Colgate-Palmolive - CL Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $82.58
  • Forecasted Upside: 5.69 %
  • Number of Analysts: 14
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 9 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for CL

Analyst Price Target is $82.58
▲ +5.69% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 14 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Colgate-Palmolive in the last 3 months. The average price target is $82.58, with a high forecast of $91.00 and a low forecast of $75.00. The average price target represents a 5.69% upside from the last price of $78.14.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 14 investment analysts is to hold stock in Colgate-Palmolive. This Hold consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/6/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $87.00Low
11/21/2022Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
11/1/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$72.00 ➝ $76.00Low
10/18/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$88.00 ➝ $85.00Low
10/17/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$87.00 ➝ $85.00Low
10/13/2022UBS GroupLower Target$90.00 ➝ $80.00Low
10/13/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$79.00Low
10/10/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetBuy$91.00 ➝ $81.00Low
10/3/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetEqual Weight$80.00 ➝ $75.00Low
8/9/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual WeightN/A
8/2/2022BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $74.00Low
8/1/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$88.00 ➝ $90.00Low
8/1/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeUnderweight ➝ Equal Weight$71.00 ➝ $80.00Low
7/22/2022UBS GroupBoost Target$88.00Low
7/21/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$79.00 ➝ $78.00Low
7/19/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$88.00 ➝ $87.00Low
5/23/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$77.00 ➝ $71.00Low
5/3/2022BarclaysLower Target$81.00 ➝ $77.00Low
5/3/2022Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$92.00 ➝ $80.00Low
5/2/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$91.00 ➝ $88.00High
4/13/2022Stifel NicolausLower Target$90.00 ➝ $88.00Low
4/13/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $91.00Low
4/7/2022Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageMarket PerformLow
4/1/2022BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$90.00 ➝ $81.00Low
3/30/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$86.00 ➝ $81.00Low
3/29/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Target$104.00 ➝ $95.00Low
2/2/2022Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$77.00 ➝ $83.00Low
1/31/2022CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$83.00 ➝ $86.00Low
1/31/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $90.00Low
1/31/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetBuy$91.00 ➝ $90.00Low
1/31/2022Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetUnderweight$78.00 ➝ $76.00Low
1/31/2022Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$90.00 ➝ $91.00Low
12/16/2021Redburn PartnersInitiated CoverageNeutralHigh
12/16/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageNeutralHigh
11/2/2021BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$85.00 ➝ $83.00Low
11/2/2021Berenberg BankLower TargetHold$85.00 ➝ $77.00Low
11/1/2021Royal Bank of CanadaLower TargetSector Perform$90.00 ➝ $85.00Low
10/5/2021Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageNeutralMedium
9/20/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$84.00 ➝ $86.00Low
8/2/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$86.00 ➝ $84.00Low
6/23/2021UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$95.00Low
6/20/2021Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$95.00Low
6/9/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$80.00 ➝ $95.00High
5/3/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$84.00 ➝ $85.00Low
4/16/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$87.00 ➝ $85.00Low
2/1/2021Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$70.00 ➝ $80.00Low
1/28/2021Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$83.00Medium
1/26/2021Berenberg BankUpgradeSell ➝ Hold$76.00Low
1/19/2021Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageUnderperform$77.00Low
1/4/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector Perform$90.00N/A
12/7/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyInitiated CoverageUnderweight$80.00Low
11/2/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetOutperform$88.00 ➝ $90.00Low
11/2/2020UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$85.00 ➝ $90.00Low
11/2/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$80.00 ➝ $82.00Low
10/26/2020Truist FinancialBoost Target$80.00 ➝ $85.00Low
8/3/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$75.00 ➝ $78.00Low
8/3/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$78.00 ➝ $80.00Low
7/30/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$88.00Low
7/27/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$73.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
7/22/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$78.00Medium
5/15/2020SunTrust BanksBoost TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $80.00High
5/4/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$67.00Low
5/4/2020Stifel NicolausBoost TargetBuy$72.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
4/27/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetOverweight$72.00 ➝ $78.00Medium
3/31/2020Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweight$72.00Low
3/27/2020SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$75.00Medium
3/26/2020Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$80.00 ➝ $72.00Medium
3/22/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$76.00 ➝ $72.00High
3/20/2020Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyHigh
2/4/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSell$58.00Low
2/3/2020SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$70.00Low
2/3/2020Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $76.00Medium
2/3/2020CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$71.00 ➝ $78.00Medium
2/3/2020Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLow
2/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$69.00 ➝ $91.00Low
1/27/2020Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$80.00Low
12/19/2019Bank of AmericaDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$77.00 ➝ $74.00Low
12/12/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$72.00 ➝ $73.00Low
11/4/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetHold$74.00 ➝ $71.00Low
10/16/2019Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageSell$58.00Low
10/14/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$78.00 ➝ $76.00Medium
8/20/2019CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral$77.00 ➝ $79.00Low
8/13/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweightMedium
7/29/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$72.00 ➝ $74.00Low
7/29/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost TargetMarket Perform$68.00 ➝ $70.00High
7/29/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $82.00High
7/15/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight$68.00 ➝ $72.00Low
7/12/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/12/2019Bank of AmericaSet TargetBuy$80.00Low
7/12/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$74.00 ➝ $76.00Low
6/17/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$65.00 ➝ $68.00Low
6/11/2019ArgusBoost TargetBuy$72.00 ➝ $82.00Low
4/29/2019MacquarieBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$65.00 ➝ $72.00Low
4/29/2019Morgan StanleyBoost TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$62.00 ➝ $68.00Low
4/29/2019Jefferies Financial GroupBoost TargetHold ➝ In-Line$61.00 ➝ $73.00Low
4/29/2019JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$62.00 ➝ $70.00Low
3/29/2019UBS GroupBoost TargetBuy ➝ Buy$71.00 ➝ $75.00High
3/19/2019CitigroupSet TargetHold$68.00Low
3/6/2019Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperformLow
2/11/2019BNP ParibasUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$56.00 ➝ $67.00Low
2/1/2019Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$61.00Low
1/31/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$57.00Low
1/29/2019MacquarieSet TargetHold$57.00Low
1/29/2019Morgan StanleySet TargetHold$62.00Low
1/25/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$57.00Low
1/10/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$70.00Low
1/8/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
10/30/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Hold$65.00 ➝ $60.00Medium
10/30/2018ArgusLower TargetBuy ➝ Buy$75.00 ➝ $70.00High
10/29/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$62.00 ➝ $58.00High
10/29/2018CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Hold$68.00 ➝ $63.00High
10/29/2018JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$61.00 ➝ $54.00High
10/26/2018SunTrust BanksDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$80.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
10/17/2018UBS GroupSet TargetBuy$71.00Medium
10/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$64.00 ➝ $62.00Medium
9/20/2018Atlantic SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$71.00Low
9/18/2018ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$72.00 ➝ $75.00Low
7/31/2018CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$70.00 ➝ $68.00Low
7/30/2018BarclaysSet TargetHold$64.00Low
7/30/2018MacquarieDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$74.00 ➝ $65.00Low
7/27/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHold$64.00Low
7/23/2018Stifel NicolausLower TargetHold ➝ Hold$75.00 ➝ $73.00Low
7/18/2018UBS GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$70.00 ➝ $75.00Low
7/17/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeHoldMedium
6/21/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$69.00 ➝ $67.00Low
5/25/2018ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ BuyMedium
5/24/2018Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$72.00Medium
5/1/2018CitigroupLower TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$80.00 ➝ $73.00Low
4/30/2018BarclaysSet TargetHold$70.00Low
4/30/2018Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightMedium
4/20/2018Morgan StanleyLower TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$82.00 ➝ $80.00High
4/18/2018Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$75.00Low
3/15/2018BarclaysSet TargetHold$75.00Low
1/30/2018CitigroupBoost TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$75.00 ➝ $80.00Medium
1/30/2018BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ UnderperformMedium
1/26/2018Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$79.00Medium
12/19/2017MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$81.00Low
12/13/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold$75.00Low
(Data available from 12/8/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.41 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Colgate-Palmolive logo
Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells consumer products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. The Oral, Personal and Home Care segment offers toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouthwash, bar and liquid hand soaps, shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, deodorants and antiperspirants, skin health products, dishwashing detergents, fabric conditioners, household cleaners, and other related items. This segment markets and sells its products under various brands, which include Colgate, Darlie, elmex, hello, meridol, Sorriso, Tom's of Maine, Irish Spring, Palmolive, Protex, Sanex, Softsoap, Lady Speed Stick, Speed Stick, EltaMD, Filorga, PCA SKIN, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Murphy, Suavitel, Soupline, and Cuddly to a range of traditional and eCommerce retailers, wholesalers, and distributors. It also includes pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals. The Pet Nutrition segment offers pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs under the Hill's Science Diet brand; and a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions in dogs and cats under the Hill's Prescription Diet brand. This segment markets and sells its products through pet supply retailers, veterinarians, and eCommerce retailers. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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Today's Range

Now: $78.14
Low: $77.06
High: $78.17

50 Day Range

MA: $73.67
Low: $68.48
High: $78.17

52 Week Range

Now: $78.14
Low: $67.84
High: $85.61


2,672,234 shs

Average Volume

4,800,630 shs

Market Capitalization

$65.26 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Colgate-Palmolive?

The following equities research analysts have issued stock ratings on Colgate-Palmolive in the last year: Atlantic Securities, Barclays PLC, Citigroup Inc., Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Raymond James, Redburn Partners, Sanford C. Bernstein, Stifel Nicolaus,, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, UBS Group AG, Wells Fargo & Company, and Wolfe Research.
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What is the current price target for Colgate-Palmolive?

12 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Colgate-Palmolive in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $82.58, suggesting a possible upside of 5.7%. Morgan Stanley has the highest price target set, predicting CL will reach $91.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $75.00 for Colgate-Palmolive in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Colgate-Palmolive?

Colgate-Palmolive currently has 9 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in CL, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Colgate-Palmolive's investor relations team?

Colgate-Palmolive's physical mailing address is 300 PARK AVE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The company's listed phone number is (212) 310-2000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Colgate-Palmolive is Learn More about contacing Colgate-Palmolive investor relations.