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Procter & Gamble Co
- Sector: Consumer Goods
- Industry: Consumer Non-Durables
- Website: www.pg.com
- After four years of belt-tightening, American companies are good at squeezing more profit out of every dollar of sales - a skill that chief executives regard as critical in the face of an uncertain economy.
- U.S. stocks rose Friday, lifting the S&P 500 index to its first finish above 1,500 since late 2007, on improving profit from Procter & Gamble Co. and other quarterly results.
- Kimberly-Clark Corp. (KMB) Chief Executive Tom Falk says Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) hasn't taken off the gloves yet in categories where the two consumer-product giants compete, like diapers, paper towels and toilet tissue.
- Procter & Gamble Co's quarterly profit soared past expectations as the world's largest household products maker used higher prices and new products to reignite growth in sluggish markets such as the United States.
- Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) Chief Executive Bob McDonald once again bought some breathing room from activist investors as fiscal second-quarter earnings handily topped the company's projections due to improving sales trends and cost savings materializing faster than planned.
- Procter & Gamble impressed Wall Street by more than doubling its fiscal second-quarter profits and hiking its full-year guidance above estimates.
- The S&P 500 was set to continue climbing higher Friday after notching its longest winning streak in more than six years in the previous session as traders cheered upbeat corporate earnings and data from Germany.
- The S&P continued its charge higher, hitting fresh five-year highs, as traders continue cheering generally upbeat corporate earnings and economic data.
- The S&P 500 continued its steady march higher Friday, closing in the green for the eighth day in a row in its longest winning streak in more than eight years as traders cheered corporate earnings.
- Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever Plc/NV's share price hit an all-time high on Wednesday as growth beat expectations, propelled by strong sales of its haircare products and soaps in emerging markets.