The firm reported earnings per share of $0.71 on revenue of $3.93B. Analysts polled by Investing.com anticipated EPS of $0.7 on revenue of $3.95B. That compared to EPS of $0.72 on revenue of $3.85B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $0.72 on revenue of $3.87B in the previous quarter.
For the year, Colgate-Palmolive shares are up 15.26%, under-performing the S&P 500 which is up 22.63% year to date.
Colgate-Palmolive follows other major Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector earnings this month
On Tuesday, October 22, 2019, Procter&Gamble reported first quarter EPS of $1.37 on revenue of $17.8B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $1.24 on revenue of $17.45B.
Coca-Cola earnings matched analyst's expectations on Friday, October 18, 2019, with third quarter EPS of $0.56 on revenue of $9.5B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $0.56 on revenue of $9.43B
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