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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 -1.37%, and -1.30% for the past quarter. Currently, Colgate-Palmolive Co., CL has a target price of 76.93, so today’s gain of -0.60% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.42%.

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL), has a market cap of 64935.12, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 75.40%.

At the current price of 72.61, it has a dividend yield of 2.15%, and its target price is 76.93. 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 46.91, as well as a forward P/E of 23.84.

With a current EPS of 1.55, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.02%,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 11.94%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 10.84%.

Volume today for Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL), is 2986100, while its average volume is 2900.24. Whilst the total gain today was -0.60%, it did have a day high of -3.67%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.31%, and 1.07% for the month. The 52-week low for Colgate-Palmolive Co., CL has been 20.26%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.67%.

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 6.28, and the P/S is 4.19, along with a P/B of *TBA. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 52.03.

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