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Active Broker’s Choice in Focus: Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL), The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX)

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL) [Trend Analysis] try to make new thrust in street and making different trends, stocks trading ended with -0.20% to $65.86.

Looking over the CL ranking chart, the CL got 3 analysts recommendation as a Buy security in previous month pool in contrast with 3 analysts gave buy ratings at this month. The call for hold was given by 16 analysts. Overall the consensus ratings were for Hold as compared to Hold rating in last month, courtesy to WSJ.

Struggling to find a way in profitable zone, the current EPS estimate trend for the next year first quarter was $0.71 while three months ago that trend was for $0.70. This contrasts with this year Q4 current estimates trend of $0.76 while for one month was for $0.76. The fiscal year 2016 current estimate trend was for $2.82 as compared to FY 2017 current Estimate trends of $3.09.

The share price of CL attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 1.09%. The stock is going forward to its 52-week low with 9.68% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -12.15%.

The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) [Trend Analysis] attempts to attain leading position in street, Shares price changes as it 1.13% to close at $114.80 with the total traded volume of 1.42 Million shares. To assess the movement of stock we should look over what analysts have to say about the stock current performance. For the Q4 this year, the consensus current earnings per share trend estimates was for $1.23 while for one month ago was $1.25. On annual basis, the FY2016 Estimate trend at current was $5.36 as compared to three months ago was $5.47, according to WSJ analytic reports.

If we glance over stock price target, the analysts were fairly in stock’s favor assigning high price target of 144 and average price target of 121.54. Finally comes the ratings part in which the CLX was evaluated with 0 analysts of WSJ going for Buy ratings in previous quarter, while at present 0 analysts gave Buy ratings from whole pool. The 10 analysts gave Hold ratings in recent rating and 2 stands at “Underweight” position. To sum up all these views, CLX attains Hold consensus rating in current rating pool.

The firm has institutional ownership of 71.70%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. Its price to sales ratio ended at 2.56. CLX attains analyst recommendation of 3.10 with week performance of 1.55%.


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