The Sr VP, Comptroller & Treasurer of Procter & Gamble is Exercising Options

By Carrie Williams

Today it was reported that the Sr VP, Comptroller & Treasurer of Procter & Gamble (PGResearch Report), Valarie Sheppard, exercised options to sell 30,000 PG shares at $63.28 a share, for a total transaction value of $2.93M.

Following Valarie Sheppard’s last PG Sell transaction on December 03, 2018, the stock climbed by 5.4%. In addition to Valarie Sheppard, 6 other PG executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

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Based on Procter & Gamble’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending December 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $17.44 billion and quarterly net profit of $3.19 billion. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $17.4 billion and had a net profit of $2.5 billion. Currently, Procter & Gamble has an average volume of 5.26M. PG’s market cap is $245.2B and the company has a P/E ratio of 23.84.

Based on 15 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Moderate Buy with an average price target of $95.36, reflecting a -2.7% downside.

The insider sentiment on Procter & Gamble has been negative according to 61 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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