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Colgate-Palmolive Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:CL)

$66.71
-0.04 (-0.06 %)
(As of 11/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$66.22
Now: $66.71
$66.88
50-Day Range
$65.35
MA: $68.25
$72.07
52-Week Range
$57.51
Now: $66.71
$76.41
Volume2.62 million shs
Average Volume3.53 million shs
Market Capitalization$57.17 billion
P/E Ratio22.46
Dividend Yield2.58%
Beta0.73
Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. It offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; and personal care products, such as liquid hand soaps, bar soaps, shower gels, deodorants and antiperspirants, skin care products, and shampoos and conditioners. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Toilet preparations
Sub-IndustryHousehold Products
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIP19416210
Phone212-310-2000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.54 billion
Cash Flow$3.57 per share
Book Value$0.20 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.40 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees34,500
Market Cap$57.17 billion
Next Earnings Date1/24/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Colgate-Palmolive's stock symbol?

Colgate-Palmolive trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CL."

How often does Colgate-Palmolive pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 11th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, October 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, November 15th. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, October 22nd. View Colgate-Palmolive's Dividend History.

How will Colgate-Palmolive's stock buyback program work?

Colgate-Palmolive announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Monday, June 18th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Colgate-Palmolive's earnings last quarter?

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.01. The firm earned $3.93 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.95 billion. Colgate-Palmolive had a net margin of 15.04% and a return on equity of 6,492.71%. The business's revenue was up 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.72 EPS. View Colgate-Palmolive's Earnings History.

When is Colgate-Palmolive's next earnings date?

Colgate-Palmolive is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, January 24th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Colgate-Palmolive.

What price target have analysts set for CL?

16 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Colgate-Palmolive's shares. Their forecasts range from $58.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Colgate-Palmolive's share price to reach $72.77 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Colgate-Palmolive.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Colgate-Palmolive?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Colgate-Palmolive in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 8 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Colgate-Palmolive.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Colgate-Palmolive stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Colgate-Palmolive stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Colgate have declined and underperformed the industry in the past six months, driven by its strained margin trend. In third-quarter 2019, escalated expenses of raw and packaging materials, including foreign-currency transaction costs, hurt gross margin. This coupled with higher SG&A expenses, as a rate of sales, hurt operating profits. Consequently, earnings fell year over year and are likely to decline in mid-single digits in 2019. Also, adverse currency impacts cannot be ignored. Nevertheless, Colgate expects strong top-line gains from accelerated investments in brands, pricing and innovation along with expansion in new markets and e-commerce capabilities. Moreover, it expects to sustain organic sales growth trend in 2019, backed by higher volume and pricing. Management now estimates organic sales growth of 3-4%." (11/4/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We are raising our price target by $3 to $68 to reflect CL’s fundamental progress to date, but maintain our Market Perform rating largely on valuation." (6/17/2019)

Has Colgate-Palmolive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CL stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Colgate-Palmolive earned a daily sentiment score of -1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Colgate-Palmolive.

Are investors shorting Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 13,220,000 shares, an increase of 5.5% from the September 30th total of 12,530,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,380,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days. Currently, 1.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Colgate-Palmolive's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Colgate-Palmolive's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Colgate-Palmolive own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Colgate-Palmolive investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Procter & Gamble (PG), PepsiCo (PEP), Walt Disney (DIS), Mcdonald's (MCD), AT&T (t), The Coca-Cola (KO), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Colgate-Palmolive's key executives?

Colgate-Palmolive's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ian M. Cook, Exec. Chairman (Age 66)
  • Mr. Noel R. Wallace, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Henning I. Jakobsen, Chief Financial Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. P. Justin Skala, Exec. VP and Chief Growth & Strategy Officer (Age 59)
  • Dr. Patricia D. Verduin Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer (Age 60)

Who are Colgate-Palmolive's major shareholders?

Colgate-Palmolive's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.90%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.55%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.38%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.19%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.19%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.16%). Company insiders that own Colgate-Palmolive stock include Daniel B Marsili, Dennis J Hickey, Ellen M Hancock, Franck J Moison, Helene D Gayle, Henning I Jakobsen, Ian M Cook, Jennifer Daniels, John J Huston, John T Cahill, John W Kooyman, Justin Skala, Mukul Deoras, Noel R Wallace, Patricia Verduin, Philip G Shotts, Prabha Parameswaran and Stephen I Sadove. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Colgate-Palmolive.

Which major investors are selling Colgate-Palmolive stock?

CL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Nippon Life Insurance Co., Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Hikari Power Ltd, AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, YCG LLC and Banco Santander S.A.. Company insiders that have sold Colgate-Palmolive company stock in the last year include Dennis J Hickey, Henning I Jakobsen, Ian M Cook, Jennifer Daniels, John J Huston, John T Cahill, John W Kooyman, Justin Skala, Noel R Wallace, Patricia Verduin, Philip G Shotts, Prabha Parameswaran and Stephen I Sadove. View Insider Buying and Selling for Colgate-Palmolive.

Which major investors are buying Colgate-Palmolive stock?

CL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., PGGM Investments, Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI, Great Lakes Advisors LLC and Railway Pension Investments Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Colgate-Palmolive.

How do I buy shares of Colgate-Palmolive?

Shares of CL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Colgate-Palmolive's stock price today?

One share of CL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.71.

How big of a company is Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive has a market capitalization of $57.17 billion and generates $15.54 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.40 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.97 on an earnings per share basis. Colgate-Palmolive employs 34,500 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Colgate-Palmolive.

What is Colgate-Palmolive's official website?

The official website for Colgate-Palmolive is http://www.colgatepalmolive.com/.

How can I contact Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive's mailing address is 300 PARK AVE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The company can be reached via phone at 212-310-2000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE CL)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  432 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  830 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,262
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Colgate-Palmolive and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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