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20. Procter & Gamble
Procter & Gamble
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 20 (Previous rank: 23)
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CEO: Alan G. Lafley
Address: 1 Procter & Gamble Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513-983-1100
Website: www.pg.com
Procter & Gamble started out 2008 with a bang: It sold off its Folgers brand, put through price increases and moved more aggressively into upscale beauty treatments when it bought hair-care brand Frederic Fekkai.

But as the economy ran out of steam, so did P&G. After a profitable fiscal year that ended in June, the company cut estimates as quarterly sales dropped. P&G is now heavily promoting value, but CEO A.G. Lafley says he's holding the fort on those price hikes. Will they stick? - J.R.

  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 83,503.0 9.2
Profits 12,075.0 16.8
Assets 143,992.0
Stockholders' equity 69,494.0
Market value (3/27/2009) 142,350.3
Profits as % of  
Revenues 14.5
Assets 8.4
Stockholders' equity 17.4
Earnings per share  
2008 $ 3.64
% change from 2007 19.7
1998-2008 annual growth rate % 11.0
Total return to investors %
2008 -13.8
1998-2008 annual rate 5.1
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 Procter & Gamble 20 83,503.0
2 Kimberly-Clark 128 19,415.0
3 Colgate-Palmolive 166 15,329.9
4 Avon Products 255 10,690.1
5 Estée Lauder 325 7,910.8
6 Clorox 452 5,273.0
7 Stanley Works 512 4,487.0
8 Energizer Holdings 522 4,331.0
9 Spectrum Brands 736 2,692.7
10 Church & Dwight 795 2,422.4
11 Tupperware Brands 857 2,161.8
12 Solo Cup 949 1,847.0
Issue date: May 4, 2009
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2008.
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