Add a New Bulls Reason

Company: Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)
Current price:
Headline: (100 character max)
Analysis:
Cancel
85%
agree
21 votes

  Streamlining operations yielding higher margins

Since launching the 2004 Restructuring Program, Colgate-Palmolive has streamlined its operations: its gross margin is expected to expand to 60% by the year 2010.

(100 character max) Cancel
83%
agree
6 votes

  Colgate dominantes the market for toothpaste with 44.8% global market share

Colgate dominantes the market for toothpaste with a 44.8% market share. A tighter focus on areas such as Oral Care has allowed the company to best rival Procter & Gamble. Additionally, Colgate enjoys brand loyalty and high-recognition which gives it a wide moat.

(100 character max) Cancel
83%
agree
6 votes

  Dominant presence in emerging markets

Colgate's dominant presence in emerging markets firmly locates it as a major beneficiary of rising rates of consumer product consumption in developing regions.

(100 character max) Cancel
0%
agree
0 votes

  Declining value of US dollar will boost sales abroad, especially in emerging markets

The fall of the US dollar will help the company sell competitively abroad. Since 75% of its sales are made overseas, including 45% in emerging markets, this is a significant factor. In the last quarter of 2008, Colgate reported a 19% increase in net income amid higher pricing and international sales growth.

(100 character max) Cancel
Wikinvest © 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. Use of this site is subject to express Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer. By continuing past this page, you agree to abide by these terms. Any information provided by Wikinvest, including but not limited to company data, competitors, business analysis, market share, sales revenues and other operating metrics, earnings call analysis, conference call transcripts, industry information, or price targets should not be construed as research, trading tips or recommendations, or investment advice and is provided with no warrants as to its accuracy. Stock market data, including US and International equity symbols, stock quotes, share prices, earnings ratios, and other fundamental data is provided by data partners. Stock market quotes delayed at least 15 minutes for NASDAQ, 20 mins for NYSE and AMEX. Market data by Xignite. See data providers for more details. Company names, products, services and branding cited herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The use of trademarks or service marks of another is not a representation that the other is affiliated with, sponsors, is sponsored by, endorses, or is endorsed by Wikinvest.
Powered by MediaWiki