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Profitability Analysis Quarterly Data

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Ratios (Summary)

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

 
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 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013 Jun 30, 2013 Mar 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. Quarterly and 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 deteriorated from Q3 2017 to Q4 2017 and from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s operating profit margin deteriorated from Q3 2017 to Q4 2017 but then improved from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018 not reaching Q3 2017 level.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s net profit margin deteriorated from Q3 2017 to Q4 2017 but then slightly improved from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018.
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 Q3 2017 to Q4 2017 and from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018.

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Gross Profit Margin

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

 
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 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013 Jun 30, 2013 Mar 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Gross profit
Net sales
Ratio
Gross profit margin1 % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % %
Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Quarterly and Annual Reports

Q1 2018 Calculations

1 Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross profitQ1 2018 + Gross profitQ4 2017 + Gross profitQ3 2017 + Gross profitQ2 2017) ÷ (Net salesQ1 2018 + Net salesQ4 2017 + Net salesQ3 2017 + Net salesQ2 2017)
= 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 deteriorated from Q3 2017 to Q4 2017 and from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018.

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Operating Profit Margin

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

 
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 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013 Jun 30, 2013 Mar 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Operating profit
Net sales
Ratio
Operating profit margin1 % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % %
Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Quarterly and Annual Reports

Q1 2018 Calculations

1 Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating profitQ1 2018 + Operating profitQ4 2017 + Operating profitQ3 2017 + Operating profitQ2 2017) ÷ (Net salesQ1 2018 + Net salesQ4 2017 + Net salesQ3 2017 + Net salesQ2 2017)
= 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 deteriorated from Q3 2017 to Q4 2017 but then improved from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018 not reaching Q3 2017 level.

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Net Profit Margin

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

 
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 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013 Jun 30, 2013 Mar 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Net sales
Ratio
Net profit margin1 % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % %
Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Quarterly and Annual Reports

Q1 2018 Calculations

1 Net profit margin = 100 × (Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ1 2018 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ4 2017 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ3 2017 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ2 2017) ÷ (Net salesQ1 2018 + Net salesQ4 2017 + Net salesQ3 2017 + Net salesQ2 2017)
= 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 deteriorated from Q3 2017 to Q4 2017 but then slightly improved from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018.

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Return on Equity (ROE)

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

 
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 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013 Jun 30, 2013 Mar 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Total Colgate-Palmolive Company shareholders' equity
Ratio
ROE1 % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % %
Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Quarterly and Annual Reports

Q1 2018 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × (Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ1 2018 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ4 2017 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ3 2017 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ2 2017) ÷ 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 (quarterly data)

 
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 Dec 31, 2013 Sep 30, 2013 Jun 30, 2013 Mar 31, 2013
Selected Financial Data (USD $ in millions)
Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive Company
Total assets
Ratio
ROA1 % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % % %
Source: Based on data from Colgate-Palmolive Co. Quarterly and Annual Reports

Q1 2018 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × (Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ1 2018 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ4 2017 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ3 2017 + Net income attributable to Colgate-Palmolive CompanyQ2 2017) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ = %

Ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Colgate-Palmolive Co.'s ROA deteriorated from Q3 2017 to Q4 2017 and from Q4 2017 to Q1 2018.

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