Procter & Gamble (PG) is one of the more popular consumer staples dividend stocks out there. With a long history of increasing its dividends, PG stock is a good play for investors looking for stable income investments. But Procter & Gamble stock has been lagging a bit, recently.
Since A.G. Lafley retook the helm at Procter & Gamble in May, PG stock is up 5% through December 24. That’s hardly a vote of confidence given the SPDR S&P 500 (SPY) has seen a 12% gain in the same period. Clearly, investors have serious doubts whether Lafley can cut costs while simultaneously reigniting growth.
With PG stock nowhere near a slam dunk it makes sense to consider other options that give you ownership in Procter & Gamble stock while still protecting you in case Lafley fail in his efforts. What are the best ETFs to own to get the job done? Here are five easy ways to throw PG stock in your cart.