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P&G May Be Simpler, More Efficient, But Investors Anxious For Growth

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Firm has largely completed its portfolio trimming and restructuring and continues to see productivity gains, but organic growth fell short of many investors' expectations in fiscal 2015, inching up 1% for the year. During a fiscal 2015 full-year earnings call July 30, analysts questioned P&G's strategy, expected timing for improvements and whether recent divestitures will have the impact the firm foresees.

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