Barclays Reaffirms Their Buy Rating on Procter & Gamble (PG)

Barclays analyst Lauren Lieberman maintained a Buy rating on Procter & Gamble (PGResearch Report) on July 16 and set a price target of $153.00. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $140.51.

According to TipRanks.com, Lieberman is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 1.1% and a 52.3% success rate. Lieberman covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as International Flavors & Fragrances, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, and Reynolds Consumer Products.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Procter & Gamble is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $146.90.

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Based on Procter & Gamble’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending March 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $18.11 billion and net profit of $3.27 billion. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $17.21 billion and had a net profit of $2.92 billion.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 137 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of PG in relation to earlier this year. Most recently, in May 2021, David S. Taylor, the COB, Pres & CEO of PG sold 56,202 shares for a total of $7,783,977.

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Procter & Gamble Co. manufactures and sells branded consumer packaged goods across five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. Some of the popular brands owned by the company include Head & Shoulders, Pantene, Olay, Gillette, Oral-B, Vicks, Ariel, Tide, Pampers, Luvs and Bounty. The company was founded by William Procter and James Gamble in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.