Proctor & Gamble (NYSE:PG) posted a stronger than expected set of Q1 2022 results. While revenue grew by 7% year-over-year to $19.4 billion, adjusted earnings per share rose 6% to $1.33. However, gross margins declined by 400 basis points versus Q1 2021 to 46.7%.
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While revenue growth was driven by the company’s healthcare and fabric & home care segments, P&G’s margins are being impacted by rising inflation and higher commodity costs.
P&G stock was up by 2.5% in Wednesday’s trading.
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