Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) and Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) got a common offender for sluggish financial outcomes in past weeks: shifts in currency rates.
P&G, the world’s biggest consumer products firm, had at first been relying on foreign exchange to boost up performance in 2012. In its place, Chief Executive Officer Robert McDonald informed investors previous month that it’s changed into a sturdy headwind that might have consumed almost $3 billion in sales and almost $400 million in profit from former estimatons.
The currency culpability game is just the start, with second- quarter earnings announcements starting off this week.
Its competitors include Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) that slipped -0.27% to $67.72 with the total traded volume of 2.78 million shares and Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) that dropped -0.25% to $84.14 with the total traded volume of 476,811.00 shares.
Other consumer goods stocks with bullish trend include Navistar International Corp (NYSE:NAV) up 1.26% to $23.29, Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ) up 1.30% to $27.98 and Kandi Technolgies Corp. (NASDAQ:KNDI) up 3.69% to $3.65, whereas with bearish trend include General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) down -2.36% to $19.43, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE:GT) down -3.88% to $10.16 and Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) down -2.23% to $7.45.
The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) stock in current session held volume of 12.00 million shares as compare to its average volume of 13.60 million shares. The stock after opening at $62.84 hit high price of $63.73 and then trading at $63.50 by scoring +3.42% at 11:14AM EDT.
As the revenue measures PG generated revenue of 84.33 billion in the following twelve months income of $9.26 billion. The Company showed a positive 11.40% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 16.03%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 5.09%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 0.07% which was maintained for the month at -1.82%. Likewise the negative performance for the quarter was recorded as -6.80% and for the year was -1.70% while the YTD performance remained at -6.45%.
The PG past twelve months price to sales ratio was 2.00 and price to cash ratio remained 42.16. As far as the returns are concern, the PG return on equity was recorded as 14.25% and increased 8.86% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 7.09%.
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