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

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Today's Latest Price: $78.05 USD

0.70 (-0.89%)

Updated Jan 27 2:51pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 62 in Consumer Goods

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CL Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $67,502,045,441, Colgate Palmolive Co has a greater market value than 96.71% of US stocks.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CL is 24.75 -- better than 98.92% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 65.63 for Colgate Palmolive Co; that's greater than it is for 99.55% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Colgate Palmolive Co are SPGI, PUK, ORLY, UBS, and MCO.
  • Visit CL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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CL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $78.05 52-week high $86.41
Prev. close $78.75 52-week low $58.49
Day low $77.95 Volume 3,786,788
Day high $78.99 Avg. volume 5,116,610
50-day MA $83.77 Dividend yield 2.23%
200-day MA $77.38 Market Cap 66.90B

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:
$78.05$39.22 -50%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Colgate Palmolive Co with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Colgate Palmolive Co ranked in the 35th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Colgate Palmolive Co ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 25.92; that's higher than 87.25% 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 34.08% of tickers in our DCF set.

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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 Remains A Buy

Since I put out my bullish recommendation on Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), the shares have returned about 10% against a gain of 26.5% for the S&P 500. I thought I’d check in on the name to see if it makes sense to add to the shares or trim the position at...

Patrick Doyle on Seeking Alpha | January 25, 2021

Colgate-Palmolive: A Steady Company, But I'm Not Buying. Yet

Consumer staples businesses have historically made very attractive dividend growth investments. That's largely due to the substantial amount of repeat purchases as well as their ability to pass on modest price increases over time. Colgate-Palmolive (CL) is a prime example of just how powerful consumer staples companies can be. What...

Passive Income Pursuit on Seeking Alpha | January 24, 2021

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week's Release

Colgate-Palmolive (CL) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 22, 2021

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Brings Back Its Dividend

Some other companies said they would keep their payouts at current levels, including Starbucks, Target, and Procter & Gamble.

Yahoo | January 17, 2021

Colgate Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

The Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) today declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.44 per common share, payable on February 16, 2021, to shareholders of record on January 25, 2021. The Company has paid uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since 1895.

Yahoo | January 14, 2021

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CL Price Returns

1-mo -8.11%
3-mo 2.37%
6-mo 2.23%
1-year 14.57%
3-year 14.14%
5-year 29.87%
YTD -8.21%
2020 27.17%
2019 18.60%
2018 -19.19%
2017 17.88%
2016 0.44%

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