Procter & Gamble Co

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PG : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$92.44 -0.35 | -0.38%
Today's Range: 92.28 - 92.6644
Avg. Daily Volume: 6325600.0
08/23/17 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

PROCTER & GAMBLE CO's gross profit margin for the fourth 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 0.65 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 remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 3.76% 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 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)16079.016102.0
EBITDA ($mil)3918.03695.0
EBIT ($mil)3198.02856.0
Net Income ($mil)2215.01951.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)15137.013348.0
Total Assets ($mil)120406.0127136.0
Total Debt ($mil)31592.030598.0
Equity ($mil)55184.057341.0

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin54.0154.85
EBITDA Margin24.3622.94
Operating Margin19.8917.74
Sales Turnover0.540.51
Return on Assets12.728.26
Return on Equity17.8716.87
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.881.1
Interest Expense116.0150.0
Interest Coverage27.5719.04

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)2553.32668.07
Div / share0.690.67
Book value / share21.6121.49
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume6194274.07697222.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 24.82 for the Household Products industry and a value on par with the S&P 500 average of 24.23. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.26 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.02 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 61.82. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, PROCTER & GAMBLE CO seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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premium   discount
PG 25.02 Peers 24.82   PG 18.43 Peers 18.08

Average. An average P/E ratio can signify an industry neutral price for a stock and an average growth expectation.

PG is trading at a valuation on par with 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.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
PG 20.74 Peers 22.30   PG 1.97 Peers 2.93

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.


Discount. 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 discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
PG 4.26 Peers 61.82   PG 5.44 Peers 17.58

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.

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  Sales Growth
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PG 3.61 Peers 3.42   PG -0.37 Peers -0.35

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



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