Analyst Ratings for Procter & Gamble Co. (PG)

Updated: 2017-07-27

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for PG last month.

22 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 8 gave PG a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PG. The maximum price target given was 104, which equates to a potential upside of 14.69 percent. The lowest price target was 80, which equates to a potential downside of -11.78 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes -0.63 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -1.02 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 3 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

PG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 18.84 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. PG has a PEG ratio of 1.37.

In the last 52-weeks, PG has achieved a high of 92.00 and a low of 81.18. Today's price is 11.7 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 1.43 percent. PG has a P/E ratio of 25.8. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PG value stock report compares PG to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $228.39 billion. PG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.