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151. Colgate-Palmolive
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Rank: 151 (Previous rank: 166)
CEO: Ian M. Cook
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 15,327.0 0.0
Profits 2,291.0 17.1
Assets 11,134.0
Stockholders' equity 3,116.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 41,692.0
Profits as % of  
Revenues 14.9
Assets 20.6
Stockholders' equity 73.5
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 4.37
% change from 2008 19.4
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 11.5
Total return to investors %
2009 22.9
1999-2009 annual rate 4.2
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 Procter & Gamble 22 79,697.0
2 Kimberly-Clark 126 19,115.0
3 Colgate-Palmolive 151 15,327.0
4 Avon Products 228 10,382.8
5 Este Lauder 308 7,323.8
6 Clorox 384 5,450.0
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
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