Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), hence the stock is down -1.99% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.22% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 0.2% in the last 1 week, and is up 0.44% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL): The stock opened at $74.70 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $74.88 for the day. The stock traded down to $74.21 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $74.58 with a loss of -0.27% for the day. The stock had closed at $74.78 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,290,176 shares.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.57% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.87%. Colgate-Palmolive Co. is up 4.39% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 13.85%.
Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) : 9 investment research analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) have an average price target of $74.78 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $83 and the lowest target is $70 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $4.06 of the average price.
Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a consumer products company, whose products are marketed in more than 200 countries and territories throughout the world. The Company operates in two product segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care, and Pet Nutrition. The Oral, Personal and Home Care product segment is operated through five geographic segments: North America, Latin America, Europe/South Pacific, Asia and Africa/Eurasia. The Companys oral care products include Colgate Total; Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief; Colgate Max Fresh; Colgate Optic White and Colgate Luminous White toothpastes, among others. The Company sells its personal care products under the Palmolive, Protex and Softsoap brands. The Company, through its Hills Pet Nutrition segment (Hills), manufactures pet nutrition products for dogs and cats.