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Is This Dividend Superstar Losing Its Shine?

By Chris Hill - Apr 24, 2013 at 4:59PM

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This consumer products behemoth has just lowered guidance for the coming quarter. Does this mean your dividend is at risk?

The following video is from Wednesday's Motley Fool Money roundtable discussion, with host Chris Hill and analysts Ron Gross, Charly Travers, and James Early.

Procter & Gamble (PG 0.98%) reported a 6% increase in third-quarter profits. But the consumer-products giant lowered guidance for the fourth quarter and shares were down on the news. Procter & Gamble has been shedding some of its businesses. Is the company getting more focused, or is it losing its edge? In this installment of Motley Fool Money, our analysts discuss the future of the dividend giant.

The relevant video segment can be found between 5:10 and 6:43.

For the full video of today's Motley Fool Money, click here.

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