-16 where investment firm B. Riley & Co. Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Buy.

Procter & Gamble Company (The) closed its last trading session at $86.85 with the gain of 0.63%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 233.6 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $87.57 and 52-week low of $67.33. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 1.33% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.03% and 8.81% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Aug 15, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Sep 14, 2015.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.76 and Average Volume (3 months) is 7.11 million. Procter & Gamble Company (The) P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 25.06 and Forward P/E ratio of 20.79.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 8%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 17.4%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 11.6%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Procter & Gamble Company (The) currently shows a Weekly Performance of 0.95%, where Monthly Performance is 1.86%, Quarterly performance is 8.79%, 6 Months performance is 8.88% and yearly performance percentage is 30.73%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 12.81%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 0.72% and Monthly Volatility of 0.92%.