Procter & Gamble has confirmed previously announced sales and earnings guidance for the fourth quarter of the 2005/06 fiscal year.

The company said it still expects sales growth for the fourth quarter of between 20% and 24%, with diluted earnings per share forecast to be in the range of US$0.52 to $0.54.

P&G also announced that it plans to publish its final results for the fourth quarter and for the full 2005/06 fiscal year on 2 August 2006.