Kanawha Capital Management buys $14,847,197 stake in Procter & Gamble Co (PG)

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) : Kanawha Capital Management scooped up 2,396 additional shares in Procter & Gamble Co during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 25, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 185,312 shares of Procter & Gamble Co which is valued at $14,847,197.Procter & Gamble Co makes up approximately 2.53% of Kanawha Capital Management’s portfolio.

Procter & Gamble Co opened for trading at $80.02 and hit $81.3 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $80.97, with a gain of 1.06% or 0.85 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 78,62,625 shares. Company has a market cap of $215,530 M.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Btr Capital Management Inc boosted its stake in PG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 8,225 additional shares and now holds a total of 83,652 shares of Procter & Gamble Co which is valued at $6,884,560. Procter & Gamble Co makes up approx 1.58% of Btr Capital Management Inc’s portfolio.Bridge Creek Capital Management boosted its stake in PG in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 390 additional shares and now holds a total of 37,763 shares of Procter & Gamble Co which is valued at $3,107,895. Procter & Gamble Co makes up approx 1.79% of Bridge Creek Capital Management’s portfolio. Contravisory Investment Management added PG to its portfolio by purchasing 31 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $2,551.

On the company’s financial health, Procter & Gamble Co reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.04 according to the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.82. The company had revenue of $15755.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $15809.32 million. The company’s revenue was down -6.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.92 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Procter & Gamble Co. Shares were Reiterated by UBS on Apr 27, 2016 to “Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 85 from a previous price target of $88 .Shares were Reiterated by B. Riley & Co. on Mar 30, 2016 to “Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 74 from a previous price target of $81 .Procter & Gamble Co was Upgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to ” Buy” on Feb 16, 2016.

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) provides consumer packaged goods. The Company operates in five segments under GBUs: Beauty which offers a range of products ranging from deodorants to cosmetics to skin care; Grooming which includes blades razors and electronic hair removal devices such as electric razors and epilators; Health Care which includes oral care and personal health care products.; Fabric Care and Home Care which consists of a range of fabric care products home care products and batteries and Baby Feminine and Family Care which offers diapers pants baby wipe Bounty paper towel and Charmin toilet paper brands. The Company’s products are sold in over 180 countries and territories. P&G’s customers include mass merchandisers grocery stores membership club stores drug stores department stores salons distributors e-commerce and stores.

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