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Last $66.73 USD
Change Today -0.17 / -0.25%
Volume 2.5M
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colgate-palmolive co (CL) Details

Colgate-Palmolive Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets consumer products worldwide. It operates in two segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care; and Pet Nutrition. It offers oral care products, including toothpastes, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, as well as pharmaceutical products for dentists and other oral health professionals; personal care products comprising liquid hand soaps, shower gels, bar soaps, deodorants, antiperspirants, shampoos, and conditioners; and home care products, such as dishwashing liquids, laundry and dishwashing detergents, household cleaners, oil soaps, bleaches, fabric conditioners, and other products. The company also offers pet nutrition products for everyday nutritional needs; a range of therapeutic products to manage disease conditions; and various products with natural ingredients. Its principal trademarks include Colgate, Palmolive, Speed Stick, Lady Speed Stick, Softsoap, Irish Spring, Protex, Sorriso, Kolynos, elmex, Tom’s of Maine, Sanex, Ajax, Axion, Fabuloso, Soupline, and Suavitel, as well as Hill’s Science Diet, Hill’s Prescription Diet, and Hill’s Ideal Balance. The company markets its pet nutrition products for dogs and cats through pet supply retailers and veterinarians. Colgate-Palmolive Company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

37,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/19/15
Founded in 1806

colgate-palmolive co (CL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $820.0K
Chief Operating Officer of Global Innovation ...
Total Annual Compensation: $913.8K
Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $786.7K
Chief Operating Officer of Emerging Markets &...
Total Annual Compensation: $845.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

colgate-palmolive co (CL) Key Developments

Colgate-Palmolive Company Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

Colgate-Palmolive Company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $4,070 million against $4,325 million a year ago. Operating profit was $860 million against $634 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $852 million against $627 million a year ago. Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company was $542 million or $0.59 per diluted share against $388 million or $0.42 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operations was $727 million compared to $820 million in the comparable 2014 period, primarily due to lower operating earnings and an increase in tax receivables. Capital expenditures were $122 million against $168 million a year ago. Operating profit, non-GAAP was $960 million against $1,003 million a year ago. Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company non-GAAP was $609 million or $0.66 per diluted share against $636 million or $0.68 per diluted share a year ago.

Colgate-Palmolive Hit with $13 Million Mesothelioma Verdict in California

Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC have won a $13 million jury verdict on behalf of a 73-year-old woman who contracted mesothelioma after using asbestos-containing talcum powder manufactured by Colgate-Palmolive Company. The April 28 verdict was handed down by a jury in Los Angeles Superior Court following only two hours of deliberations. Jurors assigned 95% liability against Colgate-Palmolive based on plaintiff Judith Winkel's claims that the company's talcum powder products caused her to contract mesothelioma, a fatal lung disease. Ms. Winkel was diagnosed with mesothelioma in January 2014 after using Cashmere Bouquet manufactured by Colgate-Palmolive. Most people who are diagnosed with mesothelioma die within two years of diagnosis, says Simon Greenstone name shareholder Chris Panatier, who represented Ms. Winkel and her husband, John. The jury unanimously found in favor of Ms. Winkel and her husband on five counts: consumer expectations, risk-benefit, manufacturing defect, failure to warn and negligence. The jury also found that Colgate-Palmolive acted with malice. Following the verdict, the parties reached a confidential settlement before the trial's punitive damages phase was set to begin.

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