Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

75.90
0.26 0.34
NYSE
Prev Close 76.16
Open 76.31
Day Low/High 75.61 / 76.61
52 Wk Low/High 74.01 / 86.41
Volume 4.58M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 843.51B
Market Cap 63.38B
P/E Ratio 24.98
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
The Market Won't Follow the Playbook

The Market Won't Follow the Playbook

The action ahead of the Fed meeting is confounding the most people possible.

Weak Defense Is Good in a Sense

Consumer staples are dragging, which could signal a period of market stability. A lot of the S&P 500/DJIA damage is weakness in defense consumer staples -- Coca-Cola (KO), Procter & Gamble (PG), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), International Flavors & Fragra...

Where to Buy in 2014: Part II

Where to Buy in 2014: Part II

Here are four more themes where you can put money to work.

Err on the Side of Selling Drug Stocks

Err on the Side of Selling Drug Stocks

We can lump in consumer packaged-goods names, too.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts

Colgate-Palmolive's been building a bullish ascending triangle pattern for six weeks. 

Market on Close Imbalances

How much to sell? My mavens on the foor of the exchange see $400 million to sell on the close. Financials have $130 million to sell, and health care has $95 million to sell. The largest individual buys include Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Coca-Cola (KO) ...

Staples Showing Strength

Usually, this foreshadows broader market weakness. We have remarkable strength in defensive consumer staples today, including Coca-Cola (KO), PepsiCo (PEP), Procter & Gamble (PG), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), Clo...

Colgate-Palmolive upgraded at Canaccord

Defense Dominates

Consumer staples are today's market leaders. Defensive consumer staples leading the parade today, including Procter & Gamble (PG), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Clorox (CLX), PepsiCo (PEP) et al.

Crude Oil Is Headed Lower

Crude Oil Is Headed Lower

The price per barrel is slowly making its way into the $90s.

Girding for a Government Shutdown

Girding for a Government Shutdown

Stay focused on the companies that provide products people can't go without.

Here Come the Dividend Dynamos

Here Come the Dividend Dynamos

As the year ends, it's time to circle back to these companies.

These Stocks Could Bounce on Fed News

These Stocks Could Bounce on Fed News

You should revisit homebuilders, consumer staples and other sectors that have pulled back.

Stacking Paper at Kimberly-Clark

Stacking Paper at Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark offers a solid dividend yield in a rising rate environment. Portfolio Manager David Peltier analyzes if the stock is a buy.

A Telling Divergence

A Telling Divergence

Consumer packaged goods plays are selling off and interest rates continue to move higher. 

The Piper Is Being Paid

The Piper Is Being Paid

These four things must happen next.

Market on Close Imbalances

How much to buy? My mavens on the floor of the exchange see a modest market on close buy imbalance today of about $165 million. Energy has $65 million to buy, and consumer staples has $32.5 million to sell. ExxonMobil (XOM) has $40 million to buy, a...

Colgate a Hold Despite Solid Q2

Colgate a Hold Despite Solid Q2

Colgate reported a solid second quarter, but new investors may want to wait for a pullback, says Ian Gordon, Analyst at S&P Capital IQ.

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's take a peek at the price action overnight and in the early morning in the more important asset classes. The rundown: S&P futures down 9 handles; Nikkei down 1.15%; European markets down -- a lot of earnings disappointments overnight, including...

Defense Dominates

Market leadership today is in the defensive, consumer staples stocks. It is interesting that market leadership today is in the defensive, consumer staples stocks. Just look at Procter & Gamble (PG), PepsiCo (PEP), Clorox (CLX), International Flavors...

High-End Is About to Go Higher

High-End Is About to Go Higher

Buy the things you want and discard the things you need.

Spinning the Sector Rotation Wheel

Spinning the Sector Rotation Wheel

This market adheres to certain rotation guidelines, ignores others.

That Was the Week That Was

Let's review. My look back at the week's daily diary highlights borrows its title from a popular 1960s BBC comedy show hosted by David Frost. Monday began with a song (or my version), "Mr. Market Keeps Singing a Happy Song," in which I summarized fu...

Cashing Out

I have sold out of many long-standing long positions. Today I have sold and eliminated long-standing long positions in the following names: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (FCX), eBay (EBAY), Disney (DIS), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Chubb (CB), ExxonMob...

CL Investor Mtg.

Looks Like Europe May Have Hit Bottom

Looks Like Europe May Have Hit Bottom

This isn't to suggest it'll rebound. But it may just stay at this level -- far better than further deterioration.

The Debt-Offering Bonanza

Apple, Colgate, TJX, Praxair, McDonald's, Altria and more have recently filed debt shelf offerings. A plethora of corporations have recently filed debt shelf offerings -- including Apple (AAPL), Colgate-Palmolive (CL), The TJX Companies (TJX), Praxa...

Bring It on Home

Bring It on Home

When Europe's tame and China's out of the news, they come back to our stocks.