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About the company

Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a consumer products company. The Company operates in two product segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care, and Pet Nutrition. The Oral, Personal and Home Care product segment is operated through five geographic segments, which include North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa/Eurasia. The Company's oral care products include Colgate Total, Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief, Colgate Max Fresh and Colgate Optic White. The Company is also engaged in various product categories of the personal care market with operations in liquid hand soap, which it sells under the Palmolive, Protex and Softsoap brands. The Company manufactures and markets a range of products for the home care market, including Palmolive and Ajax dishwashing liquids, Fabuloso and Ajax household cleaners and Murphy's Oil Soap. The Company, through its Hill's Pet Nutrition segment (Hill's), manufactures pet nutrition products for dogs and cats.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)15.18bn
  • Net income in USD2.40bn
  • Incorporated1923
  • Employees36.70k
  • Location
    Colgate-Palmolive Co300 PARK AVENEW YORK 10022-7402United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (212) 310-2000
  • Fax+1 (302) 655-5049
  • Websitehttp://www.colgatepalmolive.com
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Clorox Co5.97bn703.00m16.79bn8.10k24.3730.9719.392.815.345.3245.394.201.327.3210.53737,407.4015.4814.3224.6022.1544.7243.8911.7710.930.583212.740.80261.473.681.788.495.303.775.57
Newell Brands Inc15.41bn1.21bn19.89bn53.40k16.281.6011.041.292.492.4931.6125.330.45393.615.26288,603.003.584.264.125.4534.9736.487.885.460.93533.320.481351.62124.2219.20103.7423.0614.6421.25
Corning Incorporated9.86bn2.28bn27.15bn40.70k13.661.737.882.752.202.209.5319.970.3373.776.19242,137.608.147.698.978.3640.3141.0824.1625.212.43--0.178725.083.063.54189.855.01-14.2118.61
Ecolab Inc.13.36bn1.29bn38.12bn47.57k30.105.5117.542.854.384.3845.2923.910.7085.035.61280,931.306.925.528.996.9447.2746.799.787.810.70919.910.523633.11-2.9014.1122.7021.6015.6414.07
Estee Lauder Companies Inc11.82bn1.25bn40.43bn46.00k32.759.2123.493.423.353.3531.7011.911.141.788.91257,043.5012.0813.7316.4718.8979.3980.1910.6210.371.2322.940.44835.044.994.0112.067.833.6820.25
Kimberly Clark Corp18.18bn2.15bn40.82bn42.00k19.31400.3514.622.255.985.9850.610.28861.226.518.13432,738.1013.938.9022.7614.0236.5634.2211.448.020.620110.270.960776.94-2.09-2.68113.826.36-4.455.39
Colgate-Palmolive Company15.18bn2.40bn64.42bn36.70k27.22--21.484.252.692.6916.98-0.27471.214.929.79413,515.0020.2817.6631.8125.7360.6358.9016.7713.870.887843.720.986760.13-5.23-1.9176.370.08212.006.43
Procter & Gamble Co65.06bn9.86bn233.56bn95.00k24.854.3218.293.593.685.5923.7421.610.52566.8414.51684,821.108.247.5211.009.8050.9049.5015.6714.090.723946.690.361670.61-0.3691-4.911.922.04-3.114.77
Data as of Oct 20 2017. Currency figures normalised to Colgate-Palmolive Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

31.93%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201767.88m7.71%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201758.78m6.67%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 201737.42m4.25%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co.as of 30 Jun 201728.56m3.24%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Jun 201727.62m3.14%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 30 Jun 201718.08m2.05%
Walter Scott & Partners Ltd.as of 30 Jun 201711.04m1.25%
UBS Financial Services, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201711.03m1.25%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 30 Jun 201710.55m1.20%
MFS International (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Aug 201710.31m1.17%
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Data from 30 Jun 2017 - 31 Aug 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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