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How has Colgate-Palmolive Co.:(NYSE:CL) performed recently?

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 65664.74. It is in the Personal Products industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 48.5, a forward P/E of 23.88 and EPS of 1.51. At a stock price of 73.28 (0.45%) it has a dividend yield of 2.13%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -6.70%, more recently this last year it has grown by -35.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 9.10% and more long-term 7.33% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 0.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -7.60%.

For performance, Colgate-Palmolive Co. the past week has seen a gain of 4.70%. For the last month performance for Colgate-Palmolive Co. is 2.35%. While the last quarter is 3.57% and half year, 14.56%. Finally for the year, performance is 13.67%.

The 52-week high for Colgate-Palmolive Co., is at -0.19%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 46.65%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.74% and 8.75% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.31%, and for the month it is 1.10%. Colgate-Palmolive Co., has a target price of 74.31.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity Colgate-Palmolive Co. has *TBA. The gross margin is 59.00%, while operating margin is 17.80%, the profit margin is 8.70%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.40%, with instituitional ownership at 75.70%. Colgate-Palmolive Co. has a payout ratio of 99.60%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 896.08. The shares float is 890.29, with the float short at 1.02%, with short ratio coming to 2.93.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Colgate-Palmolive Co., get 10.70%, with its returns on investment at 25.20%. Return on equity is *TBA. So will the investors see the target price of 74.31, reached soon?

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