Company profile

Ian M. Cook / Noel R. Wallace
Incorporated in
Fiscal year end
IRS number

CL stock data

FINRA relative short interest over last month (20 trading days) ?


21 Feb 20
30 Mar 20
31 Dec 20


Company financial data Financial data

Quarter (USD) Dec 19 Sep 19 Jun 19 Mar 19
Revenue 4.02B 3.93B 3.87B 3.88B
Net income 643M 578M 586M 560M
Diluted EPS 0.75 0.67 0.68 0.65
Net profit margin 16.01% 14.71% 15.16% 14.42%
Operating income 931M 856M 888M 879M
Net change in cash -65M 85M 20M 117M
Cash on hand 883M 948M 863M 843M
Cost of revenue 1.6B 1.61B 1.56B 1.6B
Annual (USD) Dec 19 Dec 18 Dec 17 Dec 16
Revenue 15.69B 15.54B 15.45B 15.2B
Net income 2.37B 2.4B 2.02B 2.44B
Diluted EPS 2.75 2.75 2.28 2.72
Net profit margin 15.08% 15.44% 13.10% 16.06%
Operating income 3.55B 3.69B 3.71B 3.96B
Net change in cash 157M -809M 220M 345M
Cash on hand 883M 726M 1.54B 1.32B
Cost of revenue 6.37B 6.31B 6.17B 6.07B

Financial data from company earnings reports

Date Owner Security Transaction Code $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
17 Mar 20 Cook Ian M Common Stock Sell Dispose S 68.0174 1,750 119.03K 860,015
16 Mar 20 Cook Ian M Common Stock Sell Dispose S 64.6435 7,919 511.91K 861,765
16 Mar 20 Cook Ian M Common Stock Sell Dispose S 65.2207 6,781 442.26K 869,684
16 Mar 20 Cook Ian M Common Stock Sell Dispose S 63.5614 2,750 174.79K 876,465
16 Mar 20 Cook Ian M Common Stock Sell Dispose S 66.13 300 19.84K 879,215
16 Mar 20 Daniel B Marsili Common Stock Sell Dispose S 63 831 52.35K 46,284
11 Mar 20 Daniel B Marsili Common Stock Sell Dispose S 69.4418 1,092 75.83K 47,115
11 Mar 20 Kooyman John W Common Stock Grant Aquire A 0 3,628 0 9,147
77.7% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 1463 1425 +2.7%
Opened positions 162 86 +88.4%
Closed positions 124 88 +40.9%
Increased positions 456 476 -4.2%
Reduced positions 578 554 +4.3%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 388.3B 370.51B +4.8%
Total shares 666.04M 657.73M +1.3%
Total puts 4.45M 3.56M +24.8%
Total calls 4.19M 6.27M -33.1%
Total put/call ratio 1.1 0.6 +86.6%
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Vanguard 78.03M $5.37B +1.0%
BLK BlackRock 60.41M $4.16B +2.1%
STT State Street 56.25M $3.87B +0.4%
Massachusetts Financial Services 33.44M $2.3B -0.1%
Wellington Management 25.74M $1.77B +4.4%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 18.24M $1.26B -10.2%
Geode Capital Management 13.8M $948.53M +1.0%
First Eagle Investment Management 12.56M $864.34M -1.2%
Loomis Sayles & Co L P 11.29M $777M +4.1%
NTRS Northern Trust 10.34M $712.09M -4.1%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Norges Bank 8.48M +8.48M NEW
Tikehau Investment Management 3.81M +3.81M NEW
FSZ Fiera Capital 1.93M -3.58M -65.0%
BK Bank Of New York Mellon 18.24M -2.08M -10.2%
FIL 4.99M -1.9M -27.6%
American Century Companies 7.89M +1.78M +29.1%
Two Sigma Advisers 93.61K -1.61M -94.5%
D. E. Shaw & Co. 5.78M +1.56M +36.8%
Bessemer 25.14K -1.54M -98.4%
AMP Ameriprise Financial 2.96M -1.45M -32.9%

Financial report summary

  • We face risks associated with significant international operations, including exposure to foreign currency fluctuations.
  • Significant competition in our industry could adversely affect our business.
  • Increasing dependence on key retailers in developed markets, changes in the policies of our retail trade customers, the emergence of alternative retail channels and the rapidly changing retail landscape may adversely affect our business.
  • Our business is subject to legal and regulatory risks in the U.S. and abroad.
  • The growth of our business depends on the successful identification, development and launch of innovative new products.
  • Damage to our reputation could have an adverse effect on our business.
  • There is no guarantee that our ongoing efforts to reduce costs will be successful.
  • Volatility in material and other costs could adversely impact our profitability.
  • Our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain key employees and the succession of senior management.
  • Legal claims and proceedings could adversely impact our business.
  • Disruption in our global supply chain or key office facilities could adversely impact our business.
  • A cyber-security incident, data breach or a failure of a key information technology system could adversely impact our business.
  • Uncertain global economic conditions, disruptions in the credit markets or changes to our credit ratings may adversely affect our business.
  • We have pursued and may continue to pursue acquisitions and divestitures, which could adversely impact our business.
  • Tax matters, including changes in tax rates, disagreements with taxing authorities and imposition of new taxes could negatively impact our business.
  • Climate change may have an adverse impact on our business and results of operations.
Management Discussion
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company (together with its subsidiaries, “we,” the “Company” or “Colgate”) seeks to deliver strong, consistent business results and superior shareholder returns by providing consumers globally with products that make their lives healthier and more enjoyable.
  • To this end, we are tightly focused on two product segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. Within these segments, we follow a closely defined business strategy to grow our key product categories and increase our overall market share. Within the categories in which we compete, we prioritize our efforts based on their capacity to maximize the use of the organization’s core competencies and strong global equities and to deliver sustainable long-term growth.
  • Operationally, we are organized along geographic lines with management teams having responsibility for the business and financial results in each region. We compete in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide with established businesses in all regions contributing to our sales and profitability. Approximately 70% of our Net sales are generated from markets outside the U.S., with approximately 50% of our Net sales coming from emerging markets (which consist of Latin America, Asia (excluding Japan), Africa/Eurasia and Central Europe). This geographic diversity and balance help to reduce our exposure to business and other risks in any one country or part of the world.
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