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Procter & Gamble (PG) Competitors

$168.26
+0.59 (+0.35%)
(As of 06/21/2024 ET)

PG vs. CL, KMB, CHD, CLX, WDFC, SPB, CENTA, ODC, UL, and ECL

Should you be buying Procter & Gamble stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Procter & Gamble include Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Church & Dwight (CHD), Clorox (CLX), WD-40 (WDFC), Spectrum Brands (SPB), Central Garden & Pet (CENTA), Oil-Dri Co. of America (ODC), Unilever (UL), and Ecolab (ECL).

Procter & Gamble vs.

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

Procter & Gamble has a net margin of 18.00% compared to Colgate-Palmolive's net margin of 13.22%. Colgate-Palmolive's return on equity of 485.40% beat Procter & Gamble's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Procter & Gamble18.00% 33.91% 13.39%
Colgate-Palmolive 13.22%485.40%17.08%

Procter & Gamble has a beta of 0.42, suggesting that its stock price is 58% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Colgate-Palmolive has a beta of 0.39, suggesting that its stock price is 61% less volatile than the S&P 500.

65.8% of Procter & Gamble shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.4% of Colgate-Palmolive shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Procter & Gamble shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Colgate-Palmolive shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Procter & Gamble pays an annual dividend of $4.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Colgate-Palmolive pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Procter & Gamble pays out 65.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Colgate-Palmolive pays out 63.3% 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 presently has a consensus price target of $169.76, indicating a potential upside of 0.89%. Colgate-Palmolive has a consensus price target of $92.94, indicating a potential downside of 4.45%. Given Procter & Gamble's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Procter & Gamble is more favorable than Colgate-Palmolive.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Procter & Gamble
0 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
12 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.67
Colgate-Palmolive
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
13 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.81

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Procter & Gamble$82.01B4.84$14.65B$6.1227.49
Colgate-Palmolive$19.46B4.10$2.30B$3.1630.78

Procter & Gamble received 376 more outperform votes than Colgate-Palmolive when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 61.34% of users gave Procter & Gamble an outperform vote while only 50.33% of users gave Colgate-Palmolive an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Procter & GambleOutperform Votes
906
61.34%
Underperform Votes
571
38.66%
Colgate-PalmoliveOutperform Votes
530
50.33%
Underperform Votes
523
49.67%

In the previous week, Procter & Gamble had 8 more articles in the media than Colgate-Palmolive. MarketBeat recorded 17 mentions for Procter & Gamble and 9 mentions for Colgate-Palmolive. Colgate-Palmolive's average media sentiment score of 1.24 beat Procter & Gamble's score of 0.81 indicating that Colgate-Palmolive is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Procter & Gamble
10 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Colgate-Palmolive
6 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Procter & Gamble beats Colgate-Palmolive on 11 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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PG vs. The Competition

MetricProcter & GambleSoap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$395.72B$126.89B$14.93B$17.84B
Dividend Yield2.40%1.67%2.77%3.62%
P/E Ratio27.4926.1921.0021.75
Price / Sales4.843.385.2014.45
Price / Cash22.7522.2932.0519.18
Price / Book8.585.925.994.82
Net Income$14.65B$4.20B$585.88M$976.34M
7 Day Performance0.88%0.37%-0.09%0.93%
1 Month Performance1.67%2.35%-1.38%-1.78%
1 Year Performance13.34%13.28%-3.84%9.91%

Procter & Gamble Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CL
Colgate-Palmolive
4.7562 of 5 stars
$97.27
+0.3%
$92.94
-4.5%
+24.7%$79.80B$19.46B30.7834,000Positive News
KMB
Kimberly-Clark
4.1764 of 5 stars
$139.49
-0.4%
$141.31
+1.3%
+1.4%$46.97B$20.43B25.6441,000Analyst Forecast
Positive News
CHD
Church & Dwight
4.404 of 5 stars
$108.94
+0.0%
$106.19
-2.5%
+11.7%$26.64B$5.87B34.585,550
CLX
Clorox
3.8251 of 5 stars
$136.64
+0.7%
$146.43
+7.2%
-12.9%$16.97B$7.21B70.808,700Positive News
High Trading Volume
WDFC
WD-40
3.7811 of 5 stars
$221.60
-0.9%
$313.00
+41.2%
+17.3%$3.00B$537.26M44.23613Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
SPB
Spectrum Brands
4.4858 of 5 stars
$89.32
-0.8%
$99.86
+11.8%
+17.2%$2.60B$2.92B1.813,100
CENTA
Central Garden & Pet
3.3778 of 5 stars
$33.64
+1.9%
$41.75
+24.1%
+45.3%$2.27B$3.31B15.116,300Positive News
High Trading Volume
ODC
Oil-Dri Co. of America
3.1633 of 5 stars
$62.52
-2.6%
N/A+11.2%$455.77M$413.02M10.53884High Trading Volume
UL
Unilever
0.5315 of 5 stars
$56.07
-0.2%
$54.00
-3.7%
+8.6%$140.55B$59.60B0.00128,000Positive News
ECL
Ecolab
4.5358 of 5 stars
$243.72
-0.1%
$239.56
-1.7%
+35.7%$69.60B$15.32B45.1348,000Ex-Dividend
Analyst Forecast
High Trading Volume

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This page (NYSE:PG) was last updated on 6/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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