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

$67.67
-0.73 (-1.07 %)
(As of 10/16/2019 10:19 AM ET)
Today's Range
$67.67
Now: $67.67
$68.25
50-Day Range
$68.60
MA: $72.14
$74.70
52-Week Range
$57.41
Now: $67.67
$76.41
Volume51,543 shs
Average Volume3.24 million shs
Market Capitalization$58.06 billion
P/E Ratio22.69
Dividend Yield2.44%
Beta0.75
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$3.45 per share
Book Value$0.23 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.40 billion
Return on Equity-10,821.98%

Miscellaneous

Employees34,500
Market Cap$58.06 billion
Next Earnings Date11/1/2019 (Confirmed)
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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 11th. Investors of record on Wednesday, October 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, November 15th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.55%. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Monday, June 18th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $5,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 9% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Colgate-Palmolive's earnings last quarter?

Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 26th. The company reported $0.72 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $0.72. The business had revenue of $3.87 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.88 billion. Colgate-Palmolive had a negative return on equity of 10,821.98% and a net margin of 14.77%. Colgate-Palmolive's revenue for the quarter was down .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.77 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, November 1st 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, November 1st at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for CL?

17 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Colgate-Palmolive's stock. Their predictions range from $58.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Colgate-Palmolive's stock price to reach $73.14 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Colgate-Palmolive.

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

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Colgate-Palmolive in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 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. 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)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Colgate surpassed the industry year to date owing to a robust surprise trend, which continued in first-quarter 2019. This marked the second straight quarter of sales beat and third positive earnings surprise of the last five quarters. Robust volumes and favorable pricing aided organic sales growth in the quarter. In 2019, the company expects benefits of pricing and productivity programs to considerably offset rise in raw material costs. Accelerated investments in brands, strong innovation, and expansion in new markets and channels, is likely to aid sales in 2019. However, the company is plagued with a soft margins and currency headwinds for a while now. Increased raw material and packaging costs as well as higher SG&A expenses are likely to hurt margins throughout 2019. Further, adverse currency should mar earnings and sales in 2019." (6/7/2019)

Has Colgate-Palmolive been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about CL stock has been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Colgate-Palmolive earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Colgate-Palmolive.

Are investors shorting Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive saw a increase in short interest during the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 12,850,000 shares, an increase of 20.7% from the August 30th total of 10,650,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,260,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.9 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the 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), Mcdonald's (MCD), Walt Disney (DIS), The Coca-Cola (KO), AT&T (t), Verizon Communications (VZ), Chevron (CVX) 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 shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.19%), LGT Capital Partners LTD. (0.08%), Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.07%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.06%), Artemis Investment Management LLP (0.04%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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, 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 State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Private Asset Management Inc., Cerebellum GP LLC and Toth Financial Advisory Corp. 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 institutional investors are buying Colgate-Palmolive stock?

CL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LGT Capital Partners LTD., Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Confluence Investment Management LLC, Artemis Investment Management LLP, Pacer Advisors Inc., Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, TIAA FSB and Northside Capital 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Colgate-Palmolive's stock price today?

One share of CL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $67.39.

How big of a company is Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive has a market capitalization of $57.82 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:  426 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  823 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,249
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 10/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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