Are Analysts Bearish Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) After Last Week?

Out of 20 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 10 rate it “Buy”, 3 “Sell”, while 12 “Hold”. This means 40% are positive. Proctor & Gamble was the topic in 29 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a list of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) latest ratings and price target changes.

30/03/2016 Broker: B. Riley & Co Rating: Neutral Old Target: $81.00 New Target: $74.00 Maintain
21/03/2016 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $79.00 New Target: $82.00 Maintain
27/01/2016 Broker: B. Riley & Co Rating: Neutral Old Target: $84.00 New Target: $81.00 Target Down
27/01/2016 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Outperform Old Target: $85.00 New Target: $87.00 Target Up
27/01/2016 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: $80 New Target: $84 Maintain
27/01/2016 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
26/01/2016 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
19/01/2016 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy New Target: $85.0 Upgrade
06/01/2016 Broker: Atlantic Securities Rating: Neutral New Target: $84.00 Initiate
23/11/2015 Broker: BNP Paribas Rating: New Target: $76.00 Target Down

The stock increased 1.47% or $1.21 during the last trading session, hitting $83.52. About 8.03M shares traded hands. Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) has risen 17.81% since August 26, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.53% the S&P500.

The Procter & Gamble Company provides consumer packaged goods. The company has a market cap of $224.87 billion. The Firm operates in five divisions under GBUs: Beauty, which offers a range of products ranging from deodorants to cosmetics to skin care; Grooming, which includes blades, razors and electronic hair removal devices, such as electric razors and epilators; Health Care, which includes oral care and personal health care products.; Fabric Care and Home Care, which consists of a range of fabric care products, home care products and batteries, and Baby Feminine and Family Care, which offers diapers, pants, baby wipe, Bounty paper, towel and Charmin toilet paper brands. It has 27.6 P/E ratio. The Company’s products are sold in over 180 countries and territories.

The institutional sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q3 2015. Its up 0.16, from 1.01 in 2015Q2. The ratio improved, as 76 funds sold all Procter & Gamble Co shares owned while 678 reduced positions. 93 funds bought stakes while 786 increased positions. They now own 1.43 billion shares or 10.07% less from 1.59 billion shares in 2015Q2.

Lj Trust Co Llc holds 71.55% of its portfolio in Procter & Gamble Co for 5.37 million shares. Lenox Wealth Management Inc. owns 569,948 shares or 33.48% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Wealthquest Corp has 17.99% invested in the company for 138,052 shares. The United Kingdom-based Cedar Rock Capital Ltd has invested 17.25% in the stock. Yacktman Asset Management Lp, a Texas-based fund reported 27.85 million shares.

Since February 27, 2015, the stock had 0 insider purchases, and 5 sales for $11.17 million net activity. Matthew Price sold 18,474 shares worth $1.44 million. Biegger Mark F sold 16,026 shares worth $1.24 million. Giovanni Ciserani sold 13,427 shares worth $1.04M. Majoras Deborah P sold 3,664 shares worth $284,290. The insider Lafley Alan G sold 92,500 shares worth $7.16 million.

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