NYSE:CL - Colgate-Palmolive Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$62.01 -0.12 (-0.19 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 03:02 PM ET)
Previous Close$62.13
Today's Range$61.92 - $62.48
52-Week Range$57.41 - $77.91
Volume2.06 million shs
Average Volume4.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$53.96 billion
P/E Ratio21.61
Dividend Yield2.70%
Beta0.75
Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, and deodorants and antiperspirants; and home care products, such as laundry and dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, and other related products. It also provides pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs; a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions; and various products with natural ingredients. The company's principal global and regional trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom's of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill's Science Diet, Hill's Prescription Diet, and Hill's Ideal Balance. It markets and sells its oral, personal and home care products to various retail and wholesale customers, and distributors; and pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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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$15.45 billion
Cash Flow$3.4279 per share
Book Value$0.28 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.02 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees35,900
Market Cap$53.96 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, January 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, February 15th. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 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 initiated a share repurchase program on Monday, June 18th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows 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 management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Colgate-Palmolive's earnings last quarter?

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, October, 26th. The company reported $0.72 EPS for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72. The firm earned $3.85 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $3.89 billion. Colgate-Palmolive had a net margin of 13.55% and a return on equity of 12,004.60%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.73 earnings per share. 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 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Colgate-Palmolive.

How can I listen to Colgate-Palmolive's earnings call?

Colgate-Palmolive will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, January 25th at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for CL?

16 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Colgate-Palmolive's stock. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $79.00. On average, they expect Colgate-Palmolive's stock price to reach $66.7857 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% 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, 10 hold ratings and 4 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, "Colgate is smoothly progressing with its cost-savings program. Notably, the Global Growth and Efficiency Program and Funding the Growth initiative are delivering impressive results. Management approved an expansion and extension of the program through Dec 31, 2019, which will enable it to take advantage of the incremental opportunities while streamlining operations. Further, the company’s meet or beat earnings long track record remains impressive. It also provided a favorable earnings view for 2018. However, the stock has lagged the industry in the past three months. It has a dismal sales trend, missing estimates in 21 of the last 22 quarters. Management anticipates a tough backdrop due to uncertain global markets and slowing category growth worldwide. It expects sales to decline low-single digits in the fourth quarter. Also, the company has been witnessing strained margins for the last few quarters, which is likely to persist going ahead." (1/10/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We maintain our FY18/FY19 EPS estimates by $3.02/$3.27 and our $64 price target." (7/27/2018)

Has Colgate-Palmolive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about CL stock has been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Colgate-Palmolive earned a coverage optimism score of 3.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

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

Who are Colgate-Palmolive's key executives?

Colgate-Palmolive's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ian M. Cook, Chairman & CEO (Age 65)
  • Mr. Noel R. Wallace, Pres & COO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Dennis J. Hickey, Vice Chairman (Age 70)
  • Mr. Franck J. Moison, Vice Chairman (Age 64)
  • Mr. P. Justin Skala, Exec. VP and Chief Growth & Strategy Officer (Age 58)

Who are Colgate-Palmolive's major shareholders?

Colgate-Palmolive's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.18%), Packer & Co Ltd (0.14%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.11%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), BTIM Corp. (0.07%) and Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC (0.06%). 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, Justin Skala, Mukul Deoras, Noel R Wallace, Patricia Verduin, Philip G Shotts, Richard J Kogan, Stephen I Sadove and Victoria L Dolan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Colgate-Palmolive.

Which institutional investors are selling Colgate-Palmolive stock?

CL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Bath Savings Trust Co, Boston Advisors LLC, Bristlecone Advisors LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Personal Capital Advisors Corp, Private Asset Management Inc. and Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Colgate-Palmolive company stock in the last year include Daniel B Marsili, Dennis J Hickey, Ellen M Hancock, Franck J Moison, Helene D Gayle, Henning I Jakobsen, Ian M Cook, John J Huston, John T Cahill, Justin Skala, Mukul Deoras, Noel R Wallace, Patricia Verduin and Philip G Shotts. View Insider Buying and Selling for Colgate-Palmolive.

Which institutional investors are buying Colgate-Palmolive stock?

CL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Packer & Co Ltd, USS Investment Management Ltd, Rockland Trust Co., Bright Rock Capital Management LLC, Virtu Financial LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Deane Retirement Strategies Inc. and Confluence Investment Management LLC. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Colgate-Palmolive's stock price today?

One share of CL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $62.05.

How big of a company is Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive has a market capitalization of $53.96 billion and generates $15.45 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $2.02 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.87 on an earnings per share basis. Colgate-Palmolive employs 35,900 workers across the globe.

What is Colgate-Palmolive's official website?

The official website for Colgate-Palmolive is http://www.colgate.com/en-us/en/us/oc.

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:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  367 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  758 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,125
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This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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