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

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL): $80.38

1.50 (+1.90%)

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CL POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where CL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.28% of US stocks.
  • CL's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CL's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 18.45% of US stocks).

CL Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $64,045,126,316, Colgate Palmolive Co has a greater market value than 95.79% of US stocks.
  • Colgate Palmolive Co's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 99.08% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 32.56 for Colgate Palmolive Co; that's greater than it is for 98.98% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Colgate Palmolive Co are SHW, KMB, HUM, TJX, and ITW.
  • 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

    Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 20.79%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -15.78%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 0.35%.
Over the past 70 months, CL's revenue has gone up $1,695,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 17,421 3,325 2,166
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

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 $80.38 52-week high $85.61
Prev. close $78.88 52-week low $72.20
Day low $79.17 Volume 5,193,300
Day high $80.52 Avg. volume 5,391,218
50-day MA $77.96 Dividend yield 2.34%
200-day MA $78.32 Market Cap 67.35B

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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Colgate Palmolive Outlook for the Week (Feb 21, 2022 Feb 25, 2022)

COLPAL Weekly Outlook and Analysis: For the Week: (Feb 21, 2022 Feb 25, 2022) BSE: 500830| NSE: COLPAL| ISIN: INE259A01022| SECTOR: FMCG Colgate Share Price : 1410.45 (NSE) COLPAL closed the Weekly on Negative note losing 3.10% Weekly High: 1448 Weekly Low: 1401.80 Weekly Range: 46.20 Points Weekly Support The post Colgate Palmolive Outlook for the Week (Feb 21, 2022 Feb 25, 2022) appeared first on Equitypandit .

EquityPandit | February 18, 2022

Colgate-Palmolive shares fall 0.66% as Nifty gains

The stock quoted a 52-week high price of Rs 1823.0 and a 52-week low of Rs 1375.55.

Economic Times India | February 18, 2022

Colgate-Palmolive Announces New Inspire our Future Scholarship

NEW YORK, February 18, 2022--Colgate-Palmolive Company today announced its new Inspire our Future scholarship, designed to encourage and support Black and African American students who demonstrate a sustained commitment to supporting their communities. Ten recipients will be selected to receive an annual award of $10,000.

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

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According to Coherent Market Insights , the global cannabis extract market is estimated to be valued at $10.74 billion in 2022 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 17.3% over the forecast period (2022-2030). Key Trends And Analysis The key players operating in the market are focusing on formulating new product offerings infused with CBD oil to provide consumers with easy access. For instance, in February 2020, Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL ), an American brand principally used for oral hygiene products, acquired Hello Product, LLC , a company that provides personal care products, and launched a series of CBD oral care … Full story available on

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CL Price Returns

1-mo 2.84%
3-mo 8.12%
6-mo -3.12%
1-year 0.94%
3-year 19.09%
5-year 19.13%
YTD -4.74%
2021 2.08%
2020 27.17%
2019 18.60%
2018 -19.19%
2017 17.88%

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