Traders bought shares of Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) on weakness during trading on Thursday. $209.95 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $91.03 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $118.92 million into the stock. Of all companies tracked, Procter & Gamble Co. had the highest net in-flow for the day. Procter & Gamble Co. traded down ($0.20) for the day and closed at $84.83

PG has been the subject of several analyst reports. B. Riley restated a “neutral” rating and set a $74.00 target price on shares of Procter & Gamble Co. in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Morgan Stanley restated a “hold” rating on shares of Procter & Gamble Co. in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. SunTrust Banks Inc. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Procter & Gamble Co. in a report on Sunday, May 22nd. Atlantic Securities initiated coverage on Procter & Gamble Co. in a report on Wednesday, June 1st. They set a “neutral” rating and a $84.00 target price for the company. Finally, Raymond James Financial Inc. restated a “market perform” rating on shares of Procter & Gamble Co. in a report on Wednesday, April 27th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $84.46.

The company has a 50 day moving average price of $82.68 and a 200-day moving average price of $81.36. The firm has a market capitalization of $225.80 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.73.

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, April 26th. The company reported $0.86 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $15.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $15.81 billion. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.92 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that Procter & Gamble Co. will post $3.64 earnings per share for the current year.

In related news, Chairman Alan G. Lafley sold 171,850 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $80.51, for a total value of $13,835,643.50. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 568,153 shares in the company, valued at $45,741,998.03. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Suranjan Magesvaran sold 4,336 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $82.00, for a total value of $355,552.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 11,560 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $947,920. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Toth Financial raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co. by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. Toth Financial now owns 57,603 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,574,000 after buying an additional 1,675 shares during the last quarter. Beacon Financial Group raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co. by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. Beacon Financial Group now owns 115,635 shares of the company’s stock worth $9,258,000 after buying an additional 2,134 shares during the last quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co. by 19.6% in the fourth quarter. Montecito Bank & Trust now owns 14,925 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,185,000 after buying an additional 2,446 shares during the last quarter. Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co. by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC now owns 148,318 shares of the company’s stock worth $12,153,000 after buying an additional 3,182 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Lucas Capital Management raised its stake in shares of Procter & Gamble Co. by 5.0% in the fourth quarter. Lucas Capital Management now owns 19,541 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,552,000 after buying an additional 925 shares during the last quarter.

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) provides consumer packaged goods. The Company operates in five segments 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.

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