Procter & Gamble
Shares in Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Procter & Gamble Co. ended Friday's session 0.14% higher at $86.72. A total volume of 9.30 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 9.12 million shares. The stock has advanced 3.32% in the last month, 0.01% over the previous three months, and 3.96% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 3.68% above their 50-day moving average and 3.81% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Procter & Gamble, which provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, India, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.65.
On January 09th, 2017, research firm Goldman downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Sell'.
On January 20th, 2017, Procter & Gamble reported Q2 FY17 net sales of $16.9 billion which was unchanged versus the prior year. The Company's diluted net earnings per share were $2.88 for Q2 FY17, an increase of 157% versus the prior year, including a gain of $1.95 per share from the Beauty Brands divestiture to Coty. Procter & Gamble's Core earnings per share were $1.08 for Q2 FY17, up 4% on a y-o-y basis. The Company's operating cash flow was $3.0 billion for Q2 FY17. Procter & Gamble returned $1.8 billion of cash to shareholders as dividends, repurchased $1.5 billion of common stock and exchanged shares with a value of $9.4 billion in the Beauty Brands transaction. Free research report on PG is available at:
New York headquartered Coty Inc.'s shares saw a slight drop of 0.36%, closing the day at $19.50. A total volume of 4.69 million shares was traded. The stock has advanced 3.94% in the last month and 6.50% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading 3.81% above their 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Coty, which together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes beauty products worldwide, have an RSI of 57.53.
On January 10th, 2017, Coty announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Founders of Younique, a leading online peer-to-peer social selling platform in beauty. Under the proposed agreement, Coty intends to acquire 60% of Younique while the Founders will own the remaining 40%. Younique's Founder and current CEO, Derek Maxfield, and Chief Visionary Officer, Melanie Huscroft, will continue to lead the business in the new partnership. The complimentary research report on COTY can be downloaded at:
Last Friday, shares in New York headquartered Avon Products Inc. declined 0.18%, closing the session at $5.59. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.50 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 7.71% in the last one month and 10.91% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.58% above its 50-day moving average and 10.02% above its 200-day moving average. Furthermore, shares of Avon Products, which manufactures and markets beauty and related products worldwide, have an RSI of 52.97.
On January 19th, 2017, Avon Products announced that it will provide a live webcast of its Q4 2016 and full-year 2016 earnings conference call on February 16th, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. ET. The conference call will be hosted in Rye, New York and participating on the call will be Sheri McCoy, CEO, Jamie Wilson, CFO, and Jim Scully, COO. Visit us today and access our complete research report on AVP at:
New York headquartered Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s stock finished the session 5.22% lower at $64.68. A total volume of 14.87 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 3.53 million shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 1.97%. Additionally, shares of Colgate-Palmolive, which together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide, have an RSI of 39.92.
On January 27th, 2017, Colgate-Palmolive reported worldwide net sales of $3.72 billion in Q4 2016, a decrease of 4.5% versus Q4 2015. During Q4 2016, the Company's Global unit volume decreased 5.5%, pricing increased 2.5% and foreign exchange was negative 1.5%. Colgate-Palmolive's net income and diluted earnings per share in Q4 2016 were $606 million and $0.68, respectively, compared to net loss and diluted loss per share in Q4 2015 of $(458) million and $(0.51), respectively. Get free access to your research report on CL at:
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