CL - Colgate-Palmolive Company

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
70.51
-0.26 (-0.37%)
At close: 4:01PM EDT
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Previous Close70.77
Open71.11
Bid70.00 x 800
Ask72.14 x 1100
Day's Range70.22 - 71.12
52 Week Range57.41 - 76.41
Volume2,579,300
Avg. Volume3,236,490
Market Cap60.498B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.78
PE Ratio (TTM)26.82
EPS (TTM)2.63
Earnings DateNov 1, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.72 (2.43%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-07-17
1y Target Est74.05
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