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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 2019)34,300
Job Openings398
Revenue (FY, 2020)$16.5 B(+5%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)$79.3
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Colgate-Palmolive

Noel Wallace

Noel Wallace

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Bagley

Daniel Bagley

VP, Global R&D
Dave Baloga

Dave Baloga

VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
Lisa M. Edwards

Lisa M. Edwards

Director
Jose Borrell

Jose Borrell

VP, Hill's Pet Nutrition
Issam Bachaalani

Issam Bachaalani

VP & GM, Colgate-Eurasia
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Colgate-Palmolive Office Locations

Colgate-Palmolive has offices in New York, Piscataway, Llavallol, North Sydney and in 33 other locations
New York, NY, US (HQ)
300 Park Ave
Piscataway, NJ, US
909 River Rd
Llavallol, AR
Antártida Argentina 2269
North Sydney, AU
Level 14/345 George St
Oudergem, BE
Vorstlaan 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 $16.47 b in FY, 2020
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

16.5b

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

10.0b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

60.8%

Net income (FY, 2020)

2.9b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

3.9b

Market capitalization (26-Apr-2021)

68.3b

Closing stock price (26-Apr-2021)

79.3

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

888.0m

EV

75.0b
Colgate-Palmolive's current market capitalization is $68.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

15.5b15.5b15.7b16.5b

Revenue growth, %

2%1%1%

Cost of goods sold

6.2b6.3b6.4b6.5b

Gross profit

9.3b9.2b9.3b10.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

4.0b3.9b3.8b3.9b3.9b3.9b4.1b3.9b4.2b

Cost of goods sold

1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.6b1.5b1.6b

Gross profit

2.4b2.3b2.3b2.3b2.3b2.3b2.5b2.4b2.5b

Gross profit Margin, %

60%59%59%59%60%59%60%61%61%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.5b726.0m883.0m888.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.4b1.4b1.3b

Inventories

1.2b1.3b1.4b1.7b

Current Assets

4.6b3.8b4.2b4.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

851.0m833.0m841.0m843.0m863.0m948.0m854.0m997.0m989.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.2b1.3b

Inventories

1.3b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.5b1.6b

Current Assets

4.3b4.2b4.1b4.1b4.3b4.3b4.2b4.2b4.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.2b2.6b2.5b2.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

475.0m511.0m519.0m539.0m

Inventories

(8.0m)(58.0m)(77.0m)(251.0m)

Accounts Payable

(96.0m)18.0m36.0m520.0m
Quarterly
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

430.5k

Debt/Equity

27.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

52.2 x
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Colgate-Palmolive Operating Metrics

FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Countries

200200200200200200200200200200200

Countries (Facilities)

818181

Facilities

320320320

Facilities Owned

827373
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Colgate-Palmolive Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Hello ProductsJanuary 24, 2020$6 m
EltaMDDecember 18, 2017
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.
Cleaning Dimensions, Inc.
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Colgate-Palmolive Revenue Breakdown

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Colgate-Palmolive revenue breakdown by business segment: 83.9% from Oral, Personal and Home Care and 16.1% from Pet Nutrition

Colgate-Palmolive revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 20.6% from Asia Pacific, 27.4% from Latin America, 26.0% from North America, 7.4% from Africa/Eurasia and 18.6% from Europe

Colgate-Palmolive Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Colgate-Palmolive Online and Social Media Presence

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Colgate-Palmolive Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    79/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    81/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    81/100

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Colgate-Palmolive News and Updates

Colgate-Palmolive, Coca-Cola and Unilever join AB Inbev’s sustainable supply chain accelerator

A clutch of the world’s largest consumer products and food companies are joining Budweiser’s parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev in backing an investment program to support early stage companies focused on making supply chains more sustainable. The Earth Day-timed announcement comes as companies and…

AB InBev 100+ Accelerator partners with The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive and Unilever for Sustainable Startup Innovation

NEW YORK, April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, The Coca-Cola Company, Colgate-Palmolive Company and Unilever have joined the Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) 100+ Accelerator to fund and pilot sustainable innovation in supply chains.

Colgate-Palmolive Introduces a New Approach to Oral Beauty Rooted in Self-Care and Self Expression with CO. by Colgate

NEW YORK, March 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Colgate-Palmolive introduces a new oral care category with the launch of CO. by Colgate – an oral beauty collection that transforms the simple act of brushing your teeth into a ritual for feeling good. The collection was born from the...

Colgate-Palmolive increases dividend

Colgate-Palmolive Co. said late Thursday it has increased its dividend by 1 cent to 45 cents a share. The second-quarter dividend is to be paid on May 14 to shareholders of record as of April 21, the company said. Colgate-Palmolive shares rose 0.3% in the extended session Thursday after ending the …

Global Cat Food Market Report 2021-2026 Featuring Key players - Mars Petcare, The J.M. Smucker Co, Colgate-Palmolive, Nestle Purina PetCare, Blue Buffalo, & CANIDAE Pet Foods

Dublin, Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Cat Food Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global cat food market reached a value of US$ 32.2 Billion in 2020. Looking forward, the …

Colgate-Palmolive beats earnings expectations, warns of uncertainty ahead

Colgate-Palmolive Co. reported fourth-quarter net income of $647 million, or 75 cents per share, nearly flat with $643 million, or 75 cents per share, last year. Adjusted EPS of 77 cents beat the FactSet consensus for 76 cents. Sales of $4.32 billion were up from $4.02 billion last year and beat th…
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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, Daniel Bagley and Dave Baloga.

  • How many employees does Colgate-Palmolive have?

    Colgate-Palmolive has 34,300 employees.

  • What is Colgate-Palmolive revenue?

    Latest Colgate-Palmolive annual revenue is $16.5 b.

  • What is Colgate-Palmolive revenue per employee?

    Latest Colgate-Palmolive revenue per employee is $480.2 k.

  • Who are Colgate-Palmolive competitors?

    Competitors of Colgate-Palmolive include Essity, Dabur and Church & Dwight.

  • 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, North Sydney and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does Colgate-Palmolive have?

    Colgate-Palmolive has 37 offices.