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The Procter & Gamble Company Reports Operating Results (10-Q)
Posted by: gurufocus (IP Logged)
Date: January 25, 2013 04:06PM
The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2012-12-31. Procter & Gamble Co has a market cap of $199.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $72.79 with a P/E ratio of 23.8 and P/S ratio of 2.6. The dividend yield of Procter & Gamble Co stocks is 3.1%. Procter & Gamble Co had an annual average earning growth of 5.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Procter & Gamble Co the business predictability rank of 1-star.
Highlight of Business Operations:The following table provides the percentage of net sales and net earnings by reportable business segment for the three months ended December 31, 2012 (excludes net sales and net earnings in Corporate):
The following table provides the percentage of net sales and net earnings by reportable business segment for the six months ended December 31, 2012 (excludes net sales and net earnings in Corporate):
The following discussion provides a review of results by business segment. Analyses of the results for the three and six months ended December 31, 2012 are provided based on a comparison to the same three- and six-month periods ended December 31, 2011. The primary financial measures used to evaluate segment performance are net sales and net earnings. The table below provides supplemental information on net sales and net earnings by business segment for the three and six months ended December 31, 2012 versus the comparable prior year periods (amounts in millions):
Cash used for investing activities was $2.4 billion for the fiscal year to date, an increase of $888 million versus the prior year period. Capital expenditures consumed $1.5 billion or 3.6% of net sales, as compared to $1.8 billion in the prior year period. Net acquisitions and divestitures consumed $649 million mainly due to the buyout of our Baby Care and Feminine Care Iberian joint venture partner, partially offset by the sale of the household appliances business and Italy bleach business.
Stocks Discussed: PG,