The firm reported earnings per share of $0.75 on revenue of $3.81B. Analysts polled by Investing.com anticipated EPS of $0.73 on revenue of $3.78B. That compared to EPS of $0.75 on revenue of $3.89B in the same period a year earlier. The company had reported EPS of $0.72 on revenue of $3.85B in the previous quarter.
For the year, Colgate-Palmolive shares are up 4.5%, under-performing the S&P 500 which is up 7.08% year to date.
Colgate-Palmolive follows other major Consumer/Non-Cyclical sector earnings this month
On Wednesday, Procter&Gamble reported second quarter EPS of $1.25 on revenue of $17.44B, compared to forecasts of EPS of $1.21 on revenue of $17.16B.
Kimberly-Clark earnings missed analyst's expectations on Wednesday, with fourth quarter EPS of $1.6 on revenue of $4.57B. Investing.com analysts expected EPS of $1.66 on revenue of $4.45B
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