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Is COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO Ready to Break Out of Its Range?

By Mill Chart

Last update: Jun 13, 2024

Our stock screener has spotted COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO (NYSE:CL) as a possible breakout candidate. A technical breakout setup pattern occurs when the stock is consolidating after a nice uptrend. Whether the actual breakout occurs remains to be seen of course, but it may be interesting to keep an eye on NYSE:CL.

CL Daily chart on 2024-06-13

Insights from Technical Analysis

ChartMill employs a sophisticated system to assign a Technical Rating to every stock in its analysis. This rating, which ranges from 0 to 10, is determined by carefully assessing multiple technical indicators and properties.

Taking everything into account, CL scores 8 out of 10 in our technical rating. Both in the recent history as in the last year, CL has proven to be a steady performer, scoring decent points in every aspect analyzed.

  • Both the short term and long term trends are positive. This is a very positive sign.
  • Looking at the yearly performance, CL did better than 78% of all other stocks.
  • CL is one of the better performing stocks in the Household Products industry, it outperforms 81% of 12 stocks in the same industry.
  • CL is currently trading near its 52 week high, which is a good sign. The S&P500 Index however is also trading near new highs, which makes the performance in line with the market.
  • In the last month CL has a been trading in a tight range between 90.77 and 95.23.

Check the latest full technical report of CL for a complete technical analysis.

How does the Setup look for NYSE:CL

ChartMill also assign a Setup Rating to every stock. With this score it is determined to what extend the stock has been trading in a range in the recent days and weeks. This score also ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The setup score evaluates various short term technical indicators. NYSE:CL scores a 9 out of 10:

Besides having an excellent technical rating, CL also presents a decent setup pattern. We see reduced volatility while prices have been consolidating in the most recent period. A pullback is taking place, which may present a nice opportunity for an entry. There is a resistance zone just above the current price starting at 95.10. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 91.51, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. Another positive sign is the recent Pocket Pivot signal.

How can NYSE:CL be traded?

For a potential trade one would typically wait until the stock breaks out of the consolidation zone to enter the stock and it could be sold again for a loss when it would fall back below the zone.

Important Note: The content of this article is not intended as trading advice. It is essential to perform your own analysis and exercise caution when making trading decisions. The article presents technical observations generated by automated analysis but does not guarantee any trading outcomes. Always trade responsibly and make independent judgments.

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This article should in no way be interpreted as advice. The article is based on the observed metrics at the time of writing, but you should always make your own analysis and trade or invest at your own responsibility.