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

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL): $76.01

-0.62 (-0.81%)

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CL POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where CL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.96% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CL is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 48 weeks.
  • CL's current lowest rank is in the Momentum metric (where it is better than 14.41% of US stocks).

CL Stock Summary

  • Colgate Palmolive Co's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 99.27% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 29.78 for Colgate Palmolive Co; that's greater than it is for 98.66% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CL is more volatile than only 0.94% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Colgate Palmolive Co are KMB, SYY, ORLY, PUK, and SHW.
  • 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 year over year price growth rate now stands at 17.76%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 69.16%.
  • The 4 year price growth rate now stands at -3.7%.
CL's revenue has moved up $1,327,000,000 over the prior 37 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 15,906 3,296 2,522

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 97.96% of graded US stocks.
  • CL's asset turnover comes in at 1.081 -- ranking 19th of 50 Consumer Goods stocks.
  • LZB, SCL, and APOG 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
2021-06-30 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
2020-03-31 1.092 0.597 0.293

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 $76.01 52-week high $86.41
Prev. close $76.63 52-week low $74.14
Day low $75.92 Volume 2,899,700
Day high $76.66 Avg. volume 4,297,550
50-day MA $78.88 Dividend yield 2.35%
200-day MA $80.30 Market Cap 64.12B

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.

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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.

3 No-Brainer Stocks to Buy in a Market Crash

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Yahoo | September 26, 2021

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OpenPR | September 22, 2021

Pet Health Market Rewriting Long Term Growth Story with Nestle, Colgate-Palmolive, Scott Pet

Latest published market study on Worldwide Pet Health Market provides an overview of the current market dynamics in the Worldwide Pet Health space, as well as what our survey respondentsall outsourcing decision-makerspredict the market will look like in 2027. The

OpenPR | September 21, 2021

Colgate-Palmolive Stock Upgraded on ''Growth Mindset''

The analyst in question also raised CL''s price target to $86

Schaeffers Investment Research | September 20, 2021

Colgate-Palmolive Underappreciated, Deutsche Bank Says, Lifting to Buy

Shares of Colgate-Palmolive were higher in a sharply lower broad market after analysts at Deutsche Bank upgraded the consumer-goods titan to buy from hold while raising its price target to $86 a share from $84. At last check Colgate-Palmolive shares were 0.4% higher at $76.55. The New York company has made "significant strides" over the past three years in updating its corporate culture with a healthier "growth mindset," a fact that markets are overlooking, the investment firm said.

Yahoo | September 20, 2021

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CL Price Returns

1-mo -1.85%
3-mo -6.06%
6-mo -2.16%
1-year 1.43%
3-year 21.98%
5-year 16.57%
YTD -9.63%
2020 27.17%
2019 18.60%
2018 -19.19%
2017 17.88%
2016 0.44%

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