Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL): Price and Financial Metrics

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL): $81.50

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CL Stock Summary

  • Colgate Palmolive Co's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 98.55% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 39.71 for Colgate Palmolive Co; that's greater than it is for 98.83% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CL is more volatile than merely 1.63% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Colgate Palmolive Co, a group of peers worth examining would be PUK, SPGI, KMB, SYY, and ITW.
  • CL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Colgate Palmolive Co's official web site, go to

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CL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $81.50 52-week high $86.41
Prev. close $80.37 52-week low $65.54
Day low $79.82 Volume 1,925,941
Day high $81.88 Avg. volume 4,918,745
50-day MA $77.77 Dividend yield 2.19%
200-day MA $79.23 Market Cap 69.07B

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Company Bio

Colgate-Palmolive manufactures and markets consumer products worldwide. It operates in two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The company was founded in 1806 and is based in New York, New York.

CL Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$81.50$35.98 -55%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Colgate Palmolive Co. To summarize, we found that Colgate Palmolive Co ranked in the 36th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF analysis suggests the stock is overvalued by about 55%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Colgate Palmolive Co ended up being:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 22.23; that's higher than 83.56% of US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • CL's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 32.65% of tickers in our DCF set.

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PG, POST, CHD, DTEA, and HSY can be thought of as valuation peers to CL, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Defensive sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest CL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Colgate Palmolive Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CL as an investment opportunity.

Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts 2021 First Quarter Earnings Conference Call April 30, 2021 – 8:30 a.m. ET

Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) will provide a live webcast of its 2021 first quarter earnings conference call on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. ET. The call will be hosted by Chairman, President and CEO, Noel Wallace, and Chief Investor Relations Officer, John Faucher.

Yahoo | April 16, 2021

3 Upcoming Dividend Increases Including 2 Dividend Kings

Photo by erhui1979/DigitalVision Vectors via Getty Images This article series helps to keep investors informed of upcoming dividend increases. Any company can increase its dividend, but these companies have a history of annual increases. For investors, this can be an opportunity to start or add to positions before an increased...

Dividend Derek on Seeking Alpha | April 15, 2021

Colgate-Palmolive shares up 0.55% as Nifty gains

The stock quoted a 52-week high price of Rs 1675.8 and low of Rs 1257.2.

Economic Times India | April 13, 2021

Estimating The Intrinsic Value Of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL)

Today we'll do a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of Colgate-Palmolive...

Yahoo | April 10, 2021

Colgate-Palmolive: A Reasonably Valued Consumer Goods Play

The company has capitalized on the pandemic through increased e-commerce sales

Yahoo | April 9, 2021

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CL Price Returns

1-mo 9.31%
3-mo 2.76%
6-mo 3.94%
1-year 15.52%
3-year 29.82%
5-year 32.78%
YTD -3.62%
2020 27.17%
2019 18.60%
2018 -19.19%
2017 17.88%
2016 0.44%

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