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The Procter & Gamble Company
NYSE: PG - USD
HOUSEHOLD & PERSONAL PRODUCTS
$144.34
+ $0.23 ( + 0.16%)

The Procter-and-Gamble Company is a household & personal products business based in the US. The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks (PG.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $144.11 – an increase of 0.15% over the previous week. The Procter-and-Gamble Company employs 101,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $76.1 billion.

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Is it a good time to buy The Procter-and-Gamble Company stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted The Procter-and-Gamble Company's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, The Procter-and-Gamble Company's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $144.34, which is 12.22% up on its pre-crash value of $126.7 and 53.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $94.34.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $780.62 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,153.28.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company stock price

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The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
Latest market close$144.34
52-week range$120.0129 - $146.36
50-day moving average $143.4029
200-day moving average $136.7207
Wall St. target price$153
PE ratio 26.3636
Dividend yield $3.242 (2.25%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.5

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The Procter-and-Gamble Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $144.34

1 week (2021-09-09) 0.24%
1 month (2021-08-19) -0.45%
3 months (2021-06-18) 9.32%
6 months (2021-03-19) 12.76%
1 year (2020-09-18) 5.07%
2 years (2019-09-19) 18.41%
3 years (2018-09-19) 71.83%
5 years (2016-09-19) 63.34%

Is The Procter-and-Gamble Company under- or over-valued?

Valuing The Procter-and-Gamble Company stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Procter-and-Gamble Company's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's P/E ratio

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks trade at around 26x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's PEG ratio

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.7936. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Procter-and-Gamble Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's EBITDA

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$21.5 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a The Procter-and-Gamble Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$76.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.69%
Gross profit TTM USD$39.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 9.79%
Return on equity TTM 30.69%
Profit margin 18.79%
Book value $18.73
Market capitalisation USD$352.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks

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There are currently 17.5 million The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks held short by investors – that's known as The Procter-and-Gamble Company's "short interest". This figure is 0.7% down from 17.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks can be evaluated.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks traded daily (recently around 5.7 million). The Procter-and-Gamble Company's SIR currently stands at 3.07. In other words for every 100,000 The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 3070 stocks are currently held short.

However The Procter-and-Gamble Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks, or, against the total number of tradable The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case The Procter-and-Gamble Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks in existence, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0072% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks, roughly 7 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against The Procter-and-Gamble Company.

Find out more about how you can short The Procter-and-Gamble Company stock.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like The Procter-and-Gamble Company.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 25.68

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and The Procter-and-Gamble Company's overall score of 25.68 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 40th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like The Procter-and-Gamble Company is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's environmental score

Environmental score: 12.71/100

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's environmental score of 12.71 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The Procter-and-Gamble Company is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's social score

Social score: 10.97/100

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's social score of 10.97 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The Procter-and-Gamble Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's governance score

Governance score: 11.51/100

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that The Procter-and-Gamble Company is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. The Procter-and-Gamble Company scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that The Procter-and-Gamble Company hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

The Procter & Gamble Company was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 25.68
Total ESG percentile 39.95
Environmental score 12.71
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 10.97
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 11.51
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 3

The Procter-and-Gamble Company stock dividends

59%

Dividend payout ratio: 58.67% of net profits

Recently The Procter-and-Gamble Company has paid out, on average, around 58.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.4% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The Procter-and-Gamble Company shareholders could enjoy a 2.4% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The Procter-and-Gamble Company's case, that would currently equate to about $3.242 per share.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company's most recent dividend payout was on 16 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 22 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks ever split?

The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks were split on a 2:1 basis on 21 June 2004. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower stock price could have impacted the market appetite for The Procter-and-Gamble Company stocks which in turn could have impacted The Procter-and-Gamble Company's stock price.

The Procter-and-Gamble Company stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, The Procter-and-Gamble Company's stocks have ranged in value from as little as $120.0129 up to $146.36. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The Procter-and-Gamble Company's is 0.4209. This would suggest that The Procter-and-Gamble Company's stocks are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

The Procter-and-Gamble Company overview

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North and Latin America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Greater China, India, the Middle East, and Africa. It operates in five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products under the Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Pantene, Rejoice, Olay, Old Spice, Safeguard, Secret, and SK-II brands. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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