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

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL): $72.91

0.33 (+0.45%)

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CL POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where CL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CL is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • CL ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 20th percentile.

CL Stock Summary

  • COLGATE PALMOLIVE CO's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 99.75% of US listed stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 36.92 for COLGATE PALMOLIVE CO; that's greater than it is for 99.13% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CL is more volatile than just 1.4% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are KMB, IEA, SYY, NSP, and CHWY.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 3.6; this is 89.47% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, CL's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CL 2022-09-23 3.6 375.0 32.4 24.8
CL 2022-09-22 3.6 374.2 32.3 24.8
CL 2022-09-21 3.5 371.9 32.1 24.6
CL 2022-09-20 3.5 373.2 32.2 24.7
CL 2022-09-19 3.6 377.4 32.6 25.0
CL 2022-09-16 3.6 375.8 32.5 24.9

CL Growth Metrics

    The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 13.29%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at -12.12%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -11.86%.
Over the past 55 months, CL's revenue has gone up $2,246,000,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 16,718 3,549 2,661

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 $72.91 52-week high $85.61
Prev. close $72.58 52-week low $72.20
Day low $72.20 Volume 6,450,900
Day high $73.41 Avg. volume 4,998,122
50-day MA $78.56 Dividend yield 2.58%
200-day MA $79.00 Market Cap 60.82B

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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CL Price Returns

1-mo -7.71%
3-mo -10.51%
6-mo -3.45%
1-year -3.17%
3-year 6.35%
5-year 12.62%
YTD -13.07%
2021 2.08%
2020 27.17%
2019 18.60%
2018 -19.19%
2017 17.88%

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