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Gillette is a razor brand, owned by Procter & Gamble. It advertises with the slogan “The Best a Man Can Get”. Gillette has released a huge range of razors over the years, describing each one as the best yet. Gillette razor blades have even been attributed to a specific sound achieved by The Kinks in some of their earlier music. In 2005, Procter and Gamble acquired Gillette for $50 million (around £37.5 million).

It’s possible to invest in Gillette, but as it’s owned by Procter and Gamble (P&G), you’d need to buy Procter and Gamble shares.

What other brands does P&G own??

As well as Gillette, P&G owns some recognisable brands in beauty, baby care, feminine hygiene, laundry and grooming including:
  • Aussie
  • Herbal Essences
  • Olay
  • SK-II
  • Pantene
  • Pampers
  • Always
  • Tampax
  • Ariel
  • Bold 2-in-1
  • Daz
  • Fairy
  • Lenor
  • Ambi pur
  • Febreeze
  • Viakal
  • Clearblue
  • Fixodent
  • Old Spice
  • Oral-B
  • Vicks
  • Braun
  • Head and Shoulders
  • Venus

This means that if you choose to invest in Gillette by buying shares in P&G, then you’ll be investing in its other brands as well. You should research the main ones to get a good picture of the company as a whole.

Can I buy Gillette shares?

While you can't invest directly in Gillette, you can buy P&G shares, which is the company that owns Gillette. P&G is listed on the NYSE with stock code PG.US the current share price is $141.79 (25 minute delay).

Gillette is owned by P&G (PG) a leading Household Products business based in the USA. It opened the day at $142.15, after a previous close of $141.7. During the day the price has varied from a low of $139.18 to a high of $142.45. The latest price was $141.79 (25 minute delay). Gillette (PG) is listed on the NYSE and employs 101000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollar.

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  2. Open your account. You’ll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You’ll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: PG in this case.
  5. Research Gillette (P&G) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Gillette (P&G) shares. It's that simple.

Information last updated 2022-05-15.
Open$142.15Previous close$141.7
High$142.45Change$0.09
Low$139.18Change %0.0635%
Close$141.79Timestamp2022-05-20
Volume7162134GMT offset0
IndustryHousehold & Personal ProductsCurrency symbol$
CodePGCountry nameUSA
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUS
NameThe Procter & Gamble CompanyISINUS7427181091
ExchangeNYSECUSIP742718109
Currency codeUSDSectorConsumer Defensive
Currency nameUS DollarFull-time employees101000

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Why invest in Gillette?

Gillette was founded in 1901 and is marketed worldwide. It was bought by P&G for more than $50 million (around £37.5 million). It was the first company to introduce a 5-blade razor in 2005, which was the world’s best selling razor brand in 2010.

P&G is the largest consumer products company in the world and owns some notable brands. Its share price has risen by more than 5,000% since it first listed on the stock market.

An overview of P&G the parent company of Gillette

The Procter & Gamble Company provides branded consumer packaged goods to consumers in North and Latin America, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Greater China, India, the Middle East, and Africa. It operates in five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products under the Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Pantene, Rejoice, Olay, Old Spice, Safeguard, Secret, and SK-II brands. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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