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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 0.19
CL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. CL: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.12 Max: N/A
Current: 0.19
Equity-to-Asset -0.02
CL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CL: -0.02 )
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: -0.02
-0.03
0.48
Interest Coverage 40.47
CL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. CL: 40.47 )
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: 40.47
15.92
548.71
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 7.42
Beneish M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
5.92%
48.87%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 24.80
CL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.83 vs. CL: 24.80 )
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: 24.8
17.39
25.25
Net Margin % 15.83
CL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. CL: 15.83 )
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: 15.83
8.63
16.06
ROA % 19.28
CL's ROA % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. CL: 19.28 )
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: 19.28
10.9
21.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 98.73
CL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.29 vs. CL: 98.73 )
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: 98.73
69.03
103.07
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.00
CL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 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
60% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 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 1090 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
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

CL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 15,449 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 240,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 252,866 sh (+4760.94%)
Mairs and Power 14,041 sh (+52.40%)
Ken Fisher 24,639 sh (+3.87%)
Donald Yacktman 1,355,000 sh (+0.27%)
Dodge & Cox 14,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,200,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 4,339 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 4,655,150 sh (-0.40%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 123,868 sh (-1.92%)
Jim Simons 6,848,000 sh (-12.13%)
Pioneer Investments 1,543,277 sh (-14.37%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,122,710 sh (-23.11%)
Mario Gabelli 6,279 sh (-53.42%)
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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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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 2017-06-30 Add 2.28%0.02%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.02-4%4,891,131
Donald Yacktman 2017-06-30 Reduce -8.42%0.08%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.02-4%1,250,300
Yacktman Fund 2017-06-30 Reduce -8.33%0.11%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.02-4%1,100,000
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 Add 793.28%0.03%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.02-4%236,799
George Soros 2017-06-30 New Buy0.23%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.02-4%140,000
Joel Greenblatt 2017-06-30 Reduce -34.07%0.02%$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.02-4%39,469
NWQ Managers 2017-06-30 New Buy$70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.02-4%2,724
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Sold Out $70.76 - $77.23 $ 71.02-4%0
First Eagle Investment 2017-03-31 Add 2.64%0.02%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.021%4,782,281
Donald Yacktman 2017-03-31 Add 2.27%0.02%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.021%1,365,300
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Reduce -46.24%0.04%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.021%59,867
Ken Fisher 2017-03-31 Reduce -1.41%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.021%26,509
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Reduce -11.96%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.021%6,075
George Soros 2017-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.021%0
NWQ Managers 2017-03-31 Sold Out $64.53 - $74.44 $ 71.021%0
First Eagle Investment 2016-12-31 Add 0.09%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.024%4,659,298
Donald Yacktman 2016-12-31 Reduce -1.48%0.01%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.024%1,335,000
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 New Buy0.09%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.024%111,356
Ken Fisher 2016-12-31 Add 9.13%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.024%26,889
George Soros 2016-12-31 Reduce -52.10%0.02%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.024%7,400
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Add 9.89%$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.024%6,900
NWQ Managers 2016-12-31 New Buy$64.63 - $73.62 $ 71.024%3,091
First Eagle Investment 2016-09-30 Reduce -0.40%$70.86 - $75.27 $ 71.02-4%4,655,150
Donald Yacktman 2016-09-30 Add 0.27%$70.86 - $75.27 $ 71.02-4%1,355,000
Ken Fisher 2016-09-30 Add 3.87%$70.86 - $75.27 $ 71.02-4%24,639
George Soros 2016-09-30 New Buy0.04%$70.86 - $75.27 $ 71.02-4%15,449
Mario Gabelli 2016-09-30 Reduce -53.42%0.01%$70.86 - $75.27 $ 71.02-4%6,279
Ruane Cunniff 2016-09-30 Sold Out $70.86 - $75.27 $ 71.02-4%0
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products    NAICS: 325611    SIC: 2844
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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 around 75% of its consolidated total, including about 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

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 26.40
CL's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.17 vs. CL: 26.40 )
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: 26.4
14.87
48.95
Forward PE Ratio 24.51
CL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.19 vs. CL: 24.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 26.40
CL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
66% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.44 vs. CL: 26.40 )
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: 26.4
14.83
48.95
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 27.40
CL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
60% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. CL: 27.40 )
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: 27.4
15.55
62.78
PS Ratio 4.18
CL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CL: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.96  Med: 2.96 Max: 4.54
Current: 4.18
1.96
4.54
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 24.88
CL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.03 vs. CL: 24.88 )
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: 22.8 Max: 30.21
Current: 24.88
13.83
30.21
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.31
CL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. CL: 20.31 )
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: 20.31
11.5
22.92
EV-to-EBIT 17.87
CL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1328 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. CL: 17.87 )
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: 17.87
10.3
25.6
EV-to-EBITDA 15.97
CL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. CL: 15.97 )
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: 15.97
9.3
22.2
Shiller PE Ratio 29.79
CL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 27.06 vs. CL: 29.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.76  Med: 29.16 Max: 33.93
Current: 29.79
20.76
33.93
Current Ratio 1.21
CL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CL: 1.21 )
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: 1.21
0.91
1.99
Quick Ratio 0.89
CL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CL: 0.89 )
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: 0.89
0.63
1.37
Days Inventory 72.37
CL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 63.65 vs. CL: 72.37 )
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: 72.37
64.46
71.47
Days Sales Outstanding 36.70
CL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.44 vs. CL: 36.70 )
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: 36.7
32.48
44.49
Days Payable 68.39
CL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
67% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 45.10 vs. CL: 68.39 )
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: 68.39
57.77
67.9

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.22
CL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CL: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.16 Max: 2.85
Current: 2.22
1.7
2.85
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.58
CL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. CL: 0.58 )
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: 0.58
0.39
0.99
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 5.20
CL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 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 % 2.25
CL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
56% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. CL: 2.25 )
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 2115 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 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: 2.97 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
88% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 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 2.69
CL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CL: 2.69 )
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: 2.41 Max: 5.73
Current: 2.69
1.45
5.73
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.41
CL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 1442 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CL: 1.41 )
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: 0.91 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.41
0.16
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.60
CL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.39 vs. CL: 5.60 )
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: 5.6
3.9
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.30
CL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. CL: 3.30 )
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: 3.3
1.4
18.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,176.00
EPS (TTM) $ 2.69
Beta0.70
Short Percentage of Float0.94%
52-Week Range $63.43 - 77.27
Shares Outstanding (Mil)880.84

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 15,460 16,084 16,691
EPS ($) 2.89 3.14 3.38
EPS without NRI ($) 2.89 3.14 3.38
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.79%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.64 1.71 1.77
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