Colgate-Palmolive Stock Analysis, Valuation (NYSE:CL)

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Colgate-Palmolive
Updated on : Sep 22, 2017
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CL 71.2 (0%)
S&P 500 2502.2 (0%)
Closing Price On: Sep 22, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Soap and Cleaning Preparations
Sector :
Consumer Staples
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q2
$billion
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
-2.3%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
24.8%
Sector Average:
11.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q2
%
LTM Margin
Compared to the industry
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
6.52B
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 74.08
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$614M
Net Income:
$524M
Dividend Yield
CL dividend yield:
2.21%
PROS      CONS
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
High Debt Burden
PS Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
CL PS :
4.1
Industry PS :
1.6
Sector:   Consumer Staples.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
35.7%
Return on Equity:
3317.7%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
13.2%
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Colgate-Palmolive Stock Analysis

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View Colgate-Palmolive stock analysis video. This is our analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for CL stock.

Colgate-Palmolive Company Stock Rating 3.6/5

Our Colgate-Palmolive stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Colgate-Palmolive stock analysis is based on latest 2017 Q2 earnings. The stock price analysis takes into account the company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy CL stock?

  • Colgate-Palmolive had a healthy average operating margin of 24.8% over the last 4 quarters.
  • LTM Net margins were good at 15.8% for Colgate-Palmolive.
  • Colgate-Palmolive's return on invested capital of 35.7% is good.
  • Colgate-Palmolive has a good Return On Equity (ROE) of 3317.7%.
  • Colgate-Palmolive has a healthy FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of 13.2%.

Should you sell CL stock?

  • Colgate-Palmolive sales declined by -0.5% year on year in 2017 Q2.
  • The company saw an average annual sales decline of -2.3% in sales over the last 5 years.
  • With a debt/equity ratio of  74.08, Colgate-Palmolive is highly leveraged in comparison to Consumer Staples peers.
  • The company is trading at a price to sales multiple of 4.1, which is overvalued in comparison to the Soap and Cleaning Preparations industry average multiple of 1.6.

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