As Procter And Gamble Co (Call) (PG) Valuation Declined, Shareholder Capstone Investment Advisors LLC Has Cut Holding

July 18, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.88 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 89 investors sold PG shares while 777 reduced holdings. 122 funds opened positions while 614 raised stakes. 1.48 billion shares or 15.87% less from 1.76 billion shares in 2016Q3 were reported. E&G Advsr Lp invested in 0.46% or 9,200 shares. Fincl Bank Of The Ozarks has invested 0.48% of its portfolio in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG). Douglass Winthrop Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.72% or 127,721 shares. Philadelphia Trust reported 2.51% in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG). Ahl Prtnrs Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.05% in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG). Catawba Capital Mgmt Va reported 86,171 shares. 558,039 were reported by Janney Montgomery Scott Limited. Osborne Prns Cap Mgmt Ltd reported 2.04% in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG). Loeb Prtnrs Corp reported 63,056 shares. Horan Management reported 194,540 shares stake. Portland Advsrs Lc holds 18,174 shares or 0.66% of its portfolio. Bluemountain Cap Lc owns 427 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Ftb Advisors Incorporated holds 0.85% or 74,528 shares in its portfolio. Fiduciary Tru owns 564,309 shares or 1.54% of their US portfolio. Lagoda Investment Mgmt Ltd Partnership reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG).

Since February 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 sales for $24.25 million activity. The insider Fish Kathleen B sold 743 shares worth $67,758. TASTAD CAROLYN M had sold 965 shares worth $88,011. $233,011 worth of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) was sold by Bishop Steven D on Monday, May 1. 2,915 shares were sold by FergusonMchugh MaryLynn, worth $265,847. 3,833 Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) shares with value of $349,706 were sold by Matthew Price. Another trade for 4,447 shares valued at $405,526 was sold by Pritchard Marc S..

Capstone Investment Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Procter And Gamble Co (Call) (PG) by 35.84% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Capstone Investment Advisors Llc sold 207,200 shares as the company’s stock declined 5.32% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund held 371,000 shares of the package goods and cosmetics company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $31.19M, down from 578,200 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Capstone Investment Advisors Llc who had been investing in Procter And Gamble Co (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $225.08 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.52% or $0.45 on July 17, reaching $87.55. About shares traded. Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500.

Capstone Investment Advisors Llc, which manages about $16.83B and $3.24 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) by 40,356 shares to 46,256 shares, valued at $6.53M in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Las Vegas Sands Corp (NYSE:LVS) by 59,100 shares in the quarter, for a total of 66,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Johnson & Johnson (Put) (NYSE:JNJ).

Wall Street await Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) to release earnings on August, 1. Analysts forecast EPS of $0.79, exactly $0.00 or 0.00 % from 2014’s $0.79 EPS. The expected PG’s profit could reach $2.03B giving the stock 27.71 P/E in the case that $0.79 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.96 EPS for the previous quarter, Procter & Gamble Co’s analysts now forecast -17.71 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) news were published by: Wsj.com which released: “Trian Launches Proxy Fight Against Procter & Gamble” on July 17, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Procter & Gamble Co vs. Unilever plc (ADR)” published on July 07, 2017, Fool.com published: “Procter & Gamble Co.’s Worst Moves in 2017 So Far” on June 27, 2017. More interesting news about Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “Why Procter & Gamble Co. Shareholders Have Something to Worry About” published on July 12, 2017 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Procter & Gamble Co May Be in for a Shake-up” with publication date: June 18, 2017.

Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Proctor & Gamble has $106 highest and $61.0 lowest target. $89.18’s average target is 1.86% above currents $87.55 stock price. Proctor & Gamble had 51 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) on Wednesday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank downgraded Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, December 13 to “Hold” rating. Vetr downgraded the shares of PG in report on Friday, August 7 to “Strong-Buy” rating. As per Thursday, October 29, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. B. Riley & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $106 target in Wednesday, October 26 report. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Neutral” on Monday, October 26. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 17 by Citigroup. The stock of Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 15 by Jefferies. Suntrust Robinson upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 8 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 15 by B. Riley & Co.

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