$PG (The Procter & Gamble Company)

$PG {{ '2016-08-02T13:48:36+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

Olivia Tong of BoA asks about sales resourcing, 115 additional sales people over last 2 years & how it compares to historicals. $PG said the 115 was for US & looking at 5 years earlier, sales coverage went down. So $PG had meaningful sales productivity improvements, but it overshot that with focus on field sales capability in fast growing channels.

$PG {{ '2017-09-07T15:46:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG issued statement in response to a white paper from Trian Fund Management. $PG is well positioned to maximize long-term shareholder value through balanced top-line growth, bottom-line growth and cash efficiency. The board strongly recommended that stockholders vote the Blue proxy card to maintain its momentum and continue advancing its plan.

$PG {{ '2017-08-28T14:47:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG strongly recommended that shareholders vote to support the company's Board by voting the Blue Proxy Card "For" all its highly qualified Director nominees. The company highlighted winning strategy and world-class board in letter to shareholders.

$PG {{ '2017-08-16T19:23:46+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG issued statement in response to Trian Partners’ Letter to Shareholders dated Aug. 16, 2017. $PG said Trian continues to offer no new, actionable ideas to drive additional value for $PG's shareholders. Trian and Nelson Peltz have repeatedly encouraged $PG to continue the execution of the current strategy and plan that $PG already has in place.

$PG {{ '2017-08-14T15:52:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG mailed a letter to its shareholders in connection with its upcoming 2017 Annual Meeting to be held on Oct. 10, 2017. The company strongly recommended shareholders vote "For" all of its highly qualified director nominees on the Blue proxy card.

$PG {{ '2017-07-28T16:49:19+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In grooming segment, $PG doesn't even have the full plan in the market. But there's additional actions that will take place over this six months to go ahead and get the rest of the plan in the market, the company said. $PG said the price change is the quickest it could do to address some of missing points on the ladder.

$PG {{ '2017-07-28T16:27:39+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PG expects net impact of interest expense, interest income, and other non-operating income to be 1-2 point headwind on FY18 core EPS growth. $PG sees core effective tax rate to be around 24%, roughly in line with the FY17 rate. $PG plans to deliver another year of 90% or better free cash flow productivity. This includes CapEx of 5-5.5% of sales.

$PG {{ '2017-07-28T16:12:44+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

In April, $PG took price reductions in the U.S. on male blades and razors to restore a more evenly spaced pricing ladder. In May, $PG repositioned and relaunched Gillette Shave Care, the shave club with Gillette on-demand. North America shave care grew volume in 4Q17 for the first time after eight consecutive quarters of volume declines.

$PG {{ '2017-07-28T16:01:25+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PG's Tide PODS and Gain Flings! have driven 90% of U.S. laundry detergent category growth since they were introduced. Today, those products generate 15% of category sales with P&G holding nearly 80% share of form. $PG expects this form to continue leading category growth. In 2017, 23% of households had tried unit dose detergents, up 40% from 2016.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:19:14+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG expects 1Q18 results to be the lowest organic sales and core EPS growth period of the year, as the period compares against the highest organic growth base period. Top-line headwinds from portfolio choices and the recent Gillette price reduction in the US will primarily impact 1H18 and will annualize as the year progresses.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:18:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG expects FY18 core EPS of 5-7% versus core EPS of $3.92 in FY17. $PG said it expects core EPS growth in FY18 to be driven primarily by core operating profit growth. All-in GAAP earnings per share are expected to decrease 26-28% versus FY17 GAAP EPS of $5.59.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:16:41+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG expects FY18 organic sales growth in the range of 2-3%. $PG estimates all-in sales growth of about 3% for FY18, which includes a neutral to half-a-percentage point benefit to sales growth from the combined impacts of foreign exchange and acquisitions & divestitures.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:13:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG's Fabric & Home Care segment organic sales rose 5% versus year ago. Fabric Care and Home Care organic sales both increased mid-single digits due to increased volume from product innovation. Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment organic sales were unchanged versus prior year.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:11:45+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG's Health Care segment organic sales declined 1% for 4Q17. Oral Care organic sales decreased low single digits due to competitive activity and reduced pricing on paste. Personal Health Care organic sales decreased low single digits due to an earlier cough and cold season versus prior year along with reductions in trade inventories.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:10:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG's Beauty segment organic sales for 4Q17 increased 5%. Organic sales were up high single digits in Skin & Personal Care on continued growth of super-premium SK-II skin care brand and higher pricing behind product innovation. Organic sales rose low single digits in Hair Care, on higher pricing across multiple regions and brands.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T12:08:05+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PG, which had a disappointing sales growth run lately, said Grooming segment organic sales for 4Q17 slid 1%, on lower pricing in Shave Care. Organic sales fell low single digits in Shave Care due to lower pricing in US. Gillette franchise is taking hit from value-based store brands and disruptive online offerings such as $UL's Dollar Shave Club.

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T11:44:05+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PG Procter & Gamble Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$PG {{ '2017-07-27T11:37:53+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Consumer products giant $PG reported a 14% growth in earnings driven by lower costs and expenses. Net income grew 14% to $2.2Bil from last year and EPS increased 19% to $0.82. Core EPS rose 8% to $0.85. Sales remained unchanged at $16.1Bil. Organic sales rose 2% driven by a 2% increase in organic shipment volume.

$PG {{ '2017-07-17T22:15:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PG said it continues to execute on bold productivity initiatives and plans to deliver up to $10Bil over the next five fiscal years. The company recently announced a 3% increase to its quarterly dividend, and expects total dividend payments to shareholders of more than $7Bil in FY17.

$RL {{ '2017-05-17T13:03:04+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RL appointed Patrice Louvet as President and CEO. His appointment will become effective July 17, 2017, at which time he will also be appointed to its BoD. Louvet will dual report to Ralph Lauren in his capacity as Executive Chairman of the Board and to its BoD. Louvet most recently served as Group President, Global Beauty at $PG.

$PG {{ '2017-04-26T14:45:19+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PG's organic sales grew 30% online in 3Q17. Ecommerce is now 5% of the company’s business meaning it is about $3Bil. It is primarily focused in the US, China and Northeast Asia, particularly Korea. China is about a $1Bil business currently and $PG expects it to be 20-30% of its business within the next 12-18 months. Korea forms 40%.

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