Can Procter & Gamble Beat Lowered Expectations?

Consumer goods staple Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG  ) is all set to announce earnings tomorrow, but analysts aren't as optimistic about the company as they once were. Despite a very solid third quarter report in October and hitting an all-time high in November, analysts are backing down from their more positive predictions about Procter & Gamble's performance. Does this mean that investors should stay away from the company?

In this segment of the Motley Fool's consumer goods show, Consumer Countdown, CG analysts Michael Finarelli and Sean O'Reilly join host Mark Reeth to discuss what lies ahead for Procter & Gamble and if the company is still a worthwhile investment.

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