Most Active Stock: The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

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The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Manufactures Beauty Care Products, Cleaning Product, Diapers, Tissues, Health Care And Toothpaste. Belonging to the Consumer Staples sector which surged 1.72% and closed its last trading session at $89.75.

The company reported its last EPS on 6/30/2016 and is expected to report its next EPS on 10/25/2016. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $4.39.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 2. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. The Stock had a 2 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 2.06 and 2.11 respectively.

The Procter & Gamble Company on 6/30/2016 reported its EPS as $-0.09 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $-0.04. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $-0.05. This shows a surprise factor of -125%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on The Procter & Gamble Company Earnings, with 2 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.03. Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.04 and $0.01 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $-0.06.

The Company got Upgrade by B. Riley & Co. on 15-Aug-16 from Neutral to Buy.

Insider Trades for The Procter & Gamble Company show that the latest trade was made on 27 Sep 2016 where Posada (Juan Fernando), the Officer completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 3501 shares were traded at a price of $89.5.

20 Insider Sales transactions were made totaling 283838 shares traded.

9 analysts projected Price Targets for The Procter & Gamble Company. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $4.56. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $4.18 and the Mean Price Target is $4.39.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has the market capitalization of $239.45 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $90.22 on Sep 30, 2016 and touched its 52-Week Low of $72.5 on Oct 5, 2015. The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 8 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 17.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 11.6 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 15.84 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 0.52 and ATR value of 1.36. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.80% and 1.48%.

Company profile:

The Procter & Gamble Company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of a range of branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates in five segments: Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Fabric Care and Home Care, and Baby Care and Family Care. The Beauty segment provides antiperspirants, deodorants, cosmetics, hair care products, personal cleansings, prestige products, and skin care products. The Grooming segment offers blades and razors, electronic hair removal devices, hair care appliances. The Health Care segment provides feminine care, gastrointestinal, incontinence, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, oral care, and other personal health care products. The Fabric Care and Home Care segment offers bleach and laundry additives, air care products, batteries, dish care items, fabric enhancers, laundry detergents, pet care products, and surface care products. The Baby Care and Family Care segment provides baby wipes, diapers and pants, tissues, and toilet papers. The Procter & Gamble is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.