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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL)


Enterprise Value to EBITDA (EV/EBITDA)

Intermediate level


Earnings before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., EBITDA calculation

US$ in millions

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12 months ended Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Add: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest
Add: Income tax expense
Earnings before tax (EBT)
Add: Interest expense
Earnings before interest and tax (EBIT)
Add: Depreciation and amortization
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)

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).

Item Description The company
EBITDA To calculate EBITDA analysts start with net earnings. To that earnings number, interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization are added. EBITDA as a pre-interest number is a flow to all providers of capital. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s EBITDA increased from 2017 to 2018 but then decreased significantly from 2018 to 2019.

Enterprise Value to EBITDA Ratio, Current

Colgate-Palmolive Co., current EV/EBITDA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

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Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Enterprise value (EV)
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)
Valuation Ratio
EV/EBITDA
Benchmarks
EV/EBITDA, Competitors1
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
EV/EBITDA, Sector
Personal Goods
EV/EBITDA, Industry
Consumer Goods

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21).

1 Click competitor name to see calculations.

If the company EV/EBITDA is lower then the EV/EBITDA of benchmark then company is relatively undervalued.
Otherwise, if the company EV/EBITDA is higher then the EV/EBITDA of benchmark then company is relatively overvalued.


Enterprise Value to EBITDA Ratio, Historical

Colgate-Palmolive Co., historical EV/EBITDA 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)
Enterprise value (EV)1
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA)2
Valuation Ratio
EV/EBITDA3
Benchmarks
EV/EBITDA, Competitors4
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc.
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Nike Inc.
EV/EBITDA, Sector
Personal Goods
EV/EBITDA, 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).

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3 2019 Calculation
EV/EBITDA = EV ÷ EBITDA
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4 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Valuation ratio Description The company
EV/EBITDA Enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization is a valuation indicator for the overall company rather than common stock. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s EV/EBITDA ratio decreased from 2017 to 2018 but then increased from 2018 to 2019 exceeding 2017 level.