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Money to Burn
Our cash management scorecard shows the companies in 37 industries with the least and most excess cash per sales.
CFO Staff, CFO Magazine

For a fuller discussion, return to the article "Too Much Cash."


Cash Management in 37 Industry Sectors



HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTS
COMPANY Cash/Annual Sales Impact of Paying down Capital Employed with Excess Cash
2003 2001 to 2003 Increase,
% pts.
Industry Benchmark Excess
Cash, %
Excess Cash,
$millions
ROCE
2003
Adjusted ROCE
Kimberly Clark 2.0% -0.8% 3.4% 0.0% 0 23.7% 23.7%
Colgate Palmolive 2.7% 0.8% 3.4% 0.0% 0 53.9% 53.9%
Energizer Holdings 3.2% 1.9% 3.4% 0.0% 0 15.1% 15.1%
Clorox 4.2% -2.3% 3.4% 0.7% 29 37.4% 37.9%
Scotts 8.2% 7.1% 3.4% 4.7% 90 15.7% 16.6%
Procter and Gamble 14.3% 8.0% 3.4% 10.9% 4,717 26.3% 31.3%
Blyth 15.3% 7.4% 3.4% 11.8% 178 15.8% 19.8%
Dial 27.1% 25.4% 3.4% 23.7% 319 32.5% 55.7%
Sector Average 9.8% 5.1% 3.4% 6.3% 27.1% 30.0%
Total Average 11.5% 3.0% 5.7% 5.8% 14.5% 15.7%


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