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CL Colgate Palmolive PE ratio, current and historical analysis

The PE ratio for Colgate Palmolive stock stands at 29.89 as of May 22, 2024. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $3.17 and the stock price of $94.76 per share. A decrease of 12% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 34.1 of the last four quarters.

CL PE ratio history

How has CL's PE ratio performed in the past

Over the last ten years, the average PE ratio of Colgate Palmolive has been 30.27. The current 29.89 P/E ratio is similar to the historical average. Looking back at the last ten years, CL's PE ratio peaked in the Sep 2016 quarter at 47.83, with a price of $74.14 and an EPS of $1.55. The Dec 2018 quarter marked the lowest point at 21.57, with a price of $59.52 and an EPS of $2.76.

Average
30.27
Median
27.79
Minimum
21.57
Maximum
47.83

Colgate Palmolive PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 49.78% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -45.15% in 2016

Year PE ratio Change
2023 28.67 -22.49%
2022 36.99 10.95%
2021 33.34 22.8%
2020 27.15 8.86%
2019 24.94 15.62%
2018 21.57 -34.24%
2017 32.8 37.35%
2016 23.88 -45.15%
2015 43.54 49.78%
2014 29.07 7.43%

CL average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of CL for the past years

CL's current PE ratio is higher than the 5-year average, but it is lower than its 3 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg
32.67
5-year avg
29.77
10-year avg
30.27
15-year avg
26.91

CL PE vs peers

What is CL's PE ratio compared to its peers

CL's PE ratio stands lower than its peer stocks CHD and CLX, but it is higher than PG's and KMB's.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
KMB Kimberly Clark Corp 24.47 $45.08B
PG PROCTER & GAMBLE Co 26.68 $396.05B
CL Colgate Palmolive Co 29.89 $77.74B
CHD Church & Dwight Co Inc 33.64 $26.24B
CLX Clorox Co 69.09 $16.65B

Frequently asked questions

What is Colgate Palmolive's PE ratio?

As of May 22, 2024, CL stock has a price to earnings ratio of 29.89.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Colgate Palmolive (CL)?

Over the last 3 years, the average price to earnings ratio for CL stock is 32.67.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Colgate Palmolive (CL)?

Over the last 5 years, the average price to earnings ratio for CL stock is 29.77.

What is the highest PE ratio for CL?

Over the last ten years, the Sep 2016 quarter recorded the highest quarterly PE ratio at 47.83.

How does the current PE ratio for CL compare to its historical average?

CL's current price to earnings ratio is 1.3% below its 10-year historical average.

How is CL's PE ratio calculated (Colgate Palmolive PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the EPS for the last 12 months. As of today (May 22, 2024), Colgate Palmolive's share price is $94.76. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Mar 2024 is $3.17. Therefore, Colgate Palmolive's PE ratio for today is 29.89. PE RATIO(29.89) = STOCK PRICE($94.76) / TTM EPS($3.17)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.