Procter & Gamble CoFind Ratings Reports
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased, representing an increase to the bottom line. PROCTER & GAMBLE CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.64 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 6.46% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||16518.0||16527.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||2714.0||2601.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||15941.0||12606.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||129043.0||129265.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||31125.0||30487.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||56.14||55.64|
|Return on Assets||8.23||5.91|
|Return on Equity||16.76||12.79|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||2675.99||2720.57|
|Div / share||0.67||0.66|
|Book value / share||21.77||22.89|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||2.2033036E7||8314586.0|
BUY. PROCTER & GAMBLE CO's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 26.26 for the Household Products industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.37. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.81 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 23.90. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, PROCTER & GAMBLE CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|PG 23.51||Peers 26.26||PG 14.78||Peers 15.25|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
PG is trading at a discount to its peers.
Average. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
PG is trading at a valuation on par to its peers.
|PG 19.81||Peers 21.46||PG 2.22||Peers 1.87|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
PG is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Premium. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
PG trades at a premium to its peers.
|PG 3.81||Peers 23.90||PG 23.85||Peers 39.76|
Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
PG is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, PG is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|PG 3.40||Peers 3.19||PG -4.70||Peers -3.42|
Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
PG is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
PG significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth