Syntal Capital Partners LLC increased its position in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) by 23.1% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,305 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 807 shares during the period. Syntal Capital Partners LLC’s holdings in Procter & Gamble were worth $391,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Asset Planning Services Ltd. raised its position in shares of Procter & Gamble by 0.4% in the second quarter. Asset Planning Services Ltd. now owns 1,191 shares of the company’s stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the last quarter. Northwest Wealth Management LLC increased its position 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 purchasing an additional 8 shares during the last quarter. Winfield Associates Inc. increased its position 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 purchasing an additional 15 shares during the last quarter. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. increased its position 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 purchasing an additional 17 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Iron Financial LLC increased its position in Procter & Gamble by 0.8% during the second quarter. Iron Financial LLC now owns 3,342 shares of the company’s stock worth $291,000 after purchasing an additional 25 shares during the last quarter. 59.56% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

PG has been the subject of several research analyst reports. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $104.00 price target (up previously from $103.00) on shares of Procter & Gamble in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Deutsche Bank initiated coverage on shares of Procter & Gamble in a research report on Wednesday, December 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a $101.00 price target for the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Procter & Gamble from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 18th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “sell” rating on shares of Procter & Gamble in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Vetr lowered 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. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Procter & Gamble presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $89.31.

Shares of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE PG) opened at $89.61 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a current ratio of 0.91. Procter & Gamble Co has a 52 week low of $83.37 and a 52 week high of $94.67. The stock has a market cap of $227,340.00, a P/E ratio of 23.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.93 and a beta of 0.67.

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 20th. The company reported $1.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.02. Procter & Gamble had a net margin of 17.23% and a return on equity of 20.73%. The company had revenue of $16.65 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $16.69 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.03 earnings per share. Procter & Gamble’s revenue for the quarter was up .8% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that Procter & Gamble Co will post 4.18 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, January 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.6896 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 18th. This represents a $2.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.08%. Procter & Gamble’s dividend payout ratio is currently 73.80%.

In other Procter & Gamble news, insider Carolyn M. Tastad sold 5,300 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.18, for a total transaction of $472,654.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 57,191 shares in the company, valued at $5,100,293.38. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, insider Marylynn Fergusonmchugh sold 2,856 shares of the business’s 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. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 21,575 shares of company stock valued at $1,927,095. 0.35% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Procter & Gamble Company 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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