How to buy Gillette shares | $168.11

Invest in Gillette by buying P&G shares in just a few minutes.

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 $168.11 (25 minute delay).

Gillette is owned by P&G (PG) a leading Household Products business based in the USA. It opened the day at $167.03, after a previous close of $167.5. During the day the price has varied from a low of $166.94 to a high of $168.27. The latest price was $168.11 (25 minute delay). Gillette (PG) is listed on the NYSE and employs 107000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollar.

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  5. Research Gillette (P&G) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
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Information last updated 2024-06-13.
Open$167.03Previous close$167.5
High$168.27Change$0.61
Low$166.94Change %0.3642%
Close$168.11Timestamp2024-06-18
Volume1340188GMT offset0
IndustryHousehold & Personal ProductsCurrency symbol$
CodePGCountry nameUSA
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUS
NameProcter & Gamble CompanyISINUS7427181091
ExchangeNYSECUSIP742718109
Currency codeUSDSectorConsumer Defensive
Currency nameUS DollarFull-time employees107000

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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 worldwide. It operates through five segments: Beauty; Grooming; Health Care; Fabric & Home Care; and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. The Beauty segment offers conditioners, shampoos, styling aids, and treatments under the Head & Shoulders, Herbal Essences, Pantene, and Rejoice brands; and antiperspirants and deodorants, personal cleansing, and skin care products under the Olay, Old Spice, Safeguard, Secret, and SK-II brands. The Grooming segment provides shave care products and appliances under the Braun, Gillette, and Venus brand names. The Health Care segment offers toothbrushes, toothpastes, and other oral care products under the Crest and Oral-B brand names; and gastrointestinal, rapid diagnostics, respiratory, vitamins/minerals/supplements, pain relief, and other personal health care products under the Metamucil, Neurobion, Pepto-Bismol, and Vicks brands. The Fabric & Home Care segment provides fabric enhancers, laundry additives, and laundry detergents under the Ariel, Downy, Gain, and Tide brands; and air care, dish care, P&G professional, and surface care products under the Cascade, Dawn, Fairy, Febreze, Mr. Clean, and Swiffer brands. The Baby, Feminine & Family Care segment offers baby wipes, taped diapers, and pants under the Luvs and Pampers brands; adult incontinence and feminine care products under the Always, Always Discreet, and Tampax brands; and paper towels, tissues, and toilet papers under the Bounty, Charmin, and Puffs brands. The company sells its products primarily through mass merchandisers, e-commerce, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, department stores, distributors, wholesalers, specialty beauty stores, high-frequency stores, pharmacies, electronics stores, and professional channels, as well as directly to consumers. The Procter & Gamble Company was founded in 1837 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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