In fact, the total annual return of this stock and the overall market are almost exactly the same 13%+ over the past five years.
Even during the past six months, as this graph from Barchart shows, the stock and the market as measured by the Value Line Index have tracked each other pretty closely. The market was down about 3% for the period while the stock was down about 1%:
Procter & Gamble, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of a range of branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates in five segments: Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Fabric Care and Home Care, and Baby Care and Family Care.
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