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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 2020)34,200
Job Openings415
Revenue (FY, 2020)$16.5 B(+5%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$79.5(-4%)
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 which is a 5% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2021)

4.3b

Gross profit (Q1, 2021)

2.6b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2021), %

60.7%

Net income (Q1, 2021)

728.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2021)

1.0b

Market capitalization (30-Jul-2021)

67.3b

Closing stock price (30-Jul-2021)

79.5

Cash (31-Mar-2021)

995.0m

EV

74.1b
Colgate-Palmolive's current market capitalization is $67.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

15.5b15.7b16.5b

Revenue growth, %

1%1%5%

Cost of goods sold

6.3b6.4b6.5b

Gross profit

9.2b9.3b10.0b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Revenue

3.9b3.9b3.9b4.1b3.9b4.2b4.3b

Cost of goods sold

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

Gross profit

2.3b2.3b2.3b2.5b2.4b2.5b2.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

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

Cash

726.0m883.0m888.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.4b1.3b

Inventories

1.3b1.4b1.7b

Current Assets

3.8b4.2b4.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Cash

843.0m863.0m948.0m854.0m997.0m989.0m995.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.2b1.3b1.4b

Inventories

1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.5b1.6b1.7b

Current Assets

4.1b4.3b4.3b4.2b4.2b4.4b4.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.6b2.5b2.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

511.0m519.0m539.0m

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

18.0m36.0m520.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021

Net Income

600.0m1.2b1.8b748.0m1.4b2.2b728.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

128.0m256.0m386.0m133.0m266.0m400.0m137.0m

Inventories

(32.0m)(63.0m)(69.0m)29.0m(176.0m)(214.0m)(40.0m)

Accounts Payable

44.0m(14.0m)(52.0m)220.0m347.0m468.0m(75.0m)
USDFY, 2018

EV/EBIT

15.5 x

EV/CFO

18.7 x

EV/FCF

21.9 x

Revenue/Employee

450.6k

Debt/Equity

32.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

61.7 x

P/E Ratio

21.6
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Colgate-Palmolive Operating Metrics

FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

200200200

Countries (Facilities)

818180

Facilities

320320320

Facilities Owned

737370
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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: 16.4% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, Asia Pacific, 20.8% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, Latin America, 22.7% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, North America, 6.0% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, Africa/Eurasia, 16.7% from Oral, Personal and Home Care, Europe and 17.5% from Pet Nutrition

Human Capital Metrics

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Colgate-Palmolive Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

95/100

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Colgate-Palmolive Online and Social Media Presence

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Colgate-Palmolive Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    72/100

  • Compensation

    A

    80/100

  • Diversity

    A+

    81/100

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Colgate-Palmolive News and Updates

Colgate-Palmolive shares slip as company highlights inflationary pressure, supply chain issues and volatile consumer demand in Q2

Colgate-Palmolive Co. shares slid 1.2% in premarket trading Friday, after the company's profit margins declined in the second quarter, amid inflationary pressures, supply chain challenges and the continued impact of COVID-19. The company posted net income of $703 million, or 83 cents a share, for t…

Steady Demand Growth Could Drive Colgate-Palmolive Stock To Fresh Highs

Having risen more than 1.3x from its low in March 2020, at the current price of $81 per share, we believe Colgate-Palmolive stock (NYSE: CL) has further upside potential.

Colgate-Palmolive is following in the footsteps of Pepsi and P&G to a 'mega-cap turnaround'

Colgate-Palmolive Co. was upgraded to outperform at Credit Suisse with analysts highlighting 6% growth on a two-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) basis, twice the rate of the year prior to the pandemic. Shares are down 3% for the year to date with concerns about a category slowdown and commod…

Steady Revenue Growth Could Drive Colgate-Palmolive Stock To $90

Up more than 1.3x from its low in March 2020, at the current price of $81 per share, we believe Colgate-Palmolive stock (NYSE: CL) has further upside potential. The stock has risen from $62 to $81 off its March 2020 low, much less than the S&P which increased by over 80% from its low. Further...

Colgate-Palmolive sales beat supported by price increases of double the inflation rate

Shares of Colgate-Palmolive Co. surged 1.6% in morning trading Friday, on the heels of the oral, personal and home care company's first-quarter report, in which profit and sales beat expectations. Total sales rose 6.0%, while the cost of sales grew 4.6%. On the post-earnings conference call with an…

Worldwide Baby Oral Care Products Industry to 2026 - Featuring Colgate-Palmolive, Pigeon Corporation and Unilever Among Others

Dublin, April 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Baby Oral Care Products Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global baby oral care products market reached a value of US$ 1.26 Billion…
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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 34,200 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 $481.6 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, North Sydney and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does Colgate-Palmolive have?

    Colgate-Palmolive has 37 offices.