Stock That Is Worth Exploring Now: Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG)

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) does about 6.20M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 6506175 shares change hands in Friday trading. The company now has a market cap of 389.92B USD. Its current market price is $165.21, marking an increase of 0.84% compared to the previous close of $163.83. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $169.41 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $141.45.

Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) has a 20-day trading average at $166.53 and the current price is -2.48% off the 52-week high compared with 16.80% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $165.59 and its 200-day simple moving average is $156.02. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.52%, which decreases to 1.42% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 48.15 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $172.94, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 4.47% over the period.

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The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on June 24, 2024 when Exane BNP Paribas initiated the stock to “Outperform” and issued a price target of $187. Truist upgraded the stock to “Buy” from Hold on March 11, 2024 at a price target of $160-$175. Goldman resumed its price target at $168.

Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) stock is down -0.85% over the week and -1.08% over the past month. Its price is 12.74% year-to-date and 8.52% over the past year.

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To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 4.47 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 19.98% and return on equity of 31.78%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 27.01 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 23.71. The beta has a value of 0.40. Price to book ratio is 7.92 and price to sales ratio is 4.64.

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