NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Colgate-Palmolive (CL) - Get Reportstock is up by 0.72% to $64.76 in midday trading on Thursday, ahead of the company's 2015 fourth quarter earnings results.

The New York City-based consumer products company will report its earnings results before the market open on Friday.

Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters are expecting Colgate-Palmolive to report earnings of 72 cents per share on revenue of $3.93 billion.

During the 2014 fourth quarter, Colgate-Palmolive reported adjusted earnings of 76 cents per share on revenue of $4.2 billion. 

In October, Colgate-Palmolive said sales were hurt by foreign exchange rates during the 2015 third quarter. 

Separately, recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Not based on the news in any given day, the rating may differ from Jim Cramer's view or that of this articles's author.

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TheStreet Ratings rates this stock as a "hold" with a ratings score of C+. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and a decline in the stock price during the past year.

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