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  • Previous Rank100
  • Revenues ($M)$78,756
  • Revenue Percent Change-6.8%
  • Profits ($M)$7,036
  • Profits Percent Change-39.6%
  • Assets ($M)$129,495
  • Employees110,000

Consumer products giant Procter & Gamble, which counts Pampers, Tide, and Gillette among its largest brands, has been on a multi-year disposal program that’s seen the company shed over 100 of its brands. P&G plans to hang on to just 40%, or 65 of its 165 brands, and its largest and most profitable group of laundry detergent products will end up accounting for about 85% of revenue when the restructuring is completed by the third quarter of 2016. In order to jumpstart sales, new CEO David Taylor is trying to streamline decisionmaking as well, in hopes that it will spur new innovation. P&G is targeting $10 billion of savings in 2020, which it says it will reinvest to kickstart top-line sales growth. P&G’s organic sales growth has lagged of late, hitting just 1% in the first quarter of 2016 and trailing rivals Reckitt Benckiser (5%), Unilever (5%), and L’Oreal (4%).

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Company Information

CEO
David S. Taylor
Sector
Household Products
Industry
Household and Personal Products
HQ Location
Cincinnati, OH
Employees110,000
Websitehttp://www.pg.com
Years on Global 500 List22
Figures are for fiscal year ended June 30, 2015.

Procter & Gamble Rank History

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$78,756-6.8%
Profits ($M)$7,036-39.6%
Assets ($M)$129,495-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$62,419-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues8.9%
Profits as % of Assets5.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity11.3%