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Growth beyond Concerns

While Colgate-Palmolive enjoys over 50 per cent of the market share, the company is facing a few concerns…

As part of our Wealth Creator Series , today we look at Asian Paints. This is one of the 39 stocks that were short-listed that passed through our stringent stock screen filters.

Colgate-Palmolive rules the Indian oral care segment with more than 50 per cent of market share. Going forward, there is still a huge scope for growth as only 64 per cent of the population in India uses toothpaste. Concern: Domestic competitors are giving Colgate a run for its money in rural areas with their low-priced variants. Higher advertising costs have also put pressure on the profitability margins.

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