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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL)

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Analysis of Solvency Ratios

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Solvency Ratios (Summary)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., solvency ratios

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Debt Ratios
Debt to equity
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability)
Debt to capital
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability)
Debt to assets
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability)
Financial leverage
Coverage Ratios
Interest coverage
Fixed charge coverage

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).

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity.
Debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total shareholders’ equity.
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s debt to capital ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.
Debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total debt (including operating lease liability) plus shareholders’ equity. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s debt to assets ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.
Debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total assets. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s interest coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Fixed charge coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as earnings before fixed charges and tax divided by fixed charges. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s fixed charge coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Equity

Colgate-Palmolive Co., debt to equity 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)
Notes and loans payable
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
 
Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity1
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
Debt to Equity, Sector
Personal Goods
Debt to Equity, 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
Debt to equity = Total debt ÷ Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total shareholders’ equity.

Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., debt to equity (including operating lease liability) 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)
Notes and loans payable
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
Lease liabilities due in one year
Long-term lease liabilities
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
 
Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
Personal Goods
Debt to Equity (including Operating Lease Liability), 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
Debt to equity (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to equity ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total shareholders’ equity.

Debt to Capital

Colgate-Palmolive Co., debt to capital 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)
Notes and loans payable
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
Total capital
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital1
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
Debt to Capital, Sector
Personal Goods
Debt to Capital, 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
Debt to capital = Total debt ÷ Total capital
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total debt plus shareholders’ equity. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s debt to capital ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., debt to capital (including operating lease liability) 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)
Notes and loans payable
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
Lease liabilities due in one year
Long-term lease liabilities
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
Total capital (including operating lease liability)
Solvency Ratio
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
Personal Goods
Debt to Capital (including Operating Lease Liability), 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
Debt to capital (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total capital (including operating lease liability)
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total debt (including operating lease liability) plus shareholders’ equity. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s debt to capital ratio (including operating lease liability) deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then improved from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.

Debt to Assets

Colgate-Palmolive Co., debt to assets 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)
Notes and loans payable
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
 
Total assets
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets1
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
Debt to Assets, Sector
Personal Goods
Debt to Assets, 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
Debt to assets = Total debt ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total debt divided by total assets. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s debt to assets ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly improved from 2018 to 2019.

Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., debt to assets (including operating lease liability) 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)
Notes and loans payable
Current portion of long-term debt
Long-term debt, excluding current portion
Total debt
Lease liabilities due in one year
Long-term lease liabilities
Total debt (including operating lease liability)
 
Total assets
Solvency Ratio
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability)1
Benchmarks
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), Competitors2
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), Sector
Personal Goods
Debt to Assets (including Operating Lease Liability), 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
Debt to assets (including operating lease liability) = Total debt (including operating lease liability) ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) A solvency ratio calculated as total debt (including operating lease liability) divided by total assets. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s debt to assets ratio (including operating lease liability) deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Financial Leverage

Colgate-Palmolive Co., financial leverage 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)
Total assets
Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Benchmarks
Financial Leverage, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
Financial Leverage, Sector
Personal Goods
Financial Leverage, 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
Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Financial leverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as total assets divided by total shareholders’ equity.

Interest Coverage

Colgate-Palmolive Co., interest coverage 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)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest
Add: Income tax expense
Add: Interest expense
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT)
Solvency Ratio
Interest coverage1
Benchmarks
Interest Coverage, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
Interest Coverage, Sector
Personal Goods
Interest Coverage, 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
Interest coverage = EBIT ÷ Interest expense
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Interest coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as EBIT divided by interest payments. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s interest coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.

Fixed Charge Coverage

Colgate-Palmolive Co., fixed charge coverage 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)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest
Add: Income tax expense
Add: Interest expense
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT)
Add: Operating lease cost
Earnings before fixed charges and tax
 
Interest expense
Operating lease cost
Fixed charges
Solvency Ratio
Fixed charge coverage1
Benchmarks
Fixed Charge Coverage, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
Fixed Charge Coverage, Sector
Personal Goods
Fixed Charge Coverage, 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
Fixed charge coverage = Earnings before fixed charges and tax ÷ Fixed charges
= ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Solvency ratio Description The company
Fixed charge coverage ratio A solvency ratio calculated as earnings before fixed charges and tax divided by fixed charges. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s fixed charge coverage ratio deteriorated from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.