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Raising guidance

Two quarters through the new fiscal year, P&G is optimistic about the business. In fact, executives raised their sales growth target to 2.5% from 2%, compared to the 1% uptick in 2016 and the flat result in the prior year. In part because of the economic challenges mentioned above, they left their earnings forecast unchanged. Still, the projected 5% profit uptick would be the first time in three fiscal years that P&G has hit its long-run earnings growth target.

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