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Heard during Procter & Gamble's earnings call

  • Execs with Procter & Gamble (PG +2.7%) highlighted the consistent demand the multinational saw across global markets and notes late-quarter strength sets up FQ3 for solid organic sales growth.
  • An important note is that profits are growing at a faster rate than sales on a constant currency basis in developing markets. Russia, China, and Brazil should see even more margin accretion as innovation and local manufacturing contributes.
  • The company expects to make share repurchases of between $4B and $5B this year.
  • Good news on the diaper front: P&G's market share for diapers rose 150 bps over the last year in the U.S.
  • Earnings call transcript
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Comments (6)
  • tomlos
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    queue all of the P&G dooms dayers that have been lurking around for a long time now..
    24 Jan 2014, 01:46 PM Reply Like
  • wyostocks
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    Don't believe everything you hear on a CC.
    24 Jan 2014, 01:58 PM Reply Like
  • june1234
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    If you have to long it stick with the ones that are holding up (for now) when everything else isn't. next week is margin call week
    24 Jan 2014, 04:08 PM Reply Like
  • Pepo2012
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    The population growth in emerging market will drive the overall growth for PG.
    24 Jan 2014, 09:43 PM Reply Like
  • chummybeagle
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    Ackman probably single handedly pushed up demand for diapers in the 4Q as Herbalife moved past 80 a share.
    24 Jan 2014, 11:23 PM Reply Like
  • Kraken
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    I guess Icahn will single handedly push diaper demand in Q1 then.
    25 Jan 2014, 12:46 AM Reply Like
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