If you would invest 6,509
in ColgatePalmolive Co on November 12, 2013
and sell it today you would lose (15.00)
from holding ColgatePalmolive Co or give up 0.23%
of portfolio value over 30
days. ColgatePalmolive Co is generating 0.02% of daily returns and assumes 0.73% volatility on return distribution over the 30 days horizon. Put differently, 7% of equity instruments are less risky than the company on the bases of their historical return distribution and some 99% of equities are expected to be superior in generating returns on investments over the next 30 days.
Daily Expected Return (%)
Allowing for 30-days total investment horizon, ColgatePalmolive Co is expected to generate 2.0 times less return on investment than the market. In addition to that, the company is 1.4 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.03 of its total potential returns per unit of risk. The S&P 500 is currently generating roughly 0.08 per unit of volatility.
Based on recorded statements ColgatePalmolive Co has Operating Margin of 24.28%. This is 1996.87% lower than that of Consumer Goods sector, and 60800.0% lower than that of Personal Products
industry, The Operating Margin for all stocks is 637.17% lower than the firm.
A good Operating Margin is required for a company to be able to pay for its fixed costs or pay out its debt which implies that the higher the margin, the better. This ratio is most effective in evaluating the earning potential of a company over time when comparing it against firm's competitors.