Analysts See $0.72 EPS for Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)

July 18, 2017 - By test

 Analysts See $0.72 EPS for Colgate Palmolive Company (CL)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 0.89 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 53 investors sold Colgate-Palmolive Company shares while 472 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 363 raised stakes. 616.46 million shares or 0.02% less from 616.56 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Loudon Investment Management Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.25% or 4,900 shares. Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability reported 0.09% stake. First Midwest Bank Tru Division holds 39,731 shares or 0.31% of its portfolio. Blackrock Institutional Na invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Pictet Asset Management Ltd holds 626,614 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Com reported 943,723 shares. Ameritas Prns has invested 0.08% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Parsec Fin Mngmt Inc owns 34,646 shares. Argi Investment Limited Company reported 13,778 shares stake. Clear Harbor Asset holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) for 6,684 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas holds 2.28M shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Azimuth Capital Mngmt Ltd Company, Michigan-based fund reported 124,768 shares. Nomura Asset Management Company has 196,322 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Company owns 8.45 million shares. Moreover, New England And Mgmt Inc has 0.16% invested in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL).

Since February 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 20 selling transactions for $17.03 million activity. Verduin Patricia had sold 3,833 shares worth $258,842. Another trade for 25,909 shares valued at $1.90 million was made by COOK IAN M on Tuesday, February 21. On Tuesday, February 21 Deoras Mukul sold $176,901 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) or 2,418 shares. Another trade for 14,000 shares valued at $1.06 million was made by Marsili Daniel B on Thursday, June 15. Shares for $2.03 million were sold by MOISON FRANCK J. 3,698 shares were sold by THOMPSON DELIA H, worth $270,546. $575,350 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares were sold by KOGAN RICHARD J.

Investors wait Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) to report on July, 27. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.72 EPS, up $0.02 or 2.86 % from last year’s $0.7 same quarter earnings. This translates into $638.27M profit for CL giving the stock a 25.20 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.72 EPS is accurate. Colgate-Palmolive Company’s Wall Street analysts see 7.46 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.67 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 0.14% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $72.59. About 3.30M shares traded or 24.06% up from the average. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has risen 6.23% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.47% the S&P500.

Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) Ratings Coverage

Among 21 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 41 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, January 4 to “Sector Perform”. The rating was downgraded by BNP Paribas to “Neutral” on Friday, July 29. Jefferies maintained the shares of CL in report on Wednesday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, July 29 by UBS. As per Monday, November 2, the company rating was maintained by S&P Research. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) earned “Outperform” rating by BNP Paribas on Tuesday, February 21. The rating was reinitiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, November 15. Jefferies maintained the shares of CL in report on Thursday, July 6 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 26 by Sterne Agee CRT. On Friday, September 9 the stock rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Sector Weight”.

Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company. The company has market cap of $64.35 billion. The Firm operates in two product divisions: Oral, Personal and Home Care, and Pet Nutrition. It has a 26.25 P/E ratio. The Oral, Personal and Home Care product segment is operated through five geographic divisions, which include North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa/Eurasia.

More important recent Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Dividend Stock Analysis: Colgate-Palmolive Co.” on July 16, 2017, also Fool.com published article titled: “Why Colgate-Palmolive Company Stock Is Up 13% in 2017”, Nasdaq.com published: “What Makes Colgate-Palmolive (CL) a Treasured Holding?” on June 29, 2017. More interesting news about Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call July …” with publication date: July 05, 2017.

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