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Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc

Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL)


Enterprise Value (EV)

Medium level of difficulty


Current Enterprise Value (EV)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., current enterprise value calculation

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Current share price (P) $hidden
No. shares of common stock outstanding hidden
US$ in millions
Common equity (market value)1 hidden
Add: Noncontrolling interests (per books) hidden
Total equity hidden
Add: Notes and loans payable (per books) hidden
Add: Current portion of long-term debt (per books) hidden
Add: Long-term debt, excluding current portion (per books) hidden
Total equity and debt hidden
Less: Cash and cash equivalents hidden
Enterprise value (EV) hidden

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21).

1 Common equity (market value) = Share price × No. shares of common stock outstanding
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Historical Enterprise Value (EV)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., EV calculation

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Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014
Share price1, 2 $hidden $hidden $hidden $hidden $hidden
No. shares of common stock outstanding1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
US$ in millions
Common equity (market value)3 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Noncontrolling interests (book value) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Notes and loans payable (book value) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Current portion of long-term debt (book value) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Add: Long-term debt, excluding current portion (book value) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total equity and debt hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Less: Cash and cash equivalents hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Enterprise value (EV) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 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), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-19).

1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.

2 Closing price as at the filing date of Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s Annual Report.

3 2018 Calculation
Common equity (market value) = Share price × No. shares of common stock outstanding
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1 Data adjusted for splits and stock dividends.
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Item Description The company
EV Enterprise value is total company value (the market value of common equity, debt, and preferred equity) minus the value of cash and short-term investments. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s EV declined from 2016 to 2017 and from 2017 to 2018.