CL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Colgate-Palmolive Hits 52-week High on Concrete Growth Plans ...

    December 22, 2014
    Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL), global dealer in consumer goods, hit a 52-week high of $70.31 on Dec 19, 2014, before ...
  2. Kraft Chairman Cahill to Replace Vernon as CEO; Shares Up - Analyst ...

    December 19, 2014
    Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (KRFT) announced that Chairman, John Cahill, would replace Tony Vernon as the chief executive officer ...
  3. Who are Proctor & Gamble's (PG) main competitors?

    December 1, 2014
    Learn about Procter & Gamble's major competitors in each of its revenue segments, including fabric care and home care, and ...
  4. Consumer staples could still be a value based on historical data. Investors may not want to abandon the producers of toilet paper, cereals and cigarettes just yet.

    Now Is The Time To Buy Consumer Staples Stocks

    November 20, 2013
    As the markets have swooned, so have many boring sectors. That includes consumer staples stocks. Still, the sector could ...
  5. Blue chip stocks are large, established corporations that tend to have more predictable earnings than small cap companies.

    Analyzing Blue-Chip Stocks

    October 28, 2013
    To find a good value on a blue-chip stocks, look for companies with strong fundamentals, appropriate levels of debt and competitive ...
  6. Prestige Brands Gets Upgraded: Should You Be Buying?

    July 11, 2013
    At least two investment firms upgraded Prestige Brands' (NYSE:PBH) stock July 9 on news it had acquired a small Australian ...
  7. Given Procter & Gamble's Performance, Should The Weak Volumes ...

    April 25, 2013
    P&G looks like an increasingly expensive margin improvement play in consumer staples.
  8. Kimberly-Clark Looks Way Too Expensive For What It Is

    April 22, 2013
    Kimberly-Clark's growth prospects make today's valuation hard to justify.
  9. Joh. A Benckiser Looks To Corner The Coffee Market

    April 17, 2013
    Joh. A Benckiser is paying a huge price for the European coffee maker. What does this mean for the rest of the world's coffee ...
  10. Stock Market News for February 11, 2013 - Market News

    February 11, 2013
    Benchmarks finished in the green in the wake of better-than-expected earnings and encouraging domestic & international economic ...
  11. Earnings Preview: Procter & Gamble - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    We expect consumer giant, The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) to beat expectations when it reports second quarter fiscal 2 ...
  12. Stocks over $100: Love 'Em or Hate 'Em? - Analyst Blog

    October 13, 2012
    In stock investing, $100 a share used to be a magic number. Before electronic trading and low-priced Internet trades, $1 ...
  13. Colgate-Palmolive on Neutral List - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    We are retaining our long-term Neutral recommendation for the global consumer goods manufacturer and distributor Colgate-Palmolive ...
  14. Rising Trend Channel Breakouts - Acceleration Or Top?

    July 4, 2012
    These stocks have been within rising trend channels, but recently have broken the trend channel to the upside. Such a breakout ...
  15. Recession-Proof Stocks

    May 31, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  16. Henkel: Buffett's Possible Target

    May 12, 2012
    Henkel might be the biggest consumer goods company that nobody's ever heard of. Year-to-date, Henkel's stock is up about ...
  17. Kimberly-Clark A Tower Of Stability

    April 24, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark's global operations remain sound, as does the steady and ample dividend payment.
  18. More Recession-Proof Stocks

    March 30, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  19. More Recession-Proof Stocks

    February 27, 2012
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  20. Colgate-Palmolive Has Growth, But It'll Cost Ya

    January 30, 2012
    Colgate has great growth, but a valuation to match.
  21. A Focus On Dividend Growth

    January 16, 2012
    With interest rates continuing to hold at super-low levels, now could be great time to institute a dividend growth strategy. ...
  22. More Recession-Proof Stocks

    December 28, 2011
    Before searching for bulletproof consumer staples, take a look at some reliable alternatives.
  23. Personal Products Are A Big Hit With The Public

    December 22, 2011
    These personal products companies are doing well.
  24. Church & Dwight On Fire

    December 22, 2011
    It's not a sexy name for the holiday shopping season, but Church & Dwight investors are cleaning up.
  25. 3 Reasons To Own Estee Lauder Now

    October 24, 2011
    Estee Lauder may have regained most of its ground since a recent price drop, but there are three good reasons EL is still ...
  26. The Overlooked Dental Health Sector

    August 25, 2011
    While health care remains a great long-term portfolio position, many investors ignore the dental sub-sector. However, benefiting ...
  27. Three Safe Sectors For The Summer

    July 11, 2011
    With uncertainty beginning to creep back into the markets, investors may want to take a defensive posture.
  28. Helen Of Troy Still Looking Fetching

    July 8, 2011
    Helen of Troy isn't especially popular, but the quality is there.
  29. The Best Consumer Goods Company You've Never Heard Of

    May 23, 2011
    If you have a contrarian streak, this undervalued stock may be a great pick.
  30. 4 Stocks To Play The Low Dollar Trade

    May 11, 2011
    Here are four stocks that should benefit from a lower dollar.
  31. Darling: Dirty Business, Sweet Cash Flow

    March 4, 2011
    Darling's business may be dirty and disgusting, but the cash flow smells sweet.
  32. A Developed Opportunity For Emerging Markets

    February 1, 2011
    As emerging markets have become more popular, many analysts now point to less attractive valuations for their assets. However, ...
  33. Large Cap Dividend Stocks For 2011

    December 17, 2010
    Investors interested in yield for the new year might want to consider a package of solid, stable, large cap stocks which ...
  34. Procter & Gamble's Slow And Steady Growth

    October 28, 2010
    Procter & Gamble offers downside protection as it is incredibly diversified across the globe.
  35. Should Clorox Buy Back Its Shares?

    September 24, 2010
    Clorox announced it was selling STP and Armor All brands for $780 million and using the proceeds to buy back stock.
  36. Unilever's Exciting Profits, Unexciting Sales Growth

    August 10, 2010
    Unilever posted a huge profit surge in its second-quarter earnings report on less impressive revenue growth.
  37. Going Global For Consumer Stocks

    August 9, 2010
    With worries about the health of the U.S. economy still persisting, the American consumer has kept his thrifty ways.
  38. Clorox Outmuscling Its Larger Rivals

    August 5, 2010
    Clorox saw steady sales growth and robust overseas trends for the quarter and full year.
  39. Colgate-Palmolive Stock Hammered On Economic Fears

    August 4, 2010
    Colgate's second-quarter earnings report was greeted poorly by the market, despite increases in revenue and income.
  40. Don't Chase Prices

    April 16, 2010
    With the Dow kissing 11,000 and the S&P flirting with 1,200, investors are bidding up stocks.
  41. Colgate-Palmolive Surges Ahead

    February 2, 2010
    Once again, consumer products giant Colgate-Palmolive posted strong earnings, as it has done throughout this recession.
  42. Dividend Stocks Making A Comeback

    January 26, 2010
    After a year of being ignored in favor of high-risk, high return assets, dividends are on the comeback trail. Here are some ...
  43. The Everyday Portfolio

    January 21, 2010
    Successful investing could be as simple as examining the products you use and consume in any given day.
  44. A Look Back At Consumer Goods Stocks

    December 28, 2009
    Do companies that make necessities provide a relative safe haven to investors? Find out how that logic panned out in 2009. ...
  45. 5 Stocks To Play The Low Dollar Trade

    November 6, 2009
    Here are five stocks that should benefit from a lower dollar in 2010.
  46. 5 A-Rated Stocks With Healthy Dividends

    October 16, 2009
    These issues have distinguished themselves with stable growth, earnings and dividends over a 10-year period.
  47. Play The Cash-On-Cash Game

    May 14, 2009
    We compare the cash return on capital invested and return on invested capital of the top five personal products businesses. ...
  48. Consumer Staples Stocks Avoid The Dividend Axe

    April 23, 2009
    A look at consumer staples stocks and dividend increases.
  49. Colgate Shines Through Dark Times

    April 6, 2009
    This consumer products company has thrived so well during the recession that it has been able to raise prices on some of ...
  50. Invest In The Original S&P 500

    February 18, 2009
    An amazing number of the original companies in the S&P 500 index are still trading. I'll pick out some interesting choices ...
  51. Pets Are Profitable

    April 16, 2008
    Americans spent $41 billion on pet products and services last year. Learn which businesses are thriving in this competitive ...
  52. Cleaning Up With Clorox (CLX)

    April 27, 2007
    Widening margins and rapid debt reduction should make Clorox a long-term winner.
  53. Pfizer, Pass the Rolaids

    June 12, 2006
    $15 billion for its consumer products unit won’t cure Pfizer’s ailing stock.
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