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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.21
CL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. CL: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.21
0.05
0.47
Equity-to-Asset -0.01
CL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CL: -0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.48
Current: -0.01
-0.03
0.48
Debt-to-Equity -60.44
CL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CL: -60.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.44  Med: 1.69 Max: 26.63
Current: -60.44
-60.44
26.63
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.58
CL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CL: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
CL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.96
Current: 1.58
0.8
1.96
Interest Coverage 38.11
CL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. CL: 38.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.92  Med: 29.96 Max: 548.71
Current: 38.11
15.92
548.71
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 7.37
Beneish M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
6.03%
47.30%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 23.69
CL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. CL: 23.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.39  Med: 21.51 Max: 25.25
Current: 23.69
17.39
25.25
Net Margin % 15.10
CL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. CL: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.63  Med: 13.51 Max: 16.06
Current: 15.1
8.63
16.06
ROA % 18.44
CL's ROA % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. CL: 18.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.9  Med: 19.21 Max: 21.7
Current: 18.44
10.9
21.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 94.16
CL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. CL: 94.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.03  Med: 93.06 Max: 103.07
Current: 94.16
69.03
103.07
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.00
CL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CL: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 5.7 Max: 11
Current: -3
-3
11
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 3.20
CL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CL: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: 8.8 Max: 31.4
Current: 3.2
-6.9
31.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 4.60
CL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. CL: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.8  Med: 10.5 Max: 74.4
Current: 4.6
-27.8
74.4
GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with Colgate-Palmolive Co CL.
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

CL Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 111,356 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 3,091 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 7,768 sh (New)
Jim Simons 8,453,600 sh (+23.45%)
Mario Gabelli 6,900 sh (+9.89%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 135,231 sh (+9.17%)
Ken Fisher 26,889 sh (+9.13%)
Pioneer Investments 1,575,484 sh (+2.09%)
First Eagle Investment 4,659,298 sh (+0.09%)
Dodge & Cox 14,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 1,335,000 sh (-1.48%)
Murray Stahl 4,074 sh (-6.11%)
Mairs and Power 12,341 sh (-12.11%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,030,943 sh (-51.43%)
George Soros 7,400 sh (-52.10%)
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Q1 2017

CL Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Caxton Associates 115,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 139,688 sh (+3.30%)
First Eagle Investment 4,782,281 sh (+2.64%)
Pioneer Investments 1,613,247 sh (+2.40%)
Donald Yacktman 1,365,300 sh (+2.27%)
Dodge & Cox 14,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,074 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 399,300 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ken Fisher 26,509 sh (-1.41%)
Mairs and Power 11,899 sh (-3.58%)
Mario Gabelli 6,075 sh (-11.96%)
Jim Simons 6,849,600 sh (-18.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 59,867 sh (-46.24%)
Jeremy Grantham 46,719 sh (-95.47%)
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Q2 2017

CL Guru Trades in Q2 2017

NWQ Managers 2,724 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,554 sh (New)
George Soros 140,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 236,799 sh (+793.28%)
Jim Simons 9,753,400 sh (+42.39%)
Pioneer Investments 2,061,196 sh (+27.77%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 157,420 sh (+12.69%)
Caxton Associates 125,000 sh (+8.70%)
First Eagle Investment 4,891,131 sh (+2.28%)
Dodge & Cox 14,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,074 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Yacktman Fund 1,100,000 sh (-8.33%)
Donald Yacktman 1,250,300 sh (-8.42%)
Mairs and Power 9,349 sh (-21.43%)
Joel Greenblatt 39,469 sh (-34.07%)
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Q3 2017

CL Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jeremy Grantham 67,846 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 24,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 124,619 sh (+701.20%)
George Soros 431,500 sh (+208.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 106,868 sh (+170.76%)
First Eagle Investment 6,641,548 sh (+35.79%)
NWQ Managers 3,517 sh (+29.11%)
Pioneer Investments 2,357,634 sh (+14.38%)
Ken Fisher 245,596 sh (+3.71%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 159,903 sh (+1.58%)
Yacktman Fund 1,100,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 14,000 sh (unchged)
Mairs and Power 9,349 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 260,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,074 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 1,248,300 sh (-0.16%)
Jim Simons 9,604,100 sh (-1.53%)
Caxton Associates 10,000 sh (-92.00%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NYSE:CL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
First Eagle Investment 2017-09-30 Add 35.79%0.28%$70.78 - $73.94 $ 71.89-0%6,641,548
Donald Yacktman 2017-09-30 Reduce -0.16%$70.78 - $73.94 $ 71.89-0%1,248,300
George Soros 2017-09-30 Add 208.21%0.64%$70.78 - $73.94 $ 71.89-0%431,500
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Add 3.71%$70.78 - $73.94 $ 71.89-0%245,596
Joel Greenblatt 2017-09-30 Add 170.76%0.07%$70.78 - $73.94 $ 71.89-0%106,868
NWQ Managers 2017-09-30 Add 29.11%$70.78 - $73.94 $ 71.89-0%3,517
First Eagle Investment 2017-06-30 Add 2.28%0.02%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.89-3%4,891,131
Donald Yacktman 2017-06-30 Reduce -8.42%0.08%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.89-3%1,250,300
Yacktman Fund 2017-06-30 Reduce -8.33%0.11%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.89-3%1,100,000
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 793.28%0.03%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.89-3%236,799
George Soros 2017-06-30 New Buy0.23%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.89-3%140,000
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Reduce -34.07%0.02%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.89-3%39,469
NWQ Managers 2017-06-30 New Buy$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.89-3%2,724
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Sold Out $70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.89-3%0
First Eagle Investment 2017-03-31 Add 2.64%0.02%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.893%4,782,281
Donald Yacktman 2017-03-31 Add 2.27%0.02%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.893%1,365,300
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -46.24%0.04%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.893%59,867
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Reduce -1.41%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.893%26,509
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Reduce -11.96%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.893%6,075
NWQ Managers 2017-03-31 Sold Out $64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.893%0
George Soros 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.893%0
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Add 0.09%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.895%4,659,298
Donald Yacktman 2016-12-31 Reduce -1.48%0.01%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.895%1,335,000
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 New Buy0.09%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.895%111,356
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Add 9.13%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.895%26,889
George Soros 2016-12-31 Reduce -52.10%0.02%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.895%7,400
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Add 9.89%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.895%6,900
NWQ Managers 2016-12-31 New Buy$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.895%3,091
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products    NAICS: 325611    SIC: 2844
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Traded in other countries:CL.Argentina, COLG34.Brazil, CPA.Germany, CL.Mexico, CL.Switzerland, 0P59.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Colgate-Palmolive Co is a consumer products company. It provides services such as oral care, personal care, home care and pet nutrition. Its business segments are Oral, Personal and Home Care, and Pet Nutrition.

With a history dating back to 1806, Colgate-Palmolive is now one of the world's largest consumer product companies. In addition to its namesake oral care line, the firm manufactures shampoos, shower gels, deodorants, and home care products that are sold in over 200 countries around the world (international sales account for about 75% of its consolidated total, including approximately 50% from emerging regions). It also owns specialty pet food maker Hill's, which sells its products through veterinarians and specialty pet retailers.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 27.76
CL's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. CL: 27.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.87  Med: 23.7 Max: 48.95
Current: 27.76
14.87
48.95
Forward PE Ratio 23.09
CL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.55 vs. CL: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.76
CL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
68% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. CL: 27.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.83  Med: 23.54 Max: 48.95
Current: 27.76
14.83
48.95
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 28.74
CL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
65% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. CL: 28.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.55  Med: 22.92 Max: 62.78
Current: 28.74
15.55
62.78
PS Ratio 4.19
CL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CL: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 2.99 Max: 4.54
Current: 4.19
1.96
4.54
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 25.22
CL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
57% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 vs. CL: 25.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.83  Med: 22.95 Max: 30.21
Current: 25.22
13.83
30.21
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.51
CL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. CL: 20.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.5  Med: 17.63 Max: 22.92
Current: 20.51
11.5
22.92
EV-to-EBIT 18.71
CL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. CL: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.3  Med: 16.1 Max: 25.6
Current: 18.71
10.3
25.6
EV-to-EBITDA 16.59
CL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. CL: 16.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.3  Med: 14.3 Max: 22.2
Current: 16.59
9.3
22.2
EV-to-Revenue 4.49
CL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
86% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. CL: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 3.2 Max: 4.9
Current: 4.49
2.2
4.9
Shiller PE Ratio 29.58
CL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 26.07 vs. CL: 29.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.76  Med: 29.19 Max: 33.93
Current: 29.58
20.76
33.93
Current Ratio 1.23
CL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. CL: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.18 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.23
0.91
1.99
Quick Ratio 0.92
CL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CL: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.92
0.63
1.37
Days Inventory 71.48
CL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 64.96 vs. CL: 71.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.46  Med: 69.63 Max: 71.47
Current: 71.48
64.46
71.47
Days Sales Outstanding 36.54
CL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 37.42 vs. CL: 36.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.48  Med: 36.62 Max: 44.49
Current: 36.54
32.48
44.49
Days Payable 69.83
CL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
69% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.95 vs. CL: 69.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.77  Med: 65.14 Max: 67.9
Current: 69.83
57.77
67.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.21
CL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1689 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. CL: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.17 Max: 2.85
Current: 2.21
1.7
2.85
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.61
CL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. CL: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.61
0.39
0.99
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.20
CL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CL: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 11.6 Max: 15.5
Current: 5.2
5.2
15.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.23
CL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
54% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. CL: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.06
CL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
63% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. CL: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 2.99 Max: 3.92
Current: 3.06
2.34
3.92
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.40
CL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CL: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: 1.3 Max: 3.1
Current: 1.4
-10.9
3.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.68
CL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CL: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.42 Max: 5.73
Current: 2.68
1.45
5.73
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.40
CL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CL: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.4
0.16
1.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.34
CL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1643 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. CL: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 6.2 Max: 9.7
Current: 5.34
3.9
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.78
CL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. CL: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 10.3 Max: 18.1
Current: 3.78
1.4
18.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,283.00
EPS (TTM) $ 2.59
Beta0.69
Short Percentage of Float0.67%
52-Week Range $63.43 - 77.27
Shares Outstanding (Mil)878.11

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 15,460 16,052 16,702 17,506
EPS ($) 2.87 3.13 3.35 3.66
EPS without NRI ($) 2.87 3.13 3.35 3.66
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.73%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.65 1.73 1.77 1.92

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 88
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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