Colgate-Palmolive

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Colgate-Palmolive is a consumer products company that produces and distributes household, healthcare, and personal care products. It manufactures and markets oral care, personal and home care, and pet nutrition products. Its major brands include:

TypePublic
Founded1806
HQNew York, NY, US
Websitecolgatepalmolive.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)33,800(-1%)
Job Openings599
Revenue (FY, 2021)$17.4 B(+6%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)$81.1(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Colgate-Palmolive

Noel Wallace

Noel Wallace

Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer
Ann Tracy

Ann Tracy

Chief Sustainability Officer on Our Approach
Derek Gordon

Derek Gordon

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
Sally Massey

Sally Massey

Chief Human Resources Officer
Lauren Richardson

Lauren Richardson

Chief Procurement Officer
Patricia Verduin

Patricia Verduin

Chief Technology Officer
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Colgate-Palmolive Office Locations

Colgate-Palmolive has offices in New York, Piscataway, Llavallol, Sydney and in 41 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
300 Park Ave
Piscataway, NJ, US
909 River Rd
Llavallol, AR
Av. Antártica Argentina, 2269
Sydney, AU
Level 14/345 George St
Brussels, BE
Boulevard du Souverain 165
Sao Paulo, BR
R. Rio Grande, 752 - Vila Mariana
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Colgate-Palmolive Financials and Metrics

Colgate-Palmolive Revenue

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Colgate-Palmolive's revenue was reported to be $17.42 b in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

4.4b

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

2.6b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

58.5%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

603.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

860.0m

Market capitalization (1-Aug-2022)

68.0b

Closing stock price (1-Aug-2022)

81.1

Cash (30-Sept-2021)

958.0m

EV

74.7b
Colgate-Palmolive's current market capitalization is $68 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

15.7b16.5b17.4b

Revenue growth, %

1%5%

Cost of goods sold

6.4b6.5b7.0b

Gross profit

9.3b10.0b10.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

4.1b3.9b4.2b4.3b4.3b4.4b4.4b

Cost of goods sold

1.6b1.5b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.8b1.8b

Gross profit

2.5b2.4b2.5b2.6b2.6b2.6b2.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

60%61%61%61%60%59%58%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

883.0m888.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.3b

Inventories

1.4b1.7b

Current Assets

4.2b4.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

854.0m997.0m989.0m995.0m937.0m958.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.2b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b

Inventories

1.3b1.5b1.6b1.7b1.7b1.7b

Current Assets

4.2b4.2b4.4b4.6b4.7b4.7b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

2.5b2.9b2.3b

Depreciation and Amortization

519.0m539.0m556.0m

Inventories

(77.0m)(251.0m)(72.0m)

Accounts Payable

36.0m520.0m14.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

748.0m1.4b2.2b728.0m1.5b2.2b603.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

133.0m266.0m400.0m137.0m274.0m414.0m138.0m

Inventories

29.0m(176.0m)(214.0m)(40.0m)(39.0m)(37.0m)(215.0m)

Accounts Payable

220.0m347.0m468.0m(75.0m)(254.0m)(107.0m)(28.0m)
USDFY, 2019

EV/EBIT

18.5 x

EV/CFO

21 x

EV/FCF

23.6 x

Revenue/Employee

457.5k

Debt/Equity

14.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

26.9 x

P/E Ratio

25.0
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Colgate-Palmolive Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Countries

200200200200

Countries (Facilities)

81818080

Facilities

320320320330

Facilities Owned

73737070

Colgate-Palmolive Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Hello ProductsJanuary 31, 2020$351 m
Laboratoires Filorga CosmétiquesSeptember 19, 2019$1.71 b
EltaMDJanuary 31, 2018$730 m
Pca SkinDecember 18, 2017
Laser Brand ToothpasteOctober 29, 2014
SanexMarch 23, 2011$940 m
Tom's of MaineMarch 22, 2006$100 m
GABA InternationalDecember 18, 2003
Mennen CompanyFebruary 14, 1992$670 m
887357 Ontario Inc.
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Colgate-Palmolive Revenue Breakdown

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Colgate-Palmolive revenue breakdown by business segment: 6.0% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, Africa/Eurasia, 16.5% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, Asia Pacific, 16.3% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, Europe, 21.0% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, Latin America, 21.2% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, North America and 19.0% from Pet Nutrition

Human Capital Metrics

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Colgate-Palmolive Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

96/100

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Colgate-Palmolive Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

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Colgate-Palmolive Online and Social Media Presence

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Colgate-Palmolive Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    80/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    77/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    84/100

  • Diversity

    A

    79/100

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Colgate-Palmolive News and Updates

Colgate-Palmolive to acquire three Red Collar pet food manufacturing plants for $700 million

Colgate-Palmolive Co. has announced plans to purchase three dry pet food manufacturing plants from Red Collar Pet Foods for $700 million. The acquisition will support the growth of Colgate-Palmolive's Hill's Pet Nutrition business, according to a statement released before market open on Monday. Th…

Colgate-Palmolive earnings fall from year-earlier but still top estimates as company 'acted boldly' on pricing

Colgate-Palmolive Co. posted net income of $603 million, or 72 cents a share, for the second quarter, down from $703 million, or 83 cents a share, in the year-earlier period. Adjusted per-share earnings also came to 72 cents, a penny ahead of the 71 cent FactSet consensus. Sales rose to $4.484 bill…

Colgate-Palmolive Stock Has Underperformed The S&P Since 2018- Here’s Why

Colgate-Palmolive’s (NYSE: CL) stock price rose just 1.32x from around $60 in 2018 end to $79 currently, primarily due to favorable changes in its P/S multiple.

Colgate-Palmolive gets downgrade from Atlantic Equities as cost pressures rise

Elevated input costs are hitting companies across consumer categories, and Colgate-Palmolive is no exception, Atlantic Equities said.

Colgate-Palmolive shares slide premarket as company says difficult cost environment to continue to weigh on profit

Colgate-Palmolive Co. shares slid 4% premarket Friday, after profit fell in the first quarter and company warned of continued pressure from inflation and geopolitical concerns. The consumer goods giant posted net income of $559 million, or 66 cents a share, for the quarter, down from $681 million,…

Up 8% Last Month, Colgate-Palmolive Stock Looks Unlikely To Continue Its Rally

Colgate Palmolive stock is up almost 8% in the past month (21 trading days), outperforming the S&P 500 which was down a marginal 1% over this period. If you look at the change over the last five and ten days, too, the stock has risen 0.9% and 5.9% respectively, outperforming the broader markets.…
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Colgate-Palmolive Blogs

Colgate-Palmolive to Webcast Presentation at Barclays 2020 Global Consumer Staples Conference

NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2020-- Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL) Chairman, President and CEO, Noel Wallace , will present on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. ET at the Barclays 2020 Global Consumer Staples Conference . Investors may access a live webcast of this presentation and the

Colgate Announces 2nd Quarter 2020 Results

NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2020-- Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) Net sales increased 1.0%, Organic sales* increased 5.5% GAAP EPS grew 9% to $0.74 , Base Business EPS* grew 3% to $0.74 GAAP Gross profit margin increased 110 basis points to 60.8%, Base Business Gross profit margin*

Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts 2020 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. ET

Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts 2020 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. ET Content Import Fri, 07/17/2020 - 09:30 Colgate-Palmolive Webcasts 2020 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. ET Jul 17, 2020 This …

Colgate Mobilizes its Dental Vans and Partners with Feeding America® to Distribute Health-and-Hygiene Essentials to Support COVID-19 Relief

Colgate Mobilizes its Dental Vans and Partners with Feeding America® to Distribute Health-and-Hygiene Essentials to Support COVID-19 Relief Brian.Hoenig@n… Mon, 07/13/2020 - 14:29 Colgate Mobilizes its Dental Vans and Partners with Feeding America® to Distribute Health-and-Hygiene Essentia…

Colgate Announces 1st Quarter 2020 Results

NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2020-- Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) Net sales increased 5.5%, Organic sales* increased 7.5% GAAP EPS grew 28% to $0.83 , Base Business EPS* grew 12% to $0.75 GAAP Gross profit margin was 60.2%, Base Business Gross profit margin* was 60.3% Net cash provided

Colgate Announces Dividend Increase – Effective 2nd Quarter 2020

NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Board of Directors of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) today increased the quarterly common stock cash dividend to $0.44 per share, up from $0.43 per share. The increase will be effective in the second quarter, 2020.
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Colgate-Palmolive Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Colgate-Palmolive founded?

    Colgate-Palmolive was founded in 1806.

  • Who are Colgate-Palmolive key executives?

    Colgate-Palmolive's key executives are Noel Wallace, Ann Tracy and Derek Gordon.

  • How many employees does Colgate-Palmolive have?

    Colgate-Palmolive has 33,800 employees.

  • What is Colgate-Palmolive revenue?

    Latest Colgate-Palmolive annual revenue is $17.4 b.

  • What is Colgate-Palmolive revenue per employee?

    Latest Colgate-Palmolive revenue per employee is $515.4 k.

  • Who are Colgate-Palmolive competitors?

    Competitors of Colgate-Palmolive include Essity, Dabur and GSK.

  • Where is Colgate-Palmolive headquarters?

    Colgate-Palmolive headquarters is located at 300 Park Ave, New York.

  • Where are Colgate-Palmolive offices?

    Colgate-Palmolive has offices in New York, Piscataway, Llavallol, Sydney and in 41 other locations.

  • How many offices does Colgate-Palmolive have?

    Colgate-Palmolive has 45 offices.