5-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: Procter & Gamble
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, consumer products giant Procter & Gamble (NYS: PG) has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Procter & Gamble's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Procter & Gamble facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Cincinnati (1837)|
|Market Cap||$164.4 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$85.4 billion|
|Management||Chairman/CEO Robert McDonald|
CFO Jon Moeller
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||16.3%|
|Cash/Debt||$4.0 billion / $33.1 billion|
|Competitors||Johnson & Johnson|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 7,672 members who have rated Procter & Gamble believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
[Procter & Gamble] is cutting thousands of jobs and has ditched non-related companies in order to strengthen its core competencies. These efforts will pay off. Not to mention while you wait for these efforts to pay off you get a nice 3.7% dividend.
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