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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for PG. The most optimistic price target was 104, implying a possible profit of 14.69 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 80, implying potential capital losses of -11.78 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.63 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -1.02 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PG's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 18.84 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. PG has a PEG ratio of 1.37.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PG hit 92.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 81.18. Today's price is 11.7 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.43 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 market cap of PG is $228.39 billion. PG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.