Colgate-Palmolive Company is a household & personal products business based in the US. Colgate-Palmolive Company shares (CL.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $71.05 – a decrease of 1.32% over the previous day. Colgate-Palmolive Company employs 33,800 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of $60.5 billion.
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Is Colgate-Palmolive Company under- or over-valued?
Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value. Check out the Colgate-Palmolive Company P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA
Colgate-Palmolive Company's current stock price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 41x. In other words, Colgate-Palmolive Company stocks trade at around 41x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the United States stock markets on average as of September 25, 2023 (21.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Colgate-Palmolive Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.7418. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Colgate-Palmolive Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Colgate-Palmolive Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $3.9 billion ($5.3 billion CAD).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Colgate-Palmolive Company's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
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