Colgate palmolive Company  (CL)
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CL's Dividend Pay out ratio over the 12 Months Period

Cumulative by Quarter, Trailing twelve months

Colgate Palmolive's 12 Months dividend pay out ratio, the ratio that measures the proportion of earnings, that Colgate Palmolive' distributes to its shareholders in the form of dividends, sequentially decreased to 67.18% in the first quarter 2024, this result is above Colgate Palmolive's average of of 121.2%.

Within Consumer Non Cyclical sector 14 other companies have achieved higher 12 Months dividend pay out ratio. While Cumulative dividend pay out ratio total ranking has improved so far during the I Quarter 2024, to 53, from total ranking in the forth quarter 2023 at 92.

Dividend in Glossary

Cumulative Dividend Pay out Ratio I. Quarter
(Mar 31 2024)
IV. Quarter
(Dec 31 2023)
III. Quarter
(Sep 30 2023)
II. Quarter
(Jun 30 2023)
I. Quarter
(Mar 31 2023)
CL's Pay out Ratio (TTM) 67.18 % 76.15 % 108.46 % 115.04 % 106.53 %
CL's Dividend Pay out Ratio Total Ranking # 53 # 92 # 33 # 246 # 0

  News about Colgate palmolive Company Dividends

Colgate Palmolive Company Boosts Dividend Payout: What It Means for Investors

Colgate Palmolive Company Announces Dividend Increase and Record Date: What Does This Mean for Shareholders?
The recent press release from Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) announced an increase in the quarterly common stock cash dividend from $0.48 per share to $0.50 per share, effective in the second quarter of 2024. This represents an annualized dividend rate of $2.00 per share, up from $1.92 per share previously. The dividend is set to be paid on May 15, 2024, to shareholders of record as of April 22, 2024.
This news comes at a time when Colgate Palmolive Company stock has been experiencing fluctuations in the market. In March, the stock declined by 3.13%, but it has shown significant growth of 23.48% compared to a year before, reaching its 52-week high.
The increase in dividends may indicate confidence in the company's financial health and future prospects, which could potentially attract more investors. Shareholders will likely benefit from the higher dividend payout, providing them with a steady income stream.
Investors should consider these factors when evaluating their investment in Colgate-Palmolive Company stock and assess the potential impact on their portfolio.

Colgate-Palmolive Prioritizes Shareholders with Quarterly Dividend Declaration, Reinforcing its Commitment to a Healthier Future

Colgate-Palmolive, a leading consumer goods company known for its commitment to oral care and personal hygiene, has recently announced its quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per common share. This significant development highlights the company's dedication to providing consistent value to its shareholders and marks yet another milestone in its long-standing history of uninterrupted dividends since 1895.
The current news follows a previous announcement made on 0000-00-00, where Colgate-Palmolive showcased its resilience in the face of challenging market conditions. Despite the headwinds in the industry, the company declared its quarterly dividend, further reinforcing its steadfast commitment to its shareholders.
Considering the impact of this news, it is imperative to take into account the company's financial performance. As of the writing of this article, Colgate-Palmolive has experienced an increase in earnings per share in the third quarter of 2023. Consequently, the 12-month dividend payout ratio sequentially decreased to 108.46% during this period. This decline is unsurprising given the continuous rise in Colgate-Palmolive's earnings. Moreover, the payout ratio remains below the company's average, raising questions about the possibility of an upcoming dividend increase.
When compared to its peers in the Consumer Non-Cyclical sector, Colgate-Palmolive's performance holds up admirably. Out of the nine companies analyzed, the company had a lower 12-month dividend payout ratio. This further cements Colgate-Palmolive's status as a reliable investment choice for shareholders interested in the consumer goods industry.

Intelligent Colgate-Palmolive Resilient Despite Challenging Markets, Declares Quarterly Dividend

Colgate-Palmolive Company, a global leader in oral care and personal hygiene products, recently declared its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.48 per common share. The dividend will be paid on November 15, 2023, to shareholders of record as of October 23, 2023. With a remarkable dividend payment history dating back to 1895, Colgate-Palmolive continues to prioritize shareholder value while focusing on creating a healthier future for people, pets, and the planet.
1. Demonstrating Financial Stability:
The declaration of a regular quarterly dividend by Colgate-Palmolive reflects the company's financial stability and commitment to providing consistent returns to its shareholders. The uninterrupted dividend payment for over a century is a testament to its strong financial performance and steady growth strategy.

CL's Dividend Pay out Ratio Company Ranking
Within: No.
Personal & Household Products Industry # 3
Consumer Non Cyclical Sector # 15
S&P 500 # 53

Dividend Pay out Ratio Statistics
High Average Low
1129.51 % 121.2 % 42.68 %
(Sep. 30, 2008)   (Sep. 30, 2009)

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