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Analysis before buying or selling Procter & Gamble shares

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Among the stocks of large US companies that you can trade online using CFDs, there is of course the Procter & Gamble group. So we'll be taking a closer look at this share and reveal the information you'll need as part of your analyses of this value. Through this article, you'll discover the precise activities of the company, its main international competitors, its recent partnerships as well as data ideas to follow as part of your fundamental analysis

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ISIN code: US7427181091
Ticker: NYSE: PG
Index or market: NYSE

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Elements to consider before selling or buying Procter & Gamble shares

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First of all, you should follow the development of certain segments and markets with interest such as the men's cosmetics market, which is one of the segments in which the group is most present.

Analysis N°2

All the projects and operations carried out by the group aimed at improving its productivity are also interesting growth indicators.

Analysis N°3

The price of raw materials along with Procter & Gamble's relations with its suppliers are also elements which can have an influence on this share.

Analysis N°4

The group's acquisition of new brands and companies is also be an interesting signal for a better positioning on the market.

Analysis N°5

Finally, you should keep a close eye on the main competitors of the company presented below.

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General presentation of Procter & Gamble

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The Procter & Gamble group is an American company specializing in the consumer goods sector and one of the leaders in the manufacture and sale of consumer goods products in the world.

To better understand the group's activities, they can be divided into several divisions according to the percentage of turnover they generate as so:

  • Care and hygiene products generate 38.4% of the group's turnover with oral hygiene products including toothpastes, toothbrushes and mouthwashes under brands like Crest, Oral-B and Scope, pharmaceutical products under the Vicks and Prilosec brands, baby nappies with the brand Pampers, toilet paper with the brand Charmin, paper towels with the brand Bounty or even feminine protections with the Always and Tampax brands.
  • Home care and linen care products represent 32.6% of the group's turnover with dishwashing liquids, detergents, stain removers, softeners, deodorants and bleach under the brands Ariel, Downy, Dash, Tide, Bonux, Mr Clean, Swiffer, Febreze and even Ace.
  • Next come beauty products with 19% of turnover, including hair care, shampoos, colorants and conditioners under the Pantene, Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Wella and Koleston brands, body care such as soaps, shower gel, deodorants under the Camay, Zest, Secret or Old Spices brands, cosmetic products such as make-up and face care products with the Max Factir, Covergirl and Olay brands and perfumes with the Hugo Boss, Lacoste and Escada brands.
  • Finally, shaving products generate 9.1% of turnover with blades, razors or batteries under the Gilette, Mach3, Braun or Fusion brands.

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The major competitors of Procter & Gamble

Now let's take a look at the direct economic environment of Procter & Gamble with a presentation of its main competitors on the international market:

Colgate Palmolive 

This American Company is also a specialist in the production and sale of cleaning and hygiene products and an international player in this market with well-known brands.


The German group Henkel is another serious competitor of P&G and offers detergents and household cleaning products, cosmetics and glues and adhesives.


This British and Dutch company is also one of the main players in this market with many brands of cleaning products, body care and cosmetics.


this French company specializes in cosmetic products and is an international group that is currently the world leader in this sector of activity.

Johnson & Johnson

Finally, this American company in the pharmaceutical sector also competes with Procter & Gamble in the hygiene products and cosmetics segment.

The major partners of Procter & Gamble

Although the Procter & Gamble group has many enemies on the market, it can also count on the support of its partners. The strategic alliances set up by the group in the past which are presented here will give you an idea of the importance of this type of operation for the growth of the company and its stock market share.


WalMart is one of the largest retailers that Procter & Gamble works with. It's even the leader in this sector in the USA. The two companies have set up a partnership enabling them each to be more efficient through mutual information sharing and coordination of their activities. The information system put in place includes information on transactions, operations and strategies.


Finally, another interesting partnership is the one that Procter & Gamble has set up with the EDF Renewable Energy subsidiary of the EDF group , which specializes in renewable energies in North America. This partnership concerns the supply of wind power to all P&G North American sites by the French group.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the geographic distribution of Procter & Gamble's revenue?

Currently, the Procter & Gamble group generates 39% of its turnover in the United States. Its second most important market is that of Western Europe with 19% of its turnover. Next comes the Asian market with 18% of turnover, the Central European and Middle East / Africa market with 14% and the Latin American market with 10% of total turnover.

Who are the biggest shareholders of Procter & Gamble?

Among the Procter & Gamble shareholders who hold the most shares, there is The Vanguard Group with 8.73% of the shares, BlackRock with 6.71%, State Street Corporation with 4.76%, Vanguard Investments Australia with 2.84%, BlackRock Funds Advisors with 2.28% and Fidelitu Management & Research Company with 2.37% of the shares.

How to follow the Procter & Gamble share price?

It's quite easy to follow the Procter & Gamble share price online since it's listed on the NYSE Main Market in the United States. You'll be able to consult the stock charts of this value from your online trading platform with the possibility of displaying various technical analysis indicators to make your strategies successful.

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