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Morning Market Movers: Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL)

With a market cap of 64.11 B, Colgate-Palmolive Company has a large market cap size. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE: CL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 01/03/1977. Colgate-Palmolive Company is in the Personal Products industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Colgate-Palmolive Company, is 3391.79, and so far today it has a volume of 1361034. Performance year to date since the 01/03/1977 is 10.45%.

To help you determine whether Colgate-Palmolive Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 26.14 and forward P/E is 22.77. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Colgate-Palmolive Company has a value for PEG of 3.23. P/S ratio is 4.22 and the P/B ratio is *TBA. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 45.7 and 58.02 respectively.

At the current price Colgate-Palmolive Company is trading at, 72.35 (0.10% today), Colgate-Palmolive Company has a dividend yield of 2.21%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 56.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.77, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.51% after growing 78.60% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 8.00%, and 0.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 887.02, and the number of shares float is 880.36. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 76.30%. The float short is 1.09%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.83. Management has seen a return on assets of 19.90%, and also a return on investment of 42.70%.

The ability for Colgate-Palmolive Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is *TBA and total debt/equity is *TBA. In terms of margins, Colgate-Palmolive Company has a gross margin of 60.50%, with its operating margin at 25.40%, and Colgate-Palmolive Company has a profit margin of 16.30%.

The 52 week high is -6.37%, with 14.06% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.26% and the 200 day simple moving average is 1.78%.

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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