Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) Institutional Investor Sentiment

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Sentiment for Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG)

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) institutional sentiment is 0.78 in 2019 Q2. Its the same as in 2019Q1. The ratio is neither positive nor negative, as only 621 institutional investors opened new and increased stock positions, while 792 sold and decreased holdings in Procter & Gamble Co. The institutional investors in our partner’s database reported: 1.57 billion shares, up from 1.50 billion shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Procter & Gamble Co in their top 10 stock positions increased from 177 to 183 for an increase of 6. Sold All: 43 Reduced: 749 Increased: 490 New Position: 131.

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods to clients in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Greater China, Latin America, India, the Middle East, and Africa. The company has market cap of $305.35 billion. The companyÂ’s Beauty segment offers hair care products, including conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments; and skin and personal care products, such as antiperspirant and deodorant, personal cleansing, and skin care products. It has a 85.32 P/E ratio. It markets its products under Head & Shoulders, Pantene, Rejoice, Olay, Old Spice, Safeguard, and SK-II brands.

The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $122.01. About 4.45M shares traded. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 47.18% since September 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.18% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on October, 18. They expect $1.24 EPS, up 10.71 % or $0.12 from last year’s $1.12 per share. PG’s profit will be $3.10B for 24.60 P/E if the $1.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.10 actual EPS reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.73 % EPS growth.

Trian Fund Management L.P. holds 42.39% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company for 36.63 million shares. Cedar Rock Capital Ltd owns 12.09 million shares or 31.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gamble Jones Investment Counsel has 26.37% invested in the company for 2.81 million shares. The Ohio-based Schulhoff & Co Inc has invested 15.12% in the stock. Lenox Wealth Management Inc., a Ohio-based fund reported 431,736 shares.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 80% of Procter & Gamble’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Procter & Gamble, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $10600 while the high is $12900. The stock’s average target of $118 is -3.29% below today’s ($122.01) share price. PG was included in 9 notes of analysts from March 28, 2019. Morgan Stanley maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Wednesday, July 31 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, June 28. Barclays Capital upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $11200 target in Wednesday, April 24 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, June 17 by Deutsche Bank. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $111 target in Friday, March 29 report. Wells Fargo upgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) rating on Monday, April 8. Wells Fargo has “Outperform” rating and $115 target. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of PG in report on Wednesday, April 24 with “Hold” rating.

More notable recent The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Here’s What Hedge Funds Think About The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) – Yahoo Finance” on June 10, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Procter & Gamble Is Historically Overpriced – Seeking Alpha” published on September 10, 2019, Bizjournals.com published: “Former P&G brand manager hired as CEO of Papa John’s – Cincinnati Business Courier” on August 27, 2019. More interesting news about The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Here’s Why Procter & Gamble (PG) is a Great Momentum Stock to Buy – Yahoo Finance” published on August 26, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Procter & Gamble (PG) Outpaces Stock Market Gains: What You Should Know – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: August 26, 2019.

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