Procter & Gamble CoFind Ratings Reports
PROCTER & GAMBLE CO's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2016 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 0.58 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 8.13% 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||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Net Sales ($mil)||16102.0||16553.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||1951.0||521.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||13348.0||11612.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||127136.0||129495.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||30598.0||30350.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Gross Profit Margin||54.85||53.28|
|Return on Assets||8.26||5.43|
|Return on Equity||16.87||12.68|
|Debt||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Share Data||Q4 FY16||Q4 FY15|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||2668.07||2714.57|
|Div / share||0.67||0.66|
|Book value / share||21.49||22.99|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||7135697.0||8218303.0|
BUY. PROCTER & GAMBLE CO's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.99 for the Household Products industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 25.25. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.04 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 39.55. 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 24.89||Peers 28.99||PG 15.01||Peers 16.52|
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 20.68||Peers 23.32||PG 2.35||Peers 1.73|
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 significant premium to its peers.
|PG 4.04||Peers 39.55||PG 23.75||Peers 36.97|
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 3.55||Peers 3.44||PG -7.71||Peers -4.89|
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