Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL): Price and Financial Metrics

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL): $82.37

-1.30 (-1.55%)

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CL POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where CL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.71% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CL is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 163 days.
  • CL ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 29th percentile.

CL Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CL is 29.34 -- better than 99.29% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1,103.6, Colgate Palmolive Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 97.34% of US stocks.
  • CL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 98.72% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Colgate Palmolive Co, a group of peers worth examining would be SYY, KMB, MTD, CDW, and CVNA.
  • Visit CL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, CL's price/sales ratio is 171.43% higher, now standing at 3.8.
  • CL's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 0 over the prior 243 months.
  • CL's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 0 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CL 2021-09-03 3.8 141.6 24.1 19.4
CL 2021-09-02 3.9 142.7 24.3 19.6
CL 2021-09-01 3.9 142.4 24.2 19.5
CL 2021-08-31 3.8 141.7 24.1 19.5
CL 2021-08-30 3.8 141.2 24.0 19.4
CL 2021-08-27 3.8 140.8 23.9 19.3

CL Growth Metrics

    The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -16.86%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -15.78%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 0.35%.
CL's revenue has moved up $1,616,000,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows CL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 17,342 3,182 2,665
2021-06-30 17,081 3,150 2,729
2021-03-31 16,718 3,549 2,661
2020-12-31 16,471 3,719 2,695
2020-09-30 16,162 3,726 2,691
2020-06-30 15,937 3,678 2,571

CL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CL has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 98.02% of graded US stocks.
  • CL's asset turnover comes in at 1.091 -- ranking 19th of 50 Consumer Goods stocks.
  • SCL, LEG, and ETD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CL.

The table below shows CL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 1.091 0.603 0.312
2021-06-30 1.081 0.607 0.325
2021-03-31 1.073 0.609 0.333
2020-12-31 1.070 0.608 0.332
2020-09-30 1.065 0.606 0.326
2020-06-30 1.058 0.600 0.301

CL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CL, see our CL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $86.60 Average Broker Recommendation 1.9 (Hold)

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CL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $82.37 52-week high $85.61
Prev. close $83.67 52-week low $74.01
Day low $81.93 Volume 1,487,149
Day high $83.32 Avg. volume 4,884,873
50-day MA $81.05 Dividend yield 2.15%
200-day MA $80.07 Market Cap 69.43B

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL) Company Bio

Colgate-Palmolive Company is an American multinational consumer products company headquartered on Park Avenue in Midtown ManhattanNew York City. It specializes in the production, distribution and provision of household, health care, personal care and veterinary products. (Source:Wikipedia)

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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.

Irish Spring Will Air Its First Super Bowl Ad

Irish Spring, the 50-year-old soap brand made by CPG manufacturer Colgate-Palmolive, has never run an ad during the Big Game. That streak ends this year, as the brand plans to air a 30-second spot during the 4th quarter of Super Bowl 56. A short teaser of the commercial, produced by creative agency Ten6, shows a…

Adweek | January 24, 2022

Keeler Thomas Management LLC Buys Amcor PLC, Amazon. ...

Investment company Keeler Thomas Management LLC (Current Portfolio) buys Amcor PLC, Inc, Colgate-Palmolive Co, Alphabet Inc, Johnson & Johnson, sells The Walt Disney Co, Visa Inc, Merck Inc, Medtronic PLC, Fiserv Inc during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Keeler Thomas Management LLC.

Yahoo | January 24, 2022

Key Factors to Note Ahead of Colgate's (CL) Q4 Earnings

Colgate (CL) Q4 results are expected to reflect benefits of solid consumer demand, product innovation, and expansion into new markets and channels. Cost and supply-chain woes are likely to have hurt.

Yahoo | January 24, 2022

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Yahoo | January 24, 2022

Colgate-Palmolive Partners with 3Shape to Deliver Innovative, Personalized Tooth Whitening Experience with 3Shape Unite Platform

COPENHAGEN, Denmark & NEW YORK, January 24, 2022--Colgate & 3Shape partner to introduce the Colgate Illuminator, an exclusive, tailored-to-patient teeth whitening tool, to dental clinics in the US.

Yahoo | January 24, 2022

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CL Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 9.11%
6-mo -0.24%
1-year 7.16%
3-year 42.84%
5-year 35.70%
YTD -2.96%
2021 2.08%
2020 27.17%
2019 18.60%
2018 -19.19%
2017 17.88%

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