Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) : Seaward Management Limited Partnership reduced its stake in Colgate-Palmolive Company by 1.86% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 202,231 shares of Colgate-Palmolive Company which is valued at $13,966,073 after selling 3,825 shares in Colgate-Palmolive Company , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 21, 2016.Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approximately 0.74% of Seaward Management Limited Partnership’s portfolio.
Colgate-Palmolive Company opened for trading at $69.11 and hit $69.74 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $69.31, with a gain of 0.51% or 0.35 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 44,70,872 shares. Company has a market cap of $61,876 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , St Germain D J Co Inc added CL to its portfolio by purchasing 3,380 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $233,423. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.03% of St Germain D J Co Inc’s portfolio.Stralem Co Inc reduced its stake in CL by selling 4,800 shares or 28.24% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 12,200 shares of CL which is valued at $842,532. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.09% of Stralem Co Inc’s portfolio.Independent Portfolio Consultants reduced its stake in CL by selling 330 shares or 23.04% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,102 shares of CL which is valued at $78,518. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.02% of Independent Portfolio Consultants’s portfolio.Central Trust Co reduced its stake in CL by selling 4,223 shares or 13.57% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 26,888 shares of CL which is valued at $1,915,770. Colgate-Palmolive Company makes up approx 0.15% of Central Trust Co’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.