Colgate-Palmolive Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 22, 2014. A cash
dividend payment of $0.34 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 14, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CL stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that CL has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CL was $64.7,
representing a -2.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.49 and
a 21.23% increase over the 52 week low of $53.37.
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 $2.42. Zacks Investment Research reports CL's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.62%, compared to an
industry average of 13.2%.
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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 (
- PowerShares Dynamic Consumer Staples (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IYK with an increase of
5.88% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting
of CL at 3.69%.