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) pushed the Consumer Goods sector higher today making it today's featured consumer goods winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 1.1%. By the end of trading, Colgate-Palmolive Company rose $0.77 (1.2%) to $64.87 on average volume. Throughout the day, 3,494,802 shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,450,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $64.03-$64.92 after having opened the day at $64.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.10. Other companies within the Consumer Goods sector that increased today were:
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Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets consumer products worldwide. The company operates in two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. Colgate-Palmolive Company has a market cap of $58.7 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Colgate-Palmolive Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.
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On the negative front,
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