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

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$66.48 +1.03 (+1.57 %)
(As of 02/18/2019 03:24 PM ET)
Previous Close$65.45
Today's Range$65.80 - $66.5350
52-Week Range$57.41 - $72.61
Volume5.37 million shs
Average Volume4.60 million shs
Market Capitalization$57.66 billion
P/E Ratio22.38
Dividend Yield2.57%
Beta0.78
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$15.54 billion
Cash Flow$3.6052 per share
Book Value$0.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.40 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees35,900
Market Cap$57.66 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 10th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 23rd will be given 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 2.53%. The ex-dividend date 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 authorized a share buyback program on Monday, June 18th 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Colgate-Palmolive's earnings last quarter?

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January, 25th. The company reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.01. The firm earned $3.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.78 billion. Colgate-Palmolive had a return on equity of 25,268.29% and a net margin of 15.44%. The firm's revenue was down 2.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.75 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, April 26th 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, April 26th 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 objectives for Colgate-Palmolive's shares. Their forecasts range from $54.00 to $73.00. On average, they anticipate Colgate-Palmolive's stock price to reach $65.1333 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.0%. 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 1 sell rating, 11 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. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "We maintain our Hold / $61 PT following the Colgate Total relaunch event in NYC (1/31). Despite clinical advances, significant investment, and improved price/mix, we are less certain the brand is a game changer given consumers’ shift from total care toothpaste products and relatively indistinguishable packaging vs. the existing brand. The stock’s recent bounce leaves valuation full at 22.5x NTM P/E (in-line w/hist. 5% prem. to HPC stocks) – Hold. We attended the Colgate Total re-launch event in NYC (1/31), which was primarily targeted toward media and valued product influencers, that sets the stage for the brand’s official roll-out. We are less certain this is a game-changer as total claim toothpaste brands have lost share in the US and the product’s packaging is relatively indistinguishable vs. its existing namesake product (see Chart 1)." (2/1/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We especially enjoyed the surprise performance by JoJo and sneak peek at CL’s Super Bowl ad featuring Luke Wilson. We also spent time in CL’s innovation area and saw firsthand the benefits of CL’s extensive R&D including anti-sensitivity, instant neutralization of odors, incremental enamel protection and new flavors. It also helped us conceptualize the significant marketing and promotional support that the brand will receive and as such, we came away feeling better about the potential for success of the Total relaunch. However, we also note that the uptick in spending CL is taking across its entire portfolio to accelerate organic sales growth (we est. +80bps) is also pressuring EPS (which is expected to be down -MSD in FY19)." (1/31/2019)
  • 3. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Colgate lagged the industry in the past month due to a bleak earnings outlook for 2019. The company expects strong sales growth in 2019 backed by accelerated investments in brands, higher pricing and strong innovation. However, earnings are likely to be soft owing higher raw material costs, increase in tax rate, and uncertainties in the global markets and currency rates. Colgate reported top and bottom line beat in fourth-quarter 2018, retaining its meet or beat earnings track record. Meanwhile, earnings and sales dipped year over year marred by unfavorable currency rates. Additionally, the company continued its soft margins trend, which is likely to persist in 2019. Nonetheless, favorable pricing aided organic sales growth in the fourth quarter, which should sustain in 2019. Furthermore, its innovation efforts marked by the re-launch of Colgate Total and Hill’s Science Diet, as well as expansion of the naturals range, remain impressive." (1/30/2019)

Has Colgate-Palmolive been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CL stock have been trending positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Colgate-Palmolive earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.99%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.75%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.19%), Northern Trust Corp (1.24%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.22%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.65%). 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 Fundsmith LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Eaton Vance Management, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Voloridge Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Colgate-Palmolive company stock in the last year include Daniel B Marsili, Dennis J Hickey, 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Geode Capital Management LLC and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. 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 $66.48.

How big of a company is Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive has a market capitalization of $57.66 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 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:  374 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  767 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,141
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This page was last updated on 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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