Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stake Decreased by Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC

Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC lowered its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 2.8% during the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 53,784 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,561 shares during the quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC’s holdings in Procter & Gamble were worth $4,893,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Capital Research Global Investors boosted its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble by 74.2% during the 2nd quarter. Capital Research Global Investors now owns 12,389,104 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,079,710,000 after purchasing an additional 5,278,359 shares in the last quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC boosted its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble by 1,244.6% during the 2nd quarter. Janus Henderson Group PLC now owns 4,500,564 shares of the company’s stock valued at $392,226,000 after purchasing an additional 4,165,862 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble by 2.3% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 180,730,770 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,750,688,000 after purchasing an additional 4,066,266 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble by 1.4% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 156,361,011 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,626,862,000 after purchasing an additional 2,164,426 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble by 30.6% during the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 6,349,258 shares of the company’s stock valued at $553,334,000 after purchasing an additional 1,487,095 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 59.85% of the company’s stock.

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) traded up $1.21 during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $81.89. 4,012,217 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 10,191,323. Procter & Gamble Co has a 1 year low of $78.59 and a 1 year high of $94.67. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.94 and a quick ratio of 0.79. The stock has a market capitalization of $204,880.00, a P/E ratio of 22.11, a PEG ratio of 2.54 and a beta of 0.51.

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, January 23rd. The company reported $1.19 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $17.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.39 billion. Procter & Gamble had a net margin of 15.34% and a return on equity of 20.66%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.08 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that Procter & Gamble Co will post 4.2 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Investors of record on Friday, January 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.6896 per share. This represents a $2.76 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 18th. Procter & Gamble’s payout ratio is 74.59%.

In other news, insider Kathleen B. Fish sold 10,192 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $86.97, for a total value of $886,398.24. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, insider R. Alexandra Keith sold 1,298 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $89.11, for a total transaction of $115,664.78. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 20,135 shares in the company, valued at $1,794,229.85. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders have sold 70,681 shares of company stock worth $6,266,735. 0.35% of the stock is owned by insiders.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Vetr cut shares of Procter & Gamble from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $90.38 price target for the company. in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Procter & Gamble from a “sell” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $77.00 price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Procter & Gamble from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on shares of Procter & Gamble from $91.00 to $90.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $88.23 target price (down from $99.00) on shares of Procter & Gamble in a report on Thursday, November 16th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating, nine have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Procter & Gamble currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $88.38.

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Procter & Gamble Profile

The Procter & Gamble Company is focused on providing branded consumer packaged goods to the consumers across the world. The Company operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care, and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Company sells its products in approximately 180 countries and territories primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, baby stores, specialty beauty stores, e-commerce, high-frequency stores and pharmacies.

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