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Jan 29, 2022 | Updated on Jan 29, 2022

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Jan 28, 2022 | Updated on Jan 28, 2022

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Jan 28, 2022 | Updated on Jan 28, 2022

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Colgate Q4 Results Doesn't Excite Investors Despite Strong Operational Performance

May 18, 2021

A major concern for Colgate is its market share loss in the toothpaste category to Dabur and Patanjali.

FMCG midcaps: Feel good

Aug 21, 2007

Earlier we had analysed the performance of the FMCG biggies for the June quarter. In this article, we have highlighted the performance of the smaller FMCG players namely Marico, Colgate, Godrej Consumers (GCPL) and GSK Consumer.

FMCG Mid-cap: FY07 review...

May 30, 2007

The financial year has come and gone! The annual results that were awaited amidst much hype and expectations have been declared. The performance of the midcap FMCG has been well in line with what we expected. The volume growth continues to be encouraging. The midcap FMCG companies continued their good performance throughout the fiscal. In this article, we bring you an analysis of the performance of 4 mid-cap FMCG companies under our coverage. This analysis comprises of Marico, Pidilite, Godrej

Indian Oral care sector: Say Cheez!

Dec 27, 2006

World over, the oral care sector is represented by toothpaste and toothbrush.

FMCG Mid-cap: 1QFY07 review

Aug 25, 2006

In our last article we wrote on the performance of the large FMCG companies (link) for the June quarter. In this article, we bring you an analysis of the performance of 4 mid-cap FMCG companies. This analysis comprises of Marico, GSK Consumers, Godrej Consumer Products (GCPL) and Colgate.

FMCG: Deserves the interest?

Mar 8, 2006

A while ago, we wrote about how small FMCG companies performed in the December quarter 2005 in comparison to the same quarter the previous year and the picture was astounding, atleast on the profitability front. In this article, we analyse the performance of the larger 5 FMCG companies viz. HLL, ITC, Nestle, Britannia and Colgate. If one were to go by the numbers, there are surprises in the offing.

FMCG: Small is beautiful!

Jun 16, 2005

Yesterday we wrote about how large FMCG companies performed in FY05 in comparison to FY04 and the picture was quite bleak. Today, we compare 5 other FMCG companies, albeit this time from the mid-cap space. The five companies included here are Dabur, Godrej Consumer Products, Colgate, Marico and Pidilite.

Colgate: A SWOT analysis

Mar 16, 2005

A name synonymous with the Indian oral care industry, Colgate, is the undisputed market leader in toothpastes with over 45% share in the Rs 21 bn (90,000 TPA) oral care segment. The company's parent has a presence in over 200 countries worldwide. In India, Colgate ranks No.1 in top of the mind recall in many consumer surveys. Let's take a look at the company's journey over the years and what's in for it in the future.

Colgate: Buoyancy continues

Oct 20, 2004

Oral care major, Colgate Palmolive, has seen continued buoyancy in revenues during the September quarter. Its topline has grown by 6.5% during the quarter (almost at the same rate as in June quarter), led by volume growth in its core business of oral care. Continued operating margin improvement led the company to report a strong 16% bottomline growth during the quarter.

Colgate: Efficiency focus continues…

Oct 16, 2003

Colgate Palmolive continues to grow its bottomline led by improvement in margins. In the early part of FY04, the company had cut prices of its oral care products (15%-17%). This of course has benefited Colgate in terms of volume growth. But value growth continues to elude the company.

Colgate: Still not out of the woods

Jun 10, 2003

Colgate Palmolive India has reported enthusing numbers for the March quarter. The company's sales are down 2% during the quarter, but this still better than the 8.5% dip in topline witnessed in December quarter. The oral care major has reported a strong 38% bottomline growth led by significant growth in other income, as well as reducing the depreciation provisioning by half.

Colgate: Cost squeeze aids bottomline

Oct 23, 2002

Colgate Palmolive India (Colgate) continues with its bottomline growth led by operating efficiencies. But concerns over topline dip continue to haunt the oral care major. In September quarter, the company has reported a 10% dip in topline, but logged in a 15% growth in net profit.

Colgate: Efficiencies aid bottomline

Jul 29, 2002

Oral care major, Colgate Palmolive India, has recorded a 15% dip in 1QFY03 net sales led by aggressive price competitiveness. The company has however, recorded a 19% growth in bottomline led by higher operating efficiencies.

FMCG march quarter: A review

Jul 4, 2002

The consumer products sector has been in a downturn for over a year now. Going by the consolidated March quarter performance of the top 5 companies, the situation has not really improved. The top 5 companies referred to here are Hindustan Lever (HLL), Colgate, Gillette, P&G and Reckitt Benckiser.

Colgate turnaround: Early days…

Jun 20, 2002

Though Indian oral care major, Colgate Palmolive India, has logged in a 12% net profit growth in FY02, the company's topline has shown over 1% decline in topline YoY. Infact, the company's topline has dipped by 9% YoY in 4QFY02 and bottomline growth stands at 12% during the quarter.

Oral care: Expansion through education

Apr 6, 2002

The Indian fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) market is valued at Rs 180 bn. The 90,000 TPA oral care segment contributes around Rs 21 bn to this pie. The segment has many players in many sub-segments. The major players in the oral care market are Colgate (over 50% share), Hindustan Lever (36%), SmithKline Beecham (4-5%), Balsara, Dabur, Himalaya Drug, Anchor, Gillette and Forhan’s.

Colgate: ‘Oral care’ is the future

Apr 6, 2002

The brand name ‘Colgate’ is synonymous with toothpaste. This world-renowned brand is sold in more than 200 countries. In India, the company has successfully replicated the strong brand image and awareness in the minds of consumers since 1976. The company manufactures and markets its oral care, personal care and household care products under the ‘Colgate-Palmolive’ brand name.

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