As Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Share Price Declined, Holder Vantage Investment Advisors LLC Decreased by $5.09 Million Its Holding

July 27, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.11, from 0.89 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 71 investors sold PG shares while 786 reduced holdings. 112 funds opened positions while 556 raised stakes. 1.51 billion shares or 2.21% more from 1.47 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 390,680 were reported by Sadoff Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Company. Clinton Inc invested 0.03% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Moody Comml Bank Trust Division invested 0.08% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Chevy Chase Tru reported 2.22M shares. Wesbanco Comml Bank holds 1.17% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 289,952 shares. Private Advisor Lc has 115,818 shares. Hourglass Capital Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.13% stake. The Michigan-based Bluestein R H & Co has invested 0.02% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). 53,887 were reported by First Natl Bank & Of Newtown. Aperio Group Inc Lc holds 0.62% or 1.56M shares. Kanawha Cap Mngmt Ltd, a Virginia-based fund reported 179,141 shares. Thomaspartners stated it has 1.72% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Ajo Lp owns 12,629 shares. Toth Advisory Corp owns 58,330 shares. Orleans Capital La holds 1.76% or 30,299 shares in its portfolio.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $8.44 million activity. Another trade for 37,776 shares valued at $3.07M was made by Schomburger Jeffrey K on Thursday, February 15. Shares for $668,179 were sold by Pritchard Marc S. on Thursday, February 15. Another trade for 23,500 shares valued at $1.93 million was made by Fish Kathleen B on Thursday, February 15. 1,529 shares were sold by Coombe Gary A, worth $113,533. Bishop Steven D sold $149,130 worth of stock. Skoufalos Ioannis sold $317,221 worth of stock.

Vantage Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Procter & Gamble Company (PG) by 91.21% based on its latest 2018Q1 regulatory filing with the SEC. Vantage Investment Advisors Llc sold 64,491 shares as the company’s stock declined 8.97% with the market. The institutional investor held 6,218 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2018Q1, valued at $493,000, down from 70,709 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Vantage Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Procter & Gamble Company for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $201.39B market cap company. The stock increased 0.78% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $80.09. About 9.77M shares traded or 14.07% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has declined 14.45% since July 27, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.02% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on July, 31 before the open. They expect $0.90 earnings per share, up 5.88 % or $0.05 from last year’s $0.85 per share. PG’s profit will be $2.26B for 22.25 P/E if the $0.90 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual earnings per share reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.00 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Kroger battles P&G with its own grooming line” on July 26, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Procter & Gamble: Raising The Bar” published on June 28, 2018, Bizjournals.com published: “P&G increasingly turns here to cut costs” on July 23, 2018. More interesting news about The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Procter & Gamble Returns as Dow’s Poorest Performing Stock” published on July 21, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: The Coca Cola Co (KO) vs. Procter & Gamble Co (PG)” with publication date: July 05, 2018.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Procter \u0026 Gamble (NYSE:PG), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Procter \u0026 Gamble has $90 highest and $7500 lowest target. $86.41’s average target is 7.89% above currents $80.09 stock price. Procter \u0026 Gamble had 16 analyst reports since February 28, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, April 20. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of PG in report on Thursday, April 5 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Friday, April 20 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Thursday, April 19 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, April 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Thursday, July 19, the company rating was downgraded by UBS. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, April 20. Citigroup maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Friday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, April 12, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, April 23.

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