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P&G: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

January 23, 2019

CINCINNATI (AP) _ Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $3.19 billion.

The Cincinnati-based company said it had profit of $1.22 per share. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and non-recurring costs, were $1.25 per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.21 per share.

The world’s largest consumer products maker posted revenue of $17.44 billion in the period, also exceeding Street forecasts. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $17.19 billion.

P&G shares have fallen roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index has climbed 5 percent. The stock has fallen almost 1 percent in the last 12 months.

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This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on PG at https://www.zacks.com/ap/PG

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