The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) stated first quarter fiscal year 2020 net sales of $17.80B, a boost of seven percent as compared to the prior year. Apart From the net impacts of foreign exchange, acquisitions and divestitures, organic sales also raised seven percent. Diluted net earnings per share were $1.360, up 11.00 percent as compared to the prior year. Core earnings per share raised 22.00 percent to $1.370. Currency-neutral core EPS raised 24.00 percent as compared to the prior year.
Operating cash flow was $4.20B for the quarter. Adjusted free cash flow productivity was 91.00 percent. The Company returned $4.90B of cash to shareholders via $1.90B of dividend payments and $3.00B of common stock repurchases.