Is Procter & Gamble A Good Dividend Stock? Yes Indeed

Dec. 01, 2021 3:53 PM ETThe Procter & Gamble Company (PG)18 Comments
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Logan Kane


  • Procter & Gamble Co. catches my attention because profits are up in 2021, while the stock is about flat.
  • Investors fear inflation will hurt P&G stock, but I view these concerns as overblown due to P&G's high margins and economies of scale.
  • P&G has a 2.4% dividend yield and is likely to significantly outperform in the next downturn.
  • You won't make a fortune in Procter & Gamble stock, but investing in P&G (and other companies like it) has a risk profile that is lower than the stock market as a whole and returns that are much higher than bonds.

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Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG) stock is up substantially since 2017 when investors were pessimistic that the company would not be able to compete with nimble startups looking to grab market share. That year, billionaire activist investor

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