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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 0.72% today. In the last week its performance is 1.60%, and 1.57% for the past quarter. Currently, Colgate-Palmolive Co., CL has a target price of 76.56, so today’s gain of 0.72% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL), has a market cap of 65205.79, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 75.40%.

At the current price of 73, it has a dividend yield of 2.14%, and its target price is 76.56. This is with a profit margin of 9.00%, and total debt/equity of *TBA. Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) has a P/E of 47.16, as well as a forward P/E of 24.01.

With a current EPS of 1.55, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.08%,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 7.47%.

Performance for the year is 20.11%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 11.43%.

Volume today for Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL), is 3268300, while its average volume is 3011.42. Whilst the total gain today was 0.72%, it did have a day high of -3.16%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.95%, and 1.06% for the month. The 52-week low for Colgate-Palmolive Co., CL has been 21.48%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.16%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 25.20%, and its return on assets is 11.10%. Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) has an operating margin of 18.10%. With a sales growth of -5.40% 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 6.32, and the P/S is 4.21, along with a P/B of *TBA. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 52.25.

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