SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
COOK IAN M

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
300 PARK AVENUE

(Street)
NEW YORK NY 10022

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
COLGATE PALMOLIVE CO [ CL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
Chairman & CEO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
08/08/2018
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 08/07/2018 G(1) V 14,917 D $0.0000 1,477,866(2) D
Common Stock 08/08/2018 M(3) 800,000 A $52.27 2,277,866 D
Common Stock 08/08/2018 F(4) 712,210 D $66.59 1,565,656 D
Common Stock 132,720 I By 2017 GRAT
Common Stock 120,931 I By Issuer's 401(k) Plan Trustee
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $52.27 08/08/2018 M(3) 800,000 (5) 09/13/2018 Common Stock 800,000 $0.0000 0.0000 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Bona fide gift.
2. This amount includes (i) a payment of 152,009 shares upon maturation of the reporting person's 2016 GRAT on May 4, 2018 and (ii) an annuity payment of 145,250 shares by the 2017 GRAT on May 14, 2018. All such shares were previously reported as indirectly beneficially owned.
3. Exercise of stock options awarded under the issuer's employee stock option plan.
4. The exercise price of the options and related tax withholding requirement were satisfied by the Company's withholding shares otherwise deliverable upon exercise of the options.
5. Option became exercisable in one-third increments beginning on the first anniversary of the September 13, 2012 grant date.
/s/ Kristine Hutchinson, Attorney-in-Fact 08/10/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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