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About the company

Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a consumer products company, whose products are marketed in over 200 countries and territories throughout the world. The Company's segments include Oral, Personal and Home Care, and Pet Nutrition. The Oral, Personal and Home Care product segment is operated through over five geographic segments, which include North America, Latin America, Europe/South Pacific, Asia and Africa/Eurasia. The Company's oral care products include Colgate Total; Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief, Colgate Max Fresh, Colgate Maximum Cavity Protection with Sugar Acid Neutralizer and others. Colgate's Oral Care business also includes pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals. The Company, through its Hill's Pet Nutrition segment, manufactures pet nutrition products for dogs and cats with products marketed in over 80 countries across the world. The Company sells its personal care products under the Palmolive, Protex and Softsoap brands.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)15.51bn
  • Net income in USD1.40bn
  • Incorporated1923
  • Employees37.90k
  • Location
    Colgate-Palmolive Co300 PARK AVENEW YORK 10022-7402United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 310-2000Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Website
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Peer analysis

CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesMarket Cap /
Clorox Co5.72bn672.00m16.92bn7.70k16.92bn7.70k
Corning Incorporated8.89bn467.00m23.11bn35.70k23.11bn35.70k
Newell Brands Inc5.97bn242.80m24.30bn17.20k24.30bn17.20k
Estee Lauder Companies Inc11.14bn1.17bn34.01bn44.00k34.01bn44.00k
Ecolab Inc.13.34bn999.50m34.94bn47.00k34.94bn47.00k
Kimberly Clark Corp18.32bn1.96bn46.81bn43.00k46.81bn43.00k
Colgate-Palmolive Company15.51bn1.40bn65.41bn37.90k65.41bn37.90k
Procter & Gamble Co66.99bn8.29bn225.75bn110.00k225.75bn110.00k
Data as of Jul 29 2016. Currency figures normalised to Colgate-Palmolive Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

35.87%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
SSgA Funds Management, of 31 Mar 201662.46m6.99%
The Vanguard Group, of 31 Mar 201659.74m6.69%
Fidelity Management & Research of 31 Mar 201644.52m4.99%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 31 Mar 201641.06m4.60%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 31 Mar 201636.18m4.05%
Massachusetts Financial Services of 31 Mar 201633.63m3.77%
Walter Scott & Partners of 31 Mar 201611.41m1.28%
Northern Trust Investments, of 31 Mar 201610.92m1.22%
MFS International (UK) of 31 May 201610.56m1.18%
Renaissance Technologies LLCas of 31 Mar 20169.88m1.11%
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Data from 31 Mar 2016 - 30 Jun 2016Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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