Salient Trust Company Lta Has Cut Procter And Gamble Co (PG) Stake; Central Garden & Pet Co (CENT) Has 1.23 Sentiment

January 14, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Salient Trust Company Lta decreased Procter And Gamble Co (PG) stake by 3.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Salient Trust Company Lta sold 7,919 shares as Procter And Gamble Co (PG)’s stock declined 5.32%. The Salient Trust Company Lta holds 251,140 shares with $22.85M value, down from 259,059 last quarter. Procter And Gamble Co now has $227.34B valuation. The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $89.61. About 8.11M shares traded or 20.59% up from the average. The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.16% the S&P500.

Central Garden & Pet Company, together with its subsidiaries, produces and markets products for the pet, and lawn and garden supplies industries in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.85 billion. It operates through two divisions, Pet and Garden. It has a 24.09 P/E ratio. The Pet segment supplies products for dogs and cats comprising edible bones, edible and non-edible chews, rawhide, dog and cat food and treats, toys, pet carriers, grooming supplies, and other accessories; and food, cages and habitats, toys, chews, and related accessories for birds, small animals, and specialty pets.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 19 selling transactions for $6.75 million activity. On Tuesday, August 15 the insider Bishop Steven D sold $318,644. FergusonMchugh MaryLynn sold $265,554 worth of stock. Giovanni Ciserani sold $422,374 worth of stock. 838 shares were sold by Abdelfattah Mohamed Samir Abdelrazek, worth $77,130 on Tuesday, August 15. $158,126 worth of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) shares were sold by TASTAD CAROLYN M. The insider Schomburger Jeffrey K sold $199,728. Skoufalos Ioannis sold $266,273 worth of stock or 2,893 shares.

Analysts await The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) to report earnings on January, 19. They expect $1.14 earnings per share, up 5.56% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.08 per share. PG’s profit will be $2.89B for 19.65 P/E if the $1.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual earnings per share reported by The Procter & Gamble Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.59% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.82 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 51 investors sold PG shares while 765 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 558 raised stakes. 1.50 billion shares or 1.10% more from 1.48 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Shapiro Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.01% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Godsey And Gibb Associate reported 154,288 shares. Ameriprise Finance invested 0.38% of its portfolio in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Perkins Coie Company invested 1.8% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Royal Financial Bank Of Canada has 7.34 million shares. Wg Shaheen Associates Dba Whitney holds 42,095 shares or 1.23% of its portfolio. Putnam Fl Mgmt holds 88,711 shares or 0.77% of its portfolio. Plancorp Lc holds 1.01% or 37,460 shares. Economic Planning Adv holds 0.38% or 11,005 shares in its portfolio. Jolley Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 3,186 shares. The North Carolina-based Horizon Invests Ltd Co has invested 0.2% in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG). Baring Asset Management Limited owns 0.1% invested in The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) for 19,012 shares. South Dakota Inv Council, a South Dakota-based fund reported 441,048 shares. Hengehold Ltd Llc invested in 6.66% or 275,867 shares. 132,485 were reported by Davis R M.

Among 24 analysts covering Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Proctor & Gamble had 73 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies initiated the shares of PG in report on Wednesday, June 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Buy” rating by Johnson Rice on Friday, August 26. The company was downgraded on Thursday, July 30 by Credit Suisse. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 1. The stock of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Tuesday, September 1 by Morgan Stanley. UBS upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 14 report. Barclays Capital maintained The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Monday, March 21 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating by CLSA given on Wednesday, October 26. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) on Tuesday, January 19 to “Buy” rating.

The stock decreased 0.92% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $36.61. About 118,256 shares traded or 55.96% up from the average. Central Garden & Pet Company (CENT) has risen 76.19% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 59.49% the S&P500.

Timpani Capital Management Llc holds 1.27% of its portfolio in Central Garden & Pet Company for 89,696 shares. Diker Management Llc owns 66,350 shares or 1.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Portolan Capital Management Llc has 0.99% invested in the company for 214,068 shares. The Tennessee-based Martin & Co Inc Tn has invested 0.84% in the stock. Rbf Capital Llc, a California-based fund reported 78,967 shares.

Analysts await Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.14 EPS, up 16.67% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.12 per share. CENT’s profit will be $7.07 million for 65.38 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.08 actual EPS reported by Central Garden & Pet Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 75.00% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $5.30 million activity.

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