|Bid||64.11 x 1400|
|Ask||67.15 x 1200|
|Day's Range||64.25 - 65.53|
|52 Week Range||61.28 - 77.91|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.49|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||25.83|
|Earnings Date||Oct 26, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.68 (2.64%)|
|1y Target Est||67.25|
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.
On October 19, Procter & Gamble (PG) reported better-than-expected first quarter of fiscal 2019 results. The quarter ended on September 30, 2018. Its top and bottom lines surpassed analysts’ expectations. However, the biggest highlight of the quarter was the company’s solid organic sales growth.
U.S. consumer goods maker Colgate-Palmolive Co (CL.N) has halted production at its detergent and dish soap plant in Venezuela because it lacked cardboard boxes to ship products, a union leader said on Thursday. The plant in the city of Valencia stopped operations on Monday, union representative Carlos Rodriguez said in a telephone interview. Its cardboard provider, Ireland's Smurfit Kappa (SKG.I), halted production in Venezuela last month after government authorities took over its local unit.
U.S. consumer goods maker Colgate-Palmolive Co has halted production at its detergent and dish soap plant in Venezuela because it lacked cardboard boxes to ship products, a union leader said on Thursday. The plant in the city of Valencia stopped operations on Monday, union representative Carlos Rodriguez said in a telephone interview. Its cardboard provider, Ireland's Smurfit Kappa , halted production in Venezuela last month after government authorities took over its local unit.
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Colgate-Palmolive (CL), which gained momentum in its bottom line during the past two quarters, is likely to disappoint during the third quarter. Analysts expect Colgate-Palmolive to report adjusted earnings of $0.73 per share in the third quarter, which is flat on a YoY basis. The company’s EPS growth rate is expected to see a strong sequential decline.
A few Wall Street analysts downgraded Kimberly-Clark (KMB) stock before its third-quarter results. On October 10, Deutsche Bank downgraded Kimberly-Clark stock to “sell” from “hold” and lowered the target price to $99 from $108. On October 8, Goldman Sachs downgraded Kimberly-Clark stock to “neutral” from “buy” and reduced the target price by $1 to $119.
Analysts expect Kimberly-Clark (KMB) to sustain the growth momentum in its EPS during the third quarter. However, the projected low growth rate could disappoint investors. Analysts expect Kimberly-Clark to report an adjusted EPS of $1.64 in the third quarter, which reflects 2.5% growth YoY (year-over-year).
Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL) is one of the oldest and largest names in the consumer goods industry. The company has also started to see strong competition and loss of market share in key markets as well as rising operating expenses and foreign exchange risks in emerging markets. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Sign with CL.
Kimberly-Clark’s (KMB) profit margins haven’t impressed investors in the past several quarters. The company continues to struggle on the margins front. Lower pricing, increased commodity and shipping costs, and soft volumes have taken a toll on the company’s profitability.
Analysts expect Kimberly-Clark (KMB) to report total revenues of $4.5 billion in the third quarter—down 2.1% compared to the same period last year. Analysts expect soft volumes and weak pricing to continue to hurt the company’s organic sales growth rate and overall sales. Negative currency rates pose a threat to the top line in the third quarter.
Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is scheduled to announce to its third-quarter results on October 22. However, analysts’ estimate for the third quarter reflects that the company will likely disappoint investors with its sales and earnings performance.
Colgate-Palmolive Company will provide a live webcast of its 2018 third quarter earnings conference call on Friday, October 26, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. ET. The call will be hosted by Chairman and CEO, Ian Cook, and Senior Vice President - Investor Relations, John Faucher.
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Schlumberger Ltd. (SLB), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL), Vodafone Group PLC (VOD) and American International Group Inc. (AIG) have declined to their respective three-year lows
On Oct. 15, the company, which distributes flow meters, injectors, and other fluid-handling pump modules, is going to pay its quarterly dividend. It has a market cap of $10.29 billion and an enterprise value of $10.69 billion. It has a trailing dividend yield of 1.21% and a forward dividend yield of 1.23%, with a payout ratio of 31%.
Procter & Gamble (PG) is scheduled to announce its results for the first quarter of 2019 on October 19. However, analysts expect the company to disappoint investors on all fronts including sales, margins, and earnings. Analysts expect Procter & Gamble to report total revenues of $16.5 billion—a decrease of 0.8% YoY (year-over-year).
Wall Street analysts are maintaining a neutral outlook on Procter & Gamble (PG) stock. Of the 24 analysts tracking PG stock, 17 analysts recommend a “hold” rating, six analysts suggest a “buy,” and one analyst recommends a “sell.” Analysts have a consensus target price of $84.08 per share on PG stock, which indicates an upside of 3.2% based on its closing price of $81.44 on October 10.
As we discussed in Part 1, Colgate-Palmolive (CL), Church & Dwight (CHD), and Clorox (CLX) shares declined considerably in the past few days following Deutsche Bank’s negative stance. Despite the recent decline, the companies’ stocks aren’t attractive on the valuation front.
Shares of consumer packaged goods manufacturers in the United States have decline considerably in the past few days. Deutsche Bank turned negative on the prospects of the companies operating in the consumer packaged goods sector on October 10.
So far, Procter & Gamble (PG) has impressed with its bottom-line performance and has a strong track record of exceeding analysts’ expectations. Procter & Gamble has exceeded analysts’ earnings estimates in the last 13 consecutive quarters, with an average earnings surprise of 4.4%. This performance comes amid a weak sales and margins environment.
Procter & Gamble (PG) hasn’t impressed with its top-line performance in the past several quarters, and analysts don’t expect this trend to change soon. Analysts expect Procter & Gamble’s top line to remain weak at least in the first half of fiscal 2019, marking a YoY (year-over-year) decline. Analysts expect Procter & Gamble (PG) to report net sales of $16.5 billion in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, which implies a YoY decline of 0.8%.
On October 19, Procter & Gamble (PG) plans to announce its earnings for the first quarter of fiscal 2019, which ended on September 30. However, analysts have a dim outlook for the quarter, which could hurt investor sentiment and PG stock.