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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 66208.71. It is in the Personal Products industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 46.58, a forward P/E of 23.74 and EPS of 1.55. At a stock price of 72.1 (0.35%) it has a dividend yield of 2.16%.

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 9.01% and more long-term 7.37% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 5.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 0.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -5.40%.

For performance, Colgate-Palmolive Co. the past week has seen a gain of -1.22%. For the last month performance for Colgate-Palmolive Co. is -2.99%. While the last quarter is 0.67% and half year, 4.32%. Finally for the year, performance is 16.92%.

The 52-week high for Colgate-Palmolive Co., is at -4.35%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 20.16%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.70% and 3.80% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.44%, and for the month it is 1.02%. Colgate-Palmolive Co., has a target price of 76.38.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, and for total debt/equity Colgate-Palmolive Co. has *TBA. The gross margin is 59.50%, while operating margin is 18.10%, the profit margin is 9.00%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 75.40%. Colgate-Palmolive Co. has a payout ratio of 122.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 918.29. The shares float is 888.6, with the float short at 0.98%, with short ratio coming to 2.88.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Colgate-Palmolive Co., get 11.10%, with its returns on investment at 25.20%. Return on equity is -806.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 76.38, reached soon?

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