The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) went down by -1.36% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $165.32. The company’s stock price has collected -1.46% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported 1 hour ago that Tech Leaders Create Proofs of Concept for the Metaverse
Is It Worth Investing in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE :PG) Right Now?
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 29.33 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PG is at 0.45. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 11 analysts out of 24 who provided ratings for The Procter & Gamble Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $160.17, which is -$2.91 below the current price. PG currently public float of 2.41B and currently shorts hold a 0.68% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PG was 7.47M shares.
PG’s Market Performance
PG stocks went down by -1.46% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.70% and a quarterly performance of 12.79%, while its annual performance rate touched 16.45%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.39% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.39% for The Procter & Gamble Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.15% for PG stocks with a simple moving average of 12.81% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PG stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for PG by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for PG in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $160 based on the research report published on October 05th of the previous year 2021.
Deutsche Bank, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PG reach a price target of $163, previously predicting the price at $160. The rating they have provided for PG stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on October 04th, 2021.
UBS gave a rating of “Neutral” to PG, setting the target price at $138 in the report published on June 24th of the previous year.
PG Trading at 5.19% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.90% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.39%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.39%, as shares surge +3.25% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +12.50% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PG fell by -1.46%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +18.51% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $161.02. In addition, The Procter & Gamble Company saw -1.87% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PG starting from Moeller Jon R, who sale 874 shares at the price of $163.40 back on Jan 05. After this action, Moeller Jon R now owns 34,813 shares of The Procter & Gamble Company, valued at $142,812 using the latest closing price.
Homan Michael G., the SVP – Chief Accounting Officer of The Procter & Gamble Company, sale 10,134 shares at $148.29 during a trade that took place back on Nov 22, which means that Homan Michael G. is holding 9,972 shares at $1,502,742 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +24.43 for the present operating margin
- +51.43 for the gross margin
The net margin for The Procter & Gamble Company stands at +18.79. The total capital return value is set at 22.96, while invested capital returns managed to touch 20.32. Equity return is now at value 30.20, with 11.70 for asset returns.
Based on The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), the company’s capital structure generated 70.81 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 41.45. Total debt to assets is 27.52, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 52.14. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 29.96.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.40, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.09. The receivables turnover for the company is 17.10 and the total asset turnover is 0.63. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.70.