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.

PG was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 104, implying potential capital gains of 14.69 percent. The lowest price target was 80, implying a possible loss of -11.78 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of PG is 1.37.

In the trailing 52-weeks, PG hit 92.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 81.18. Currently the stock is 11.7 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.43 percent. PG has a price/earnings 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.