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

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL): $73.48

1.89 (+2.64%)

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CL POWR Grades

  • CL scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 95.37% of US stocks.
  • CL's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • CL ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

CL Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for CL is 28.52 -- better than 99.14% of US stocks.
  • CL's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 99.05% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CL is more volatile than just 1.56% 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, WMG, AMP, CWH, and CDW.
  • Visit CL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CL Valuation Summary

  • CL's EV/EBIT ratio is 25.5; this is 33.86% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • CL's price/earnings ratio has moved up 10.7 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 2023-01-18 3.6 102.5 33.1 25.5
CL 2023-01-17 3.7 105.0 33.9 26.0
CL 2023-01-13 3.7 104.5 33.7 25.9
CL 2023-01-12 3.6 103.2 33.3 25.6
CL 2023-01-11 3.6 103.6 33.4 25.7
CL 2023-01-10 3.7 105.2 33.9 26.1

CL Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -12.12%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 4.68%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -4.87%.
CL's revenue has moved up $2,048,000,000 over the prior 33 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
2022-09-30 17,741 2,989 1,928
2022-06-30 17,700 3,014 1,944
2022-03-31 17,476 3,113 2,044
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

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 $73.48 52-week high $83.81
Prev. close $71.59 52-week low $67.84
Day low $72.05 Volume 3,281,104
Day high $73.73 Avg. volume 4,883,046
50-day MA $77.41 Dividend yield 2.63%
200-day MA $77.09 Market Cap 61.37B

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.

Hold Colgate Palmolive; target of Rs 1578: Prabhudas Lilladher

Prabhudas Lilladher recommended hold rating on Colgate Palmolive with a target price of Rs 1578 in its research report dated January 24, 2023.

Moneycontrol | January 25, 2023

Hill’s Pet Nutrition finishes construction on Tonganoxie plant, its fourth manufacturing facility

The food manufacturer and distributor's facility plans to open in the third quarter and create 80 jobs. The plant will have company in Johnson County, where Hill's will move its corporate and global headquarters.

Yahoo | January 25, 2023

Add Colgate-Palmolive (India), target price Rs 1650: ICICI Securities

Colgate-Palmolive (India), incorporated in the year 1937, is a Large Cap company (having a market cap of Rs 39674.54 Crore) operating in FMCG sector.

Economic Times India | January 24, 2023

Colgate-Palmolive shares up 0.41% as Sensex falls

A total of 4,501 shares changed hands on the counter till 10:00AM (IST)

Economic Times India | January 24, 2023

Earnings Summary Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd.(NSE: COLPAL) | Q3 FY23 Results | Total Income falls 6.94% qoq | AlphaStreet

Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd. (NSE: COLPAL) is a leading consumer products company based in India and a subsidiary of Colgate-Palmolive Company. The company specializes in oral care, personal care, home care, and pet nutrition products. In the quarter ended December 31, 2022, the company reported revenue from operations of 1281.21 crore. This was a decrease of

AlphaStreet | January 24, 2023

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CL Price Returns

1-mo -6.15%
3-mo 0.27%
6-mo -8.60%
1-year -9.30%
3-year 6.84%
5-year 11.62%
YTD -6.15%
2022 -5.44%
2021 2.08%
2020 27.17%
2019 18.60%
2018 -19.19%

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