Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 17, 2019

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Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 17, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 15, 2019. Shareholders who purchased CL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 2.38% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $68.71, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CL was $68.71, representing a -5.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $72.61 and a 19.68% increase over the 52 week low of $57.41.

CL is a part of the Consumer Non-Durables sector, which includes companies such as Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) and Unilever PLC ( UL ). CL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.75. Zacks Investment Research reports CL's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as -4.71%, compared to an industry average of .9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CL as a top-10 holding:

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Staples ( XLP )
  • Strategy Shs EcoLogical Strategy ETF ( HECO )
  • Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF ( VDC )
  • iShares U.S. Consumer Goods ETF ( IYK ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IYK with an increase of 3.77% over the last 100 days. XLP has the highest percent weighting of CL at 4.12%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines
Referenced Symbols: CL , PG , UL , XLP , HECO , VDC , IYK

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