Colgate-Palmolive Dividend yield

 Price  73.47
 Dividend  1.92
 Earnings  2.25
 Cash-flow  3.09
 Book value  0.00
 Equity  0.00

Colgate-Palmolive is part of Personal Goods business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Colgate-Palmolive is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Colgate-Palmolive stock dividend

Colgate-Palmolive paid a total dividend of 1,594 million USD last year, for a market value of 60,980 millions (Market Cap 60,213 millions). Colgate-Palmolive dividend per share is 1.92 USD, and his stock market price 73.47 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Colgate-Palmolive has a dividend yield of 2.61%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Colgate-Palmolive stocks dividend with other Personal Goods companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive Dividend Payout

About the ability of Colgate-Palmolive to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.92 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.61%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Colgate-Palmolive payout on ernings is currently 85.33%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures show that Colgate-Palmolive can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Colgate-Palmolive is USD 3.09 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.92, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Colgate-Palmolive, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Personal Goods sector companies.

Colgate-Palmolive payout

Colgate-Palmolive Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Colgate-Palmolive's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Colgate-Palmolive dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Personal Goods stocks.

Colgate-Palmolive stock dividend history

Colgate-Palmolive Stock performance

Finally, last moth Colgate-Palmolive showed a return of -3.70% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -6.10% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Personal Goods firms.

Colgate-Palmolive stock and market return