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Colgate-Palmolive Co. (CL)


Analysis of Profitability Ratios
Quarterly Data

Beginner level


Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Operating profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net profit margin hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Return on assets (ROA) hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-25).

Profitability 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 ratio improved from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s net profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 but then improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 not reaching Q1 2019 level.

Profitability ratio Description The company
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 deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Gross Profit Margin

Colgate-Palmolive Co., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Gross profit hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Kimberly-Clark Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-25).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross profitQ3 2019 + Gross profitQ2 2019 + Gross profitQ1 2019 + Gross profitQ4 2018) ÷ (Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019 + Net salesQ4 2018)
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability 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 ratio improved from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 but then slightly deteriorated from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Operating Profit Margin

Colgate-Palmolive Co., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Operating profit hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Kimberly-Clark Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-25).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating profitQ3 2019 + Operating profitQ2 2019 + Operating profitQ1 2019 + Operating profitQ4 2018) ÷ (Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019 + Net salesQ4 2018)
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s operating profit margin ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.

Net Profit Margin

Colgate-Palmolive Co., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Net sales hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Kimberly-Clark Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-25).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ3 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ2 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ1 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ4 2018) ÷ (Net salesQ3 2019 + Net salesQ2 2019 + Net salesQ1 2019 + Net salesQ4 2018)
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability 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 ratio deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 but then improved from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019 not reaching Q1 2019 level.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
ROE1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Kimberly-Clark Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-25).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ3 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ2 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ1 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ4 2018) ÷ Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders’ equity
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

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

Return on Assets (ROA)

Colgate-Palmolive Co., ROA calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Sep 30, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 Mar 31, 2019 Dec 31, 2018 Sep 30, 2018 Jun 30, 2018 Mar 31, 2018 Dec 31, 2017 Sep 30, 2017 Jun 30, 2017 Mar 31, 2017 Dec 31, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Jun 30, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 Dec 31, 2015 Sep 30, 2015 Jun 30, 2015 Mar 31, 2015 Dec 31, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 Jun 30, 2014 Mar 31, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Total assets hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Profitability Ratio
ROA1 hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Estée Lauder Cos. Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Kimberly-Clark Corp. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden
Nike Inc. hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden hidden

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2019-11-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-07-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-04-26), 10-K (filing date: 2019-02-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-10-26), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-07-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-04-27), 10-K (filing date: 2018-02-15), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-07-21), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2017-02-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-10-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-07-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-04-28), 10-K (filing date: 2016-02-18), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-10-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-07-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-04-30), 10-K (filing date: 2015-02-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-10-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-07-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-04-25).

1 Q3 2019 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ3 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ2 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ1 2019 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ4 2018) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × (hidden + hidden + hidden + hidden) ÷ hidden = hidden

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s ROA deteriorated from Q1 2019 to Q2 2019 and from Q2 2019 to Q3 2019.