Bamco Inc. NY maintained its position in shares of Procter & Gamble Company (The) (NYSE:PG) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,796 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Bamco Inc. NY’s holdings in Procter & Gamble were worth $157,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of PG. Asset Planning Services Ltd. boosted its holdings in Procter & Gamble by 0.4% during the second quarter. Asset Planning Services Ltd. now owns 1,191 shares of the company’s stock worth $104,000 after buying an additional 5 shares in the last quarter. Northwest Wealth Management LLC boosted its holdings in Procter & Gamble by 0.3% during the second quarter. Northwest Wealth Management LLC now owns 2,556 shares of the company’s stock worth $223,000 after buying an additional 8 shares in the last quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. boosted its holdings in Procter & Gamble by 0.7% during the second quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. now owns 2,260 shares of the company’s stock worth $197,000 after buying an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in Procter & Gamble by 0.5% during the second quarter. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 3,395 shares of the company’s stock worth $296,000 after buying an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Finally, RB Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in Procter & Gamble by 0.3% during the first quarter. RB Capital Management LLC now owns 7,294 shares of the company’s stock worth $655,000 after buying an additional 20 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 59.54% of the company’s stock.

In other Procter & Gamble news, insider Carolyn M. Tastad sold 5,300 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.18, for a total value of $472,654.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 57,191 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,100,293.38. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Marylynn Fergusonmchugh sold 2,856 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.98, for a total transaction of $265,550.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 21,575 shares of company stock valued at $1,927,095. 0.35% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Shares of Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) traded up $0.27 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $90.37. 5,580,725 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,196,935. The company has a current ratio of 0.91, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. The stock has a market cap of $229,264.91, a P/E ratio of 22.71, a PEG ratio of 2.91 and a beta of 0.67. Procter & Gamble Company has a fifty-two week low of $83.24 and a fifty-two week high of $94.67.

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October 20th. The company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $16.65 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $16.69 billion. Procter & Gamble had a net margin of 23.72% and a return on equity of 20.35%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.03 EPS. sell-side analysts predict that Procter & Gamble Company will post 4.17 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 15th. Investors of record on Friday, October 20th were given a $0.6896 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 19th. This represents a $2.76 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.05%. Procter & Gamble’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 48.51%.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on PG shares. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Procter & Gamble from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. Jefferies Group restated a “buy” rating and set a $92.44 target price (down from $103.00) on shares of Procter & Gamble in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Bank of America raised their target price on shares of Procter & Gamble from $98.00 to $100.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. Vetr upgraded shares of Procter & Gamble from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $93.02 target price for the company in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating on shares of Procter & Gamble in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $87.81.

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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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