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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL)

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Analysis of Liquidity Ratios

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Liquidity Ratios (Summary)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., liquidity ratios

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Current ratio
Quick ratio
Cash ratio

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18).

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s current ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s quick ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s cash ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Current Ratio

Colgate-Palmolive Co., current ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Current assets
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Current ratio1
Benchmarks
Current Ratio, Competitors2
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Current Ratio, Sector
Personal Goods
Current Ratio, Industry
Consumer Goods

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18).

1 2019 Calculation
Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as current assets divided by current liabilities. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s current ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Quick Ratio

Colgate-Palmolive Co., quick ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cash and cash equivalents
Receivables, net of allowances
Total quick assets
 
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Quick ratio1
Benchmarks
Quick Ratio, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
Quick Ratio, Sector
Personal Goods
Quick Ratio, Industry
Consumer Goods

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18).

1 2019 Calculation
Quick ratio = Total quick assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Quick ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments plus receivables) divided by current liabilities. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s quick ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Cash Ratio

Colgate-Palmolive Co., cash ratio calculation, comparison to benchmarks

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Cash and cash equivalents
Total cash assets
 
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Cash ratio1
Benchmarks
Cash Ratio, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
Cash Ratio, Sector
Personal Goods
Cash Ratio, Industry
Consumer Goods

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18).

1 2019 Calculation
Cash ratio = Total cash assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Cash ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as (cash plus short-term marketable investments) divided by current liabilities. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s cash ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.