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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL)

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Income Statement

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The income statement presents information on the financial results of a company’s business activities over a period of time. The income statement communicates how much revenue the company generated during a period and what cost it incurred in connection with generating that revenue.

Colgate-Palmolive Co., consolidated income statement

US$ in millions

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12 months ended: Dec 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015
Net sales
Cost of sales
Gross profit
Selling, general and administrative expenses
Global Growth and Efficiency Program
Amortization of intangible assets
Gain on sale of land in Mexico
Charges for litigation matters
Venezuela remeasurement charges
Gain on sale of South Pacific laundry detergent business
Equity income
Value-added tax matter in Brazil
Write-off of certain investments and fixed assets
Acquisition-related costs
Charges for a change in go-to-market strategy in certain countries
Other, net
Other income (expense), net
Charge for Venezuela accounting change
Operating profit
Non-service related postretirement costs
Interest expense
Interest income
Interest income (expense), net
Income before income taxes
Provision for income taxes
Net income including noncontrolling interests
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18).

Income statement item Description The company
Net sales Amount, including tax collected from customer, of revenue from satisfaction of performance obligation by transferring promised good or service to customer. Tax collected from customer is tax assessed by governmental authority that is both imposed on and concurrent with specific revenue-producing transaction, including, but not limited to, sales, use, value-added and excise. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s net sales increased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Operating profit The net result for the period of deducting operating expenses from operating revenues. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s operating profit increased from 2017 to 2018 but then decreased significantly from 2018 to 2019.
Income before income taxes Amount of income (loss) from continuing operations, including income (loss) from equity method investments, before deduction of income tax expense (benefit), and income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interest. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s income before income taxes decreased from 2017 to 2018 and from 2018 to 2019.
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company The portion of profit or loss for the period, net of income taxes, which is attributable to the parent. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company increased from 2017 to 2018 but then slightly decreased from 2018 to 2019.