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DOW   32,120.28
QQQ   291.26
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DOW   32,120.28
QQQ   291.26
NYSE:PG

Procter & Gamble Stock Competitors

$145.21
-2.42 (-1.64%)
(As of 05/25/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$143.50
$147.14
50-Day Range
$141.70
$163.65
52-Week Range
$131.94
$165.35
Volume
8.19 million shs
Average Volume
8.18 million shs
Market Capitalization
$348.40 billion
P/E Ratio
25.34
Dividend Yield
2.52%
Beta
0.39

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) Vs. HSY, KO, PEP, PM, UL, BUD, DEO, BTI, MO, and KOF

Should you be buying Procter & Gamble stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Procter & Gamble include Hershey (HSY), Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), Philip Morris International (PM), Unilever (UL), Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV (BUD), Diageo (DEO), British American Tobacco (BTI), Altria Group (MO), and Coca-Cola FEMSA (KOF). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Procter & Gamble vs.

Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) and Hershey (NYSE:HSY) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, community ranking, valuation, media sentiment, institutional ownership, risk, earnings and dividends.

63.6% of Procter & Gamble shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.0% of Hershey shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Procter & Gamble shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Hershey shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Procter & Gamble presently has a consensus target price of $164.29, indicating a potential upside of 13.14%. Hershey has a consensus target price of $219.00, indicating a potential upside of 3.58%. Given Procter & Gamble's higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Procter & Gamble is more favorable than Hershey.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Procter & Gamble
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.54
Hershey
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.57

Procter & Gamble pays an annual dividend of $3.65 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Hershey pays an annual dividend of $3.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Procter & Gamble pays out 63.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Hershey pays out 46.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Procter & Gamble received 272 more outperform votes than Hershey when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.03% of users gave Procter & Gamble an outperform vote while only 56.32% of users gave Hershey an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Procter & GambleOutperform Votes
856
63.03%
Underperform Votes
502
36.97%
HersheyOutperform Votes
584
56.32%
Underperform Votes
453
43.68%

Procter & Gamble has a beta of 0.39, indicating that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hershey has a beta of 0.35, indicating that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Procter & Gamble has higher revenue and earnings than Hershey. Procter & Gamble is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hershey, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Procter & Gamble$76.12 billion4.58$14.31 billion$5.7325.34
Hershey$8.97 billion35.81$1.48 billion$7.7827.18

In the previous week, Procter & Gamble had 8 more articles in the media than Hershey. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Procter & Gamble and 8 mentions for Hershey. Hershey's average media sentiment score of 0.43 beat Procter & Gamble's score of -0.02 indicating that Hershey is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Procter & Gamble
2 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
2 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Hershey
2 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Procter & Gamble has a net margin of 18.33% compared to Hershey's net margin of 17.29%. Hershey's return on equity of 61.65% beat Procter & Gamble's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Procter & Gamble 18.33% 32.39% 12.15%
Hershey 17.29% 61.65% 16.41%

Summary

Procter & Gamble beats Hershey on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding PG and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) vs. Its Competitors

MetricProcter & GambleSoap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$348.40B$91.36B$16.06B$13.71B
Dividend Yield2.52%1.81%2.75%3.47%
P/E Ratio25.3418.6115.2118.23
Price / Sales4.583.1625.5028.00
Price / Cash19.8617.7230.0736.06
Price / Book7.765.497.469.49
Net Income$14.31B$3.98B$717.44M$886.34M
7 Day Performance2.48%1.18%1.53%1.08%
1 Month Performance-9.12%-4.80%-5.81%-3.34%
1 Year Performance5.13%-14.22%-21.23%-9.46%

Procter & Gamble Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
HSY
Hershey
2.4203 of 5 stars
$211.43
-0.9%
$219.00
+3.6%
+21.0%$321.27B$8.97B27.1818,990
KO
Coca-Cola
2.8314 of 5 stars
$64.07
+0.1%
$67.80
+5.8%
+16.9%$277.75B$38.66B26.9279,000
PEP
PepsiCo
2.7698 of 5 stars
$168.97
+0.7%
$176.33
+4.4%
+13.9%$233.63B$79.47B23.11309,000
PM
Philip Morris International
2.2856 of 5 stars
$108.57
+1.8%
$112.00
+3.2%
+11.3%$168.30B$82.22B18.7869,600Analyst Revision
UL
Unilever
1.9832 of 5 stars
$43.86
-1.9%
$57.01
+30.0%
-28.0%$115.32B$62.05B0.00148,044
BUD
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV
1.8931 of 5 stars
$56.10
+1.6%
$67.58
+20.5%
-25.9%$111.08B$54.30B26.97169,339Analyst Report
DEO
Diageo
2.0865 of 5 stars
$184.12
-0.3%
$208.25
+13.1%
-4.2%$106.85B$17.80B0.0028,025
BTI
British American Tobacco
1.6298 of 5 stars
$45.08
+1.9%
N/A+14.5%$103.33B$35.32B0.0052,050Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
Positive News
MO
Altria Group
2.2867 of 5 stars
$53.89
+1.8%
$53.75
-0.3%
+8.6%$97.57B$26.01B32.866,000Dividend Announcement
Analyst Revision
KOF
Coca-Cola FEMSA
2.0481 of 5 stars
$57.46
+0.6%
$61.25
+6.6%
+18.7%$96.57B$9.56B15.9283,754Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
MDLZ
Mondelez International
3.0681 of 5 stars
$62.37
-1.0%
$72.55
+16.3%
-2.1%$86.32B$28.72B21.0079,000
EL
Estée Lauder Companies
3.1264 of 5 stars
$232.11
+0.0%
$338.60
+45.9%
-23.9%$82.94B$16.22B25.3962,000
CL
Colgate-Palmolive
2.7223 of 5 stars
$77.49
-0.8%
$85.40
+10.2%
-8.4%$64.93B$17.42B32.0233,800Analyst Report
STZ.B
Constellation Brands
1.3798 of 5 stars
$273.08
flat
N/A+14.9%$51.40B$9.53B-1,517.1110,000
KDP
Keurig Dr Pepper
2.1632 of 5 stars
$35.34
+0.1%
$40.00
+13.2%
-3.2%$50.13B$12.68B21.0427,500Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
ADM
Archer-Daniels-Midland
2.4731 of 5 stars
$88.77
+1.2%
$83.25
-6.2%
+33.3%$49.95B$85.25B16.3541,000Short Interest ↓
KHC
Kraft Heinz
2.3564 of 5 stars
$39.88
+0.7%
$40.14
+0.7%
-9.7%$48.81B$26.04B40.2836,000Analyst Downgrade
MNST
Monster Beverage
2.6896 of 5 stars
$87.73
+0.3%
$100.08
+14.1%
-5.7%$46.47B$5.54B34.684,092Short Interest ↑
STZ
Constellation Brands
2.9214 of 5 stars
$243.03
-0.4%
$272.00
+11.9%
+2.1%$45.74B$9.53B-1,350.1710,000
ABEV
Ambev
1.6748 of 5 stars
$2.87
-0.7%
$3.53
+23.1%
-13.0%$45.17B$13.50B19.1352,806Short Interest ↓
CTVA
Corteva
2.4796 of 5 stars
$62.01
-0.1%
$60.77
-2.0%
+39.0%$44.88B$15.66B26.3921,000Analyst Report
KMB
Kimberly-Clark
2.5944 of 5 stars
$131.37
-0.6%
$132.60
+0.9%
-0.6%$44.26B$19.44B25.3145,000Analyst Report
GIS
General Mills
2.1281 of 5 stars
$69.26
+0.2%
$67.10
-3.1%
+10.2%$41.71B$18.13B18.4735,000Analyst Report
News Coverage
SYY
Sysco
2.7704 of 5 stars
$79.14
+2.6%
$92.89
+17.4%
-2.9%$40.32B$51.30B40.7958,000Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↓
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
2.7564 of 5 stars
$129.69
+0.9%
$154.56
+19.2%
-8.4%$33.05B$11.66B59.493,400Short Interest ↑
TSN
Tyson Foods
2.9164 of 5 stars
$89.06
+0.3%
$98.00
+10.0%
+11.0%$32.28B$47.05B8.02137,000Dividend Announcement
HRL
Hormel Foods
2.6165 of 5 stars
$48.95
-0.4%
$48.33
-1.3%
-0.1%$26.68B$11.39B28.9620,000Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
FMX
Fomento Económico Mexicano
2.3881 of 5 stars
$74.37
+0.2%
$88.40
+18.9%
-8.7%$26.61B$27.44B18.92320,752Short Interest ↑
CCEP
Coca-Cola Europacific Partners
1.5078 of 5 stars
$53.04
-1.3%
$64.69
+22.0%
-12.3%$25.69B$16.28B0.0011,000Analyst Downgrade
MKC
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
2.7748 of 5 stars
$93.41
-0.3%
$100.00
+7.1%
+3.4%$25.04B$6.32B33.7214,000
K
Kellogg
2.4048 of 5 stars
$70.13
-0.5%
$68.80
-1.9%
+5.9%$23.70B$14.18B15.6231,000
CHD
Church & Dwight
2.5955 of 5 stars
$90.09
-0.4%
$96.92
+7.6%
+3.7%$21.87B$5.19B27.635,100Analyst Report
CLX
Clorox
2.1044 of 5 stars
$142.09
+0.3%
$142.54
+0.3%
-20.5%$17.49B$7.34B38.519,000Analyst Report
CAG
Conagra Brands
2.6598 of 5 stars
$32.77
-0.3%
$36.09
+10.1%
-14.0%$15.73B$11.18B15.2418,600Short Interest ↓
CPB
Campbell Soup
1.8915 of 5 stars
$47.98
+0.5%
$44.22
-7.8%
-0.9%$14.48B$8.48B15.8414,100Dividend Announcement
ACI
Albertsons Companies
2.4179 of 5 stars
$29.68
+1.3%
$32.42
+9.2%
+57.9%$13.86B$71.89B10.49290,000
SJM
J. M. Smucker
2.5631 of 5 stars
$127.23
+1.5%
$132.42
+4.1%
-6.0%$13.80B$8.00B23.967,100
DAR
Darling Ingredients
2.6131 of 5 stars
$78.61
+3.5%
$94.78
+20.6%
+16.1%$12.70B$4.74B19.039,900Insider Selling
Short Interest ↑
TAP
Molson Coors Beverage
2.399 of 5 stars
$54.33
+1.1%
$54.00
-0.6%
-6.4%$11.78B$12.45B11.0016,300Dividend Announcement
SCI
Service Co. International
2.8648 of 5 stars
$68.39
-0.3%
$76.67
+12.1%
+30.9%$10.86B$4.14B14.4624,658Insider Selling
CHWY
Chewy
1.8038 of 5 stars
$24.19
+3.8%
$72.35
+199.1%
-66.8%$10.17B$8.89B-134.3821,300Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
Gap Down
OLPX
Olaplex
2.7998 of 5 stars
$14.29
-1.3%
$29.62
+107.2%
N/A$9.27B$598.36M0.00106
LW
Lamb Weston
2.5631 of 5 stars
$63.63
-0.2%
$73.00
+14.7%
-20.7%$9.19B$3.67B40.027,800Short Interest ↓
Positive News
NWL
Newell Brands
2.4549 of 5 stars
$20.36
+8.1%
$28.00
+37.5%
-27.2%$8.42B$10.59B12.1932,000
ARMK
Aramark
2.4381 of 5 stars
$32.68
+2.9%
$39.43
+20.7%
-11.9%$8.39B$12.10B56.35248,300
PPC
Pilgrim's Pride
1.8515 of 5 stars
$32.21
+3.2%
$31.00
-3.8%
+31.7%$7.74B$14.78B37.0259,400Positive News
USFD
US Foods
2.8048 of 5 stars
$30.92
+4.1%
$42.70
+38.1%
-19.3%$6.92B$29.49B49.0828,000
INGR
Ingredion
2.7965 of 5 stars
$94.47
+2.7%
$107.00
+13.3%
-0.8%$6.26B$6.89B12.9812,000Dividend Announcement
FLO
Flowers Foods
2.4431 of 5 stars
$26.81
+0.6%
$28.00
+4.4%
+11.2%$5.68B$4.33B26.288,900Earnings Report
Analyst Report
News Coverage
NYT
New York Times
2.5865 of 5 stars
$33.08
+1.6%
$57.50
+73.8%
-24.1%$5.54B$2.07B30.635,000
This page was last updated on 5/26/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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