2. As of noon trading, Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL) is down $0.31 (-0.5%) to $59.39 on light volume Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.31-$59.80 after having opened the day at $59.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.70.

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 $55.6 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Colgate-Palmolive Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Colgate-Palmolive Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Colgate-Palmolive Company Ratings Report now.

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