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 most pessimistic price target was 80, implying a possible loss of -11.78 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. 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 made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

PG has an estimated earnings growth rate of 18.84 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of PG is 1.37.

PG has traded between a high of 92.00 and a low of 81.18 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.7 percent, and 1.43 percent below the high. 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 market cap of PG is $228.39 billion. PG will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.