Colgate-Palmolive Balance Sheet - Annual (NYSE:CL)

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$70.3 $0.91 (1.31%) CL stock closing price Feb 23, 2018 (Closing)

The financial analysis of a company like Colgate-Palmolive involves checking the three financial statements of the company in detail, of which the balance sheet is one. How cash on hand has increased or decreased is one of the many indicators used while undertaking the Colgate-Palmolive stock analysis, and provides insights into the firm's financial performance. Good annual results indicate a company's strong financial performance. Its important to check all financial statements including the balance sheet. Apart from analyzing Colgate-Palmolive revenue Colgate-Palmolive operating cash flow, one needs to check balance sheet items like cash, fixed assets and debt. The Colgate-Palmolive balance sheet for 2017 shows cash on hand of $1.54B. The company has a debt to equity ratio of 54.13.

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Marketable Securities----------
Raw Materials-266M261M349M340M362M319M295M310M297M
Work In Progress-42M45M55M60M81M54M50M50M41.5M
Finished Goods-863M874M978M1.03B922M954M877M849M858.6M
Notes Receivable----------
Other Current Assets403M441M807M840M799M639M522M408M375M366.1M
Total Current Assets
Property Plant & Equipment-7.94B8.06B8.39B8.33B7.82B7.32B7.16B--
Accumulated Depreciation-4.1B4.26B4.31B4.25B3.98B3.66B3.47B3.18B2.82B
Net Property Plant & Equipment
Investment & Advances----------
Other Non-Current Assets----------
Deferred Charges-301M67M76M77M92M115M---
Deposits & Other Assets3.97B224M262M720M924M905M541M556M685M164.3M
Total Assets
Notes Payable-13M4M16M13M54M34M48M35M107.2M
Accounts Payable-1.12B1.11B1.23B1.34B1.29B1.24B1.17B1.17B1.06B
Current Portion Long-Term Debt6.58B-298M488M895M250M346M561M326M91M
Current Portion Capital Leases----------
Accrued Expenses-1.73B1.85B1.92B1.98B1.89B1.7B1.68B1.68B1.42B
Income Taxes Payable-441M277M294M239M254M392M272M387M272.4M
Other Current Liabilities3.4B---------
Total Current Liabilities
Deferred Taxes/Income-246M233M261M444M293M252M108M82M81.9M
Convertible Debt----------
Long-Term Debt-6.52B6.27B5.64B4.75B4.93B4.43B2.82B2.82B3.59B
Non-Current Capital Leases----------
Other Long-Term Liabilities2.46B2.04B1.97B2.22B1.68B2.05B1.79B1.7B1.38B1.44B
Total Liabilities
Minority Interest----------
Preferred Stock--------169M181M
Common Stock Net-1.47B1.47B1.47B1.47B733M733M733M733M732.9M
Capital Surplus-1.69B1.44B1.24B1B1.55B1.34B1.13B1.76B1.61B
Retained Earnings-19.92B18.86B18.83B17.95B16.95B15.65B14.33B13.16B11.76B
Treasury Stock-19.14B18.1B16.86B15.63B14.39B12.81B11.31B10.48B9.7B
Other Liabilities303M-3.93B-3.71B-3.29B-2.25B-2.46B-2.37B-2.07B-2.09B-2.66B
Shareholders Equity243M17M-44M1.39B2.54B2.39B2.54B2.82B3.26B1.92B
Total Liabilities & Shareholders Equity12.68B12.12B11.96B13.46B13.88B13.39B12.72B11.17B11.13B9.98B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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Most investors just check the Colgate-Palmolive stock price, and Colgate-Palmolive historical stock prices before investing. While share price is an important factor, one should also look at financials and valuation metrics like the Colgate-Palmolive PE ratio chart. Below is a brief explanation of common balance sheet terms:

  • Assets: An asset is a resource that a corporation like Colgate-Palmolive owns and has economic value. The two major types of assets are: fixed assets like real estate, plant and machinery and current assets like cash, marketable securities and inventory. The total asset value for CL stock as of 2017 is $12.68B. Its easy to associate the term with manufacturing companies, which invest a lot in factories and equipment. However, the same cannot be said about tech stocks.
  • Liabilities: The total liabilities of Colgate-Palmolive for the year 2017 total to $12.43B. Liabilities for a company like Colgate-Palmolive include bank loans, services which have been availed for which a settlement in the form of cash/ asset transfer needs to be done in future etc. A firm takes on such obligations to grow its business which in turn will generate future economic benefits for its business.

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