91.65 -0.39 (-0.42%)
Pre-Market: 8:16AM EST
|Bid||91.63 x 900|
|Ask||92.08 x 800|
|Day's Range||91.86 - 93.79|
|52 Week Range||70.73 - 94.81|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||-0.08|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||24.06|
|Earnings Date||Jan 21, 2019 - Jan 25, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.87 (3.06%)|
|1y Target Est||89.22|
The savage sell-off of US technology stocks broadened into a global market retreat on Tuesday, stoked by investor fears around trade tension, slowing economic growth and weak corporate earnings in the US, Asia and Europe. The Nasdaq Composite index ended a turbulent trading day down 1.7 per cent, nearly wiping out the last of its gains for the year. It fell 1.8 per cent.
Church & Dwight (CHD) stock has had a phenomenal run so far this year. Church & Dwight’s focus on innovation, incremental sales from recent acquisitions, investments in its international business, and a balanced portfolio of value and premium products drove its top line. Strong sales growth and tax reforms have driven Church & Dwight’s bottom line, which has grown at a double-digit rate in the past four quarters and has outperformed Wall Street’s expectations.
Procter & Gamble Co. has launched an advertising campaign for Secret antiperspirant that includes a commercial with a song and dance routine, which notes that women who invest sweat equity in the workplace deserve equal pay.
Often derided as stodgy and slow-growing, consumer stocks have held up well lately as the stock market selloff has intensified.
Two Procter & Gamble Co. products intended for people with sensitive skin have been recognized for their innovative formulas.
Colgate-Palmolive’s (CL) unimpressive financial performance in the recent past and persisting challenges have led several analysts to lower their target price on Colgate-Palmolive stock. Moreover, SunTrust downgraded Colgate-Palmolive stock to “hold” from “buy” and reduced its target price to $65 per share from $80.
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Colgate-Palmolive (CL) hasn’t impressed investors with its earnings in the past several quarters. The company has only surpassed analysts’ expectations in two quarters out of the past nine quarters, which is evident in the graph below. Soft sales and margin headwinds took a toll on the company’s bottom-line growth rate.
As for Colgate-Palmolive (CL), higher raw material and packaging costs more than offset the benefits from cost savings. Weak gross margin and higher SG&A expenses took a toll on its operating margin, which declined 20 basis points, 80 basis points, and 190 basis points in the first, second, and third quarter of 2018, respectively.
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) has been unable to impress investors with its sales performance so far this year. Though the company saw YoY improvement in net sales during the first two quarters of 2018, its net sales fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. Moreover, Colgate-Palmolive’s top line marked a YoY decline during the third quarter and also missed analysts’ expectation owing to challenges in Brazil and China coupled with adverse currency rates.
Colgate-Palmolive (CL) stock has unperformed so far this year as weaker-than-expected sales and sluggish performance on the margins front have remained a drag. Moreover, Colgate-Palmolive’s bottom line didn’t impress despite the lower tax environment.
Is now a good time to sell Procter & Gamble Co. stock, which reached an all-time high of $94.81 during trading Nov. 16?