Procter & Gamble Co
Stock Symbol: PG
1 or 2, Procter & Gamble Plaza
Procter & Gamble Co Industry:
Personal & Household Prods.
Procter & Gamble Co Description:
Two billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. Some of the nearly 300 P&G brands people know and use with confidence in over 160 countries around the world include: Pampers(R), Tide(R), Ariel(R), Always(R), Whisper(R), Pantene(R), Bounty(R), Pringles(R), Folgers(R), Charmin(R), Downy(R), Lenor(R), Iams(R), Crest(R), Actonel(R), Olay(R) and Clairol Nice 'n Easy(R). The P&G community consists of nearly 102,000 employees working in almost 80 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.
Procter & Gamble Co Financial Summary:
PG manufactures and markets more than 250 products to consumers in throughout the world. Business categories are Baby and Family Care, Fabric and Home Care, Beauty Care, Health Care and Food and Beverage. For the FY ended 6/30/05, revenues increased 10% to $56.74B. Net income applicable to Common increased 12% to $7.12B. Results reflect growth in the Beauty Care and Fabric and Home Care business and gains on the sale of juice business.
Procter & Gamble Co Business Summary:
The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) manufactures and markets a range of consumer products in various countries throughout the world. The Company markets over 300 branded products in more than 160 countries. The Company manages its business in five product segments: Fabric and Home Care, Baby and Family Care, Beauty Care, HealthCare, and Snacks and Beverages. On January 27, 2005, the Company entered into an agreement to acquire The Gillette Company. The Gillette Company is in the male grooming category that includes blades, razors and shaving preparations, and in selected female grooming products. Gillette also operates worldwide in alkaline batteries and toothbrushes. In August 2004, the Company completed the divestiture of its Juice business. In June 2004, the Company purchased the remaining 20% stake of its China venture from its partner, Hutchison Whampoa China Ltd. (Hutchison), giving the Company full ownership of its operations in China.