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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) which is in the industry Personal Products, gaining -0.60% today. In the last week its performance is 0.38%, and 8.60% for the past quarter. Currently, Colgate-Palmolive Co., CL has a target price of 74.75, so today’s gain of -0.60% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.28%.

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL), has a market cap of 66678.96, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.40%, and institutional ownership is 75.60%.

At the current price of 74.16, it has a dividend yield of 2.09%, and its target price is 74.75. This is with a profit margin of 8.70%, and total debt/equity of *TBA. Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) has a P/E of 49.38, as well as a forward P/E of 24.32.

With a current EPS of 1.51, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.10%,Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -6.70%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.33%.

Performance for the year is 13.82%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 13.89%.

Volume today for Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL), is 790024, while its average volume is 3193.25. Whilst the total gain today was -0.60%, it did have a day high of -1.04%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.68%, and 1.04% for the month. The 52-week low for Colgate-Palmolive Co., CL has been 49.19%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.04%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 25.20%, and its return on assets is 10.70%. Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) has an operating margin of 17.80%. With a sales growth of -7.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Colgate-Palmolive Co., CL is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is *TBA, and has a current ratio of 1 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Colgate-Palmolive Co.? Well its PEG is 6.73, and the P/S is 4.24, along with a P/B of *TBA. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 60.56.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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