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) pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today making it today's featured Consumer Non-Durables laggard. The industry as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, Procter & Gamble fell $1.47 (-1.8%) to $78.54 on light volume. Throughout the day, 6,358,449 shares of Procter & Gamble exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8,532,600 shares. The stock ranged in price between $78.53-$79.98 after having opened the day at $79.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $80.01. Other companies within the Consumer Non-Durables industry that declined today were:
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The Procter & Gamble Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells branded consumer packaged goods. The company operates through five segments: Beauty, Grooming, Health Care, Fabric Care and Home Care, and Baby Care and Family Care. Procter & Gamble has a market cap of $218.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 17.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Procter & Gamble a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Procter & Gamble
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
- You can view the full Procter & Gamble Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
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), up 3.2% , were all gainers within the consumer non-durables industry with
) being today's featured consumer non-durables industry leader.
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