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

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

Today's Latest Price: $79.65 USD

0.55 (-0.69%)

Updated Oct 22 2:04pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 34 in Consumer Goods

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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 99.55% of US listed stocks.
  • CL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of merely 0.02% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CL is more volatile than only 0.79% 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 KMB, LNG, AMC, TCO, and HRB.
  • 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 $79.65 52-week high $80.99
Prev. close $80.20 52-week low $58.49
Day low $78.68 Volume 1,180,640
Day high $79.68 Avg. volume 4,269,989
50-day MA $77.90 Dividend yield 2.19%
200-day MA $73.26 Market Cap 68.29B

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:
$79.65$40.29 -50%

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 31th 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:

  • Interest coverage, a measure of earnings relative to interest payments, is 24.83; that's higher than 88.17% of US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • The business' balance sheet reveals debt to be 10% of the company's capital (with equity being the remaining amount). Approximately merely 22.69% of US stocks with free cash flow have a lower reliance on debt in their capital structure.
  • CL's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than 36.66% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CL, try CHGG, UVV, YEWB, DAR, and RAD.

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Georg Vrba on Seeking Alpha | September 27, 2020

Colgate-Palmolive Co. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market

COMPANY CLOSE UPDATES Terrence Horan Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Co. CL inched 0.43% higher to $77.20 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

Colgate-Palmolive Posts Strong Second-Quarter Organic Sales, Beating on EPS, Revenue

As people continue to scrub their hands and various surfaces in an effort to stave off COVID-19, Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL) issued positive second-quarter 2020 results today, outstripping several analyst predictions about key earnings metrics. Colgate-Palmolive is noted as a Dividend King, currently providing approximately 2.4% yield annually and featuring a 52% payout ratio. Adjusted EPS for the quarter climbed to $0.74, beating the FactSet analyst consensus by $0.04.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

Stocks on the move: Ford reports strong earnings despite shutdowns, Colgate Palmolive rises on earnings beat

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Yahoo | July 31, 2020

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CL Price Returns

1-mo 5.28%
3-mo 7.76%
6-mo 12.83%
1-year 20.73%
3-year 18.65%
5-year 29.89%
YTD 18.45%
2019 18.60%
2018 -19.19%
2017 17.88%
2016 0.44%
2015 -1.56%

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