Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL)

CL (NYSE:Consumer Non-Durables) EQUITY
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Today's Range: 74.21 - 75.35 | CL Avg Daily Volume: 2,829,500
Last Update: 08/26/16 - 4:00 PM EDT
Volume: 0
YTD Performance: 11.78%
Open: $0.00
Previous Close: $74.63
52 Week Range: $60.91 - $75.38
Oustanding Shares: 891,493,130
Market Cap: 66,532,132,292
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for CL
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A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 0 0 0 0
Moderate Buy 1 1 1 1
Hold 12 13 14 16
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 0 0
Mean Rec. 2.92 2.93 2.93 2.94
Latest Dividend: 0.39
Latest Dividend Yield: 2.09%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/20/16
Price Earnings Ratio: 47.84
Price Earnings Comparisons:
CL Sector Avg. S&P 500
47.84 49.00 12.90
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
5.65% 19.67% 27.91%
Revenue -7.20 -0.10 -0.02
Net Income -33.80 -0.40 -0.16
EPS -35.50 -0.40 -0.16
Earnings for CL:
Revenue 16.03B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/16) Qtr (12/16) FY (12/16) FY (12/17)
Average Estimate $0.73 $0.76 $2.83 $3.09
Number of Analysts 9 8 11 11
High Estimate $0.74 $0.77 $2.85 $3.12
Low Estimate $0.72 $0.75 $2.80 $3.05
Prior Year $0.72 $0.73 $2.81 $2.83
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 1.23% 4.45% 0.55% 9.36%
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Aug 08, 2016 | 7:24 AM EDT
Thomson ONE CL - Colgate-Palmolive Co Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting - 3:30PM
Walmart's move demonstrates that you have to feed the beast or risk getting eaten.
It’s a good time to see if any pruning or planting needs to be done.
The market appears to be at very overbought levels as more negative signs emerge on the charts.
Let me give you the unassailable themes.
Look elsewhere, there is value out there.
Sky-High Price-to-Earnings Ratios. Wall Street might historically view consumer staples as "defensive," but many have offensive valuations these days. Those have stemmed from an extended low-interest-rate period (which is likely to end shortly), coupled with the incorrect perception that consumer staples' profits will be immune to the soft global-economic backdrop. Yields That Won't Provide Adequate Support. Consumer staples' dividend yields no longer provide the safety net that many investors believe. As we saw with Campbell's, a good dividend yield provides little protection when fundamentals sour -- as they likely will for many firms in the more-competitive global backdrop that I expect. Inflation is rising, and with that will inevitably come higher interest rates, meaning that the sector's current yields will provide little support. Emerging-Market Profit Pressures. Don't view Campbell's as an outlier. Generic competition, a potentially strengthening U.S. dollar and higher input costs due to rising commodities prices all represent continuing profit threats for the sector. P/E/G Rates are Elevated. P/E/G rates -- or stock valuations relative to the potential for reduced or pressured secular profit growth -- serve as another significant headwind for consumer staples. In fact, the sector's P/E ratios are obscene in certain cases relative to expected five-year growth rates, as this chart shows: Company                              P/E*               Div. Yield         5-year Expected EPS Gain Campbell                              27.1               2.08%           &nb

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