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Market Cap

US$69.1b

Last Updated

2021/04/16 22:13 UTC

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Executive Summary

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer with proven track record.


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Share Price & News

How has Colgate-Palmolive's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CL is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: CL's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.2%

CL

0.7%

US Household Products

1.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

9.9%

CL

9.4%

US Household Products

53.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: CL matched the US Household Products industry which returned 9.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CL underperformed the US Market which returned 53.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

CLIndustryMarket
7 Day1.2%0.7%1.3%
30 Day6.5%6.1%3.3%
90 Day-1.4%1.7%8.9%
1 Year11.8%9.9%11.9%9.4%56.6%53.9%
3 Year27.8%19.5%79.1%66.2%64.4%53.6%
5 Year30.6%16.9%74.5%52.9%120.4%95.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Colgate-Palmolive's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Colgate-Palmolive undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

8.0%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CL ($80.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($87.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the US Household Products industry average (20.2x).

PE vs Market: CL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (25.7x) compared to the US market (22.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (92.3x) compared to the US Household Products industry average (7.1x).


Future Growth

How is Colgate-Palmolive forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 18 analysts?

3.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CL's forecast earnings growth (3.6% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: CL's earnings (3.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: CL's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CL's revenue (3.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: CL's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (131.5%).


Past Performance

How has Colgate-Palmolive performed over the past 5 years?

1.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CL's current net profit margins (16.4%) are higher than last year (15.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CL's earnings have grown by 1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CL's earnings growth over the past year (13.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CL earnings growth over the past year (13.8%) underperformed the Household Products industry 45.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst CL's Return on Equity (259.76%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is Colgate-Palmolive's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: CL's short term assets ($4.3B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($4.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: CL's short term assets ($4.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($10.4B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: CL's debt to equity ratio (687.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: CL had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

Debt Coverage: CL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (49.1%).

Interest Coverage: CL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (23.1x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Colgate-Palmolive current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.18%

Current Dividend Yield


Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayApr 17 2021Ex Dividend DateApr 20 2021Dividend Pay DateMay 14 202124 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 2 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CL's dividend (2.18%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.24%).

High Dividend: CL's dividend (2.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.46%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (55.6%), CL's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: CL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.9% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Noel Wallace (56 yo)

2yrs

Tenure

US$14,364,118

Compensation

Mr. Noel R. Wallace serves as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Colgate-Palmolive Company since April 2, 2019 and has been its President since July 11, 2018. Mr. Wallace serves as Chairman of Colgate...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Noel's total compensation ($USD14.36M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.14M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Noel's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: CL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

Experienced Board: CL's board of directors are considered experienced (5.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Colgate-Palmolive Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Ticker: CL
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1806
  • Industry: Household Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Market Cap: US$69.144b
  • Shares outstanding: 847.52m
  • Website: https://www.colgatepalmolive.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • 300 Park Avenue
  • New York
  • New York
  • 10022-7499
  • United States

Listings


Biography

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. Th...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/16 22:13
End of Day Share Price2021/04/16 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.