Colgate-Palmolive Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 17, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.36 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased CL stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
5.88% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $66.37, the dividend yield is 2.17%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CL was $66.37,
representing a -0.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.49 and
a 19.65% increase over the 52 week low of $55.47.
CL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes
companies such as Procter & Gamble Company (
) and Unilever PLC (
). CL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.39. Zacks Investment Research reports CL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.28%, compared to an
industry average of 5.3%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to CL through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CL as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Consumer Staples (
- Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is XLP with an increase of
0.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of CL at 3.6%.