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Profitability Analysis

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Profitability ratios measure the company's ability to generate profitable sales from its resources (assets).


Ratios (Summary)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., profitability ratios

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin % % % % %
Operating profit margin % % % % %
Net profit margin % % % % %
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) % % % % %
Return on assets (ROA) % % % % %

Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Annual Reports

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s gross profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s operating profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s net profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders' equity.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s ROA improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.

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Gross Profit Margin

Colgate-Palmolive Co., gross profit margin calculation

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Gross profit
Net sales
Ratio
Gross profit margin1 % % % % %
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors
Kimberly-Clark Corp. % % % % %
Nike Inc. % % % % %

Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Gross profit margin = 100 × Gross profit ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ = %

Ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s gross profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 and from 2016 to 2017.

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Operating Profit Margin

Colgate-Palmolive Co., operating profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Operating profit
Net sales
Ratio
Operating profit margin1 % % % % %
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors
Kimberly-Clark Corp. % % % % %
Nike Inc. % % % % %
Operating Profit Margin, Sector
Personal Goods % % % % %
Operating Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Goods % % % % %

Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Operating profit margin = 100 × Operating profit ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ = %

Ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s operating profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.

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Net Profit Margin

Colgate-Palmolive Co., net profit margin calculation, comparison to benchmarks

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Net sales
Ratio
Net profit margin1 % % % % %
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors
Kimberly-Clark Corp. % % % % %
Nike Inc. % % % % %
Net Profit Margin, Sector
Personal Goods % % % % %
Net Profit Margin, Industry
Consumer Goods % % % % %

Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 Net profit margin = 100 × Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company ÷ Net sales
= 100 × ÷ = %

Ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s net profit margin improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.

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Return on Equity (ROE)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., ROE calculation, comparison to benchmarks

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders' equity
Ratio
ROE1 % % % % %
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors
Kimberly-Clark Corp. % % % % %
Nike Inc. % % % % %
ROE, Sector
Personal Goods % % % % %
ROE, Industry
Consumer Goods % % % % %

Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company ÷ Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders' equity
= 100 × ÷ = %

Ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders' equity.

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Return on Assets (ROA)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., ROA calculation, comparison to benchmarks

 
Dec 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Dec 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Total assets
Ratio
ROA1 % % % % %
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors
Kimberly-Clark Corp. % % % % %
Nike Inc. % % % % %
ROA, Sector
Personal Goods % % % % %
ROA, Industry
Consumer Goods % % % % %

Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Annual Reports

2017 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ = %

Ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s ROA improved from 2015 to 2016 but then slightly deteriorated from 2016 to 2017.

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