Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) stock under radar


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) reported sales (ttm) of 15.28 Billion, whereas, 13 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 3922.83 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 4000.7 million and lower end at 3833 million while the year ago reported sale was 4089.61 million.

10 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Jan 25, 2018- Jan 29, 2018, analysts estimated mean sale target of 3974.34 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 4054.3 million and 3897 million respectively.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 27 BMO at 0.73, whereas, 15 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.75. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.77 and lower end at 0.73 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.83.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.71 reported by 14 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Dec2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.71 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.74 and 0.68 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.76. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 4 analysts is at 7.55%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 10 and 5.9.

Valuation Ratios of Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 28.44 while the company’s industry has 67.36 P/E and the sector P/E is 40.99. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 43.79 and low P/E is 20.3, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 36.31 and 41.85 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 21.06 for the industry and 26.2 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, CL has Beta of 0.79 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.87 and 0.72 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of the company stands at 4.23. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 22.19, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 59.8 and 36.71 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of the company stands at -1.91 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 9 and 10.85 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 1.92 and 2.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -0.33% and closed its last trading session at $73.7. The market capitalization of the company is at $64.24 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $77.27 on 06/07/17 and 52-week Low of $63.43 on 01/27/17. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 1.18% and Monthly Volatility of 1.39%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.79 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.1.