Colgate Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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Fiscal Quarter End: 30th of June 2020  

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Colgate Palmolive is 'Cautious Hold'. Macroaxis provides Colgate Palmolive buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CL positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Colgate Palmolive available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CL buy-and-hold perspective. Continue to Colgate Palmolive Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Colgate Palmolive has a mean deviation of 2.4, semi deviation of 3.14, standard deviation of 3.49, variance of 12.17, downside variance of 10.5 and semi variance of 9.85
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Colgate Palmolive that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Colgate Palmolive. Our buy or sell advice engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Colgate Palmolive is not overpriced, please confirm all Colgate Palmolive fundamentals, including its EBITDA, Book Value Per Share and the relationship between Price to Sales and Cash per Share . Given that Colgate Palmolive has Price to Earning of 24.15 , we suggest you validate Colgate Palmolive market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Colgate Palmolive Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Colgate Palmolive has very high historical volatility over the last 30 days
The company reports 7.85 B of total liabilities. Colgate Palmolive has Current Ratio of 0.94 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
Over 81.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
On 17th of April 2020 Colgate Palmolive paid $ 0.44 per share dividend to its current shareholders

Colgate Palmolive current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price75.00
Target Mean Price73.97
Recommendation Mean2.50
Target High Price91.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions18
Target Low Price52.00
Average Consensus Hold
The consensus estimates and target price estimation is comprised of individual analyst assessments, and may or may not mutch the Macroaxis buy or sell advice. It is determined by taking an average of all analyst recommendations and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, or Sell.

Colgate Palmolive Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.023791Value At Risk-4.05
Potential Upside6.56Standard Deviation3.49
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares80 M5.3 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares58.8 M3.9 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares42.8 M2.8 B
Massachusetts Financial Services CoCommon Shares35.1 M2.3 B
Wellington Management Group LlpCommon Shares26.6 M1.8 B
Bank Of New York Mellon CorpCommon Shares18.6 M1.2 B
Geode Capital Management LlcCommon Shares14.2 M940 M

Colgate Palmolive Cash Flow Accounts

2014201520162017201820192020 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(757 M)(691 M)(533 M)(553 M)(436 M)(335 M)(361.45 M)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion442 M449 M443 M475 M511 M519 M528.47 M
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents127 M(119 M)345 M220 M(809 M)157 M169.39 M
Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals(63 M)217 M(5 M)44 M(727 M)(1.71 B)(1.75 B)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares(1.16 B)(1.2 B)(889 M)(892 M)(909 M)(704 M)(759.58 M)
Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities435 M421 M164 M(29 M)(179 M)1.45 B1.56 B
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions(1.45 B)(1.49 B)(1.51 B)(1.53 B)(1.59 B)(1.61 B)(1.74 B)
Net Cash Flow from Financing(2.17 B)(2.28 B)(2.23 B)(2.45 B)(2.68 B)(870 M)(938.68 M)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(859 M)(685 M)(499 M)(471 M)(1.17 B)(2.1 B)(2.15 B)
Net Cash Flow Investment Acquisitions and Disposals(57 M)(143 M)42 M44 M(13 M)(53 M)(57.18 M)
Net Cash Flow from Operations3.3 B2.95 B3.14 B3.05 B3.06 B3.13 B3.3 B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash(142 M)(107 M)(64 M)87 M(16 M)(7 M)(7.55 M)
Share Based Compensation131 M125 M123 M127 M109 M100 M103.27 M

Colgate Palmolive Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.66
Overall volatility
Information ratio =-0.02

Colgate Palmolive Volatility Alert

Colgate Palmolive shows above average downside volatility of 3.24 for selected time horizon. We advise investors to further inspect Colgate Palmolive to make sure all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with estimation about Colgate Palmolive future alpha.
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Colgate Palmolive Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsColgate PalmolivePeer Average
Return On Asset16.39 (0.14) 
Profit Margin15.86 (1.27) 
Operating Margin26.12 (5.51) 
Current Valuation67.01 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding856.53 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.24 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions80.93 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted10.75 M4.71 M
Price to Earning24.15 28.72 
Price to Book233.10 9.51 
Price to Sales3.81 11.42 
Revenue15.91 B9.43 B
Gross Profit9.34 B27.38 B
EBITDA4.15 B3.9 B
Net Income2.52 B570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents897 M2.7 B
Cash per Share1.05 5.01 
Total Debt7.85 B5.32 B
Current Ratio0.96 2.16 
Book Value Per Share(0.13) 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations3.3 B971.22 M
Short Ratio2.51 4.00 
Earnings Per Share2.93 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth4.56 4.89 
Number of Employees34.3 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization60.6 B19.03 B
Total Asset7.09 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings22.38 B9.33 B
Working Capital79.4 M1.48 B
Current Asset2.23 B9.34 B
Current Liabilities2.15 B7.9 B
Z Score10.48.72
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