The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) is at least 53.41% than its current record low price of $78.49. There was a 3.8% gain on 7/30/2019 that led the price to move at $120.41. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $118.8 and $121.76. This company shares are -8.77% up from its target price of $109.85 and the current market capitalization stands at $302.12B. The recent change has given its price a 8.89% lead over SMA 50 and 3.34% lead over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 9.81% gains, 13.08% gains and 28.73% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found PG’s volatility during a week at 1.7% and during a month it has been found around 1.22%.

What Does The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Do?

The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “Procter & Gamble Co. engages in the provision of branded consumer packaged goods. It operates through the following segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers hair, skin, and personal care. The Grooming segment comprises of shave care like female and male blades and razors, pre and post shave products, and appliances. The Health Care segment includes oral care products like toothbrushes, toothpaste, and personal health care such as gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, and vitamins, minerals, and supplements. The Fabric and Home Care segment consist of fabric enhancers, laundry additives and detergents, and air, dish, and surface care. The Baby, Feminine and Family Care segment sells baby wipes, diapers, and pants, adult incontinence, feminine care, paper towels, tissues, and toilet paper. The company was founded by William Procter and James Gamble in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.” [Text can be found here: https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/PG/profile under company description.]

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $183.87 billion or 64.7% in PG stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $24.9 billion in The Procter & Gamble Company, which represents roughly 8.24% of the company’s market cap and approximately 13.54% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 165,460,265 shares of the stock are valued at $19.19 billion. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which currently holds $13.34 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.42% of its market capitalization.

The Procter & Gamble Company 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 1,006 institutional holders increased their position in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) by some 91,184,887 shares, 1,238 decreased positions by 64,823,606 and 271 held positions by 1,429,000,000. That puts total institutional holdings at 1,585,000,000 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 122 new institutional investments totaling 2,286,580 shares while 93 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 7,259,147 shares.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. The Procter & Gamble Company disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Chairman, President & CEO Taylor David S has sold 20,000 shares of The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) in the trading session dated May. 24, 2019. These shares are worth $2,136,600 and were traded at $106.83 each. The SEC filing shows that TASTAD CAROLYN M performed a sale of 25,645 shares. The Group President – NA SMO disposed these shares by way of transaction on May. 22, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $106.08 per share worth to an income of some $2,720,422 to the account of TASTAD CAROLYN M.

Chairman, President & CEO, Taylor David S, sold 23,045 common shares of The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 16, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $107.95, raking in a sum of $2,487,708. After this sale, 255,300 common shares of PG are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $30,740,645.

In the transaction dated May. 16, 2019, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the Global Sales Officer, CBD; Schomburger Jeffrey K disposed a total of 47,582 shares at an average price of $107, amounting to approximately $5,091,274. The insider now directly owns 24,842 shares worth $2,991,270.

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG), with 6 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 10 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 6 buy, 0 sell and 1 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.3 average brokerage recommendation [T1].