Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) : Aull Monroe Investment Management Corp scooped up 2,100 additional shares in Colgate-Palmolive Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 20, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 42,296 shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company which is valued at $2,920,962.Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approximately 1.72% of Aull Monroe Investment Management Corp’s portfolio.
Colgate-Palmolive Company opened for trading at $68.76 and hit $69.09 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $69.06, with a gain of 0.12% or 0.08 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 32,28,556 shares. Company has a market cap of $61,653 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Portland Global Advisors reduced its stake in CL by selling 200 shares or 3.27% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,923 shares of CL which is valued at $409,042. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.19% of Portland Global Advisors’s portfolio.Yhb Investment Advisors reduced its stake in CL by selling 5,836 shares or 11.39% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 45,409 shares of CL which is valued at $3,135,946. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.83% of Yhb Investment Advisors’s portfolio.Starfire Investment Advisers boosted its stake in CL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 6 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,121 shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company which is valued at $649,871. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.42% of Starfire Investment Advisers’s portfolio.Mai Capital Management reduced its stake in CL by selling 300 shares or 1.6% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 18,394 shares of CL which is valued at $1,304,870. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.11% of Mai Capital Management’s portfolio.Creative Planning reduced its stake in CL by selling 16,905 shares or 24.11% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 53,218 shares of CL which is valued at $3,775,285. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.03% of Creative Planning’s portfolio.
On the company’s financial health, Colgate-Palmolive Company reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to the earnings call on Jan 29, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.72. The company had revenue of $3899.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3927.05 million. The company’s revenue was down -7.6 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.76 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Colgate-Palmolive Company. Colgate-Palmolive Company was Downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to ” Neutral” on Feb 26, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by UBS on Feb 1, 2016 to “Neutral” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 67 from a previous price target of $69 .
Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a consumer products company whose products are marketed in more than 200 countries and territories throughout the world. The Company operates in two product segments: Oral Personal and Home Care and Pet Nutrition. The Oral Personal and Home Care product segment is operated through five geographic segments: North America Latin America Europe/South Pacific Asia and Africa/Eurasia. The Company’s oral care products include Colgate Total; Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief; Colgate Max Fresh; Colgate Optic White and Colgate Luminous White toothpastes among others. The Company sells its personal care products under the Palmolive Protex and Softsoap brands. The Company through its Hill’s Pet Nutrition segment (Hill’s) manufactures pet nutrition products for dogs and cats.