Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China. We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods. Click the video window below to view the Aleris story.

Unlimited PotentialAleris produces a wide variety of aluminum rolled products for diverse industries worldwide. Almost everything we make is manufactured to specific customer requirements. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities produce rolled aluminum for everything from highly designed cladding for building facades to technically sophisticated aerospace plates that demand high quality and reliability standards. And we offer a broad range of alloys to meet virtually any customer need.

Aleris is grounded in the belief that aluminum offers our customers unlimited potential as they look to bring new products and solutions to the world. We partner with customers globally to help them capitalize on the benefits of aluminum, with a focus on providing quality, customization and creativity through high-performance and sustainable products.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Cleveland, US
Founded
2004
Size (employees)
5,200 (est)
Website
aleris.com
Aleris was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Cleveland, US

Aleris Office Locations

Aleris has an office in Cleveland
Cleveland, US (HQ)
25825 Science Park Dr

Aleris Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2004

Aleris Financial Metrics

Aleris's revenue was reported to be $674.2 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

674.2 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

85.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

13%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

(35.2 m)

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

2.3 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

74.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

4.3 b2.9 b2.9 b2.7 b

Revenue growth, %

(33%)1%(9%)

Cost of goods sold

4 b2.6 b2.7 b2.4 b

Gross profit

289.8 m247.5 m214.9 m287.9 m

Gross profit Margin, %

7%9%7%11%

General and administrative expense

238.1 m221.9 m203.5 m218.5 m

Operating expense total

238.1 m221.9 m203.5 m218.5 m

EBIT

66.2 m11.7 m(8.3 m)51.9 m

EBIT margin, %

2%0%(0%)2%

Interest expense

97.9 m107.4 m94.1 m82.5 m

Pre tax profit

(38.7 m)(75.7 m)(95 m)(32.3 m)

Income tax expense

(2.6 m)(129.5 m)(22.7 m)40 m

Net Income

(36.1 m)88 m48.8 m(75.6 m)
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

1.2 b1.3 b746.2 m773.8 m760.7 m662.5 m704.9 m683.4 m674.2 m

Cost of goods sold

1.1 b1.2 b689.4 m716.6 m702.8 m589 m626.4 m610.6 m589.1 m

Gross profit

92 m118.2 m56.8 m57.2 m57.9 m73.5 m78.5 m72.8 m85.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

8%9%8%7%8%11%11%11%13%

General and administrative expense

68.9 m68.3 m61.3 m52.5 m44.9 m50.3 m50.2 m58.8 m53.2 m

Operating expense total

68.9 m68.3 m61.3 m52.5 m44.9 m50.3 m50.2 m58.8 m53.2 m

EBIT

16.5 m39.7 m(17.5 m)8.3 m9.4 m23 m23 m12.5 m2.3 m

EBIT margin, %

1%3%(2%)1%1%3%3%2%0%

Interest expense

27 m27.5 m26.6 m24.5 m23.6 m18.1 m21.1 m19.2 m27.1 m

Pre tax profit

(10.1 m)24.6 m(27.9 m)(19.5 m)(22 m)2.4 m(3.6 m)(4.7 m)(24.5 m)

Income tax expense

7 m(2.1 m)(2.3 m)(12.7 m)8.7 m9.4 m12.3 m10.7 m

Net Income

(34.4 m)(7.7 m)105.5 m86.9 m61.5 m(6.3 m)(19.4 m)(41 m)(35.2 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

60.1 m28.6 m62.2 m55.6 m

Accounts Receivable

376.9 m271 m216.2 m218.7 m

Inventories

683.4 m627.9 m480.3 m538.9 m

Current Assets

1.2 b1.4 b787.4 m846.6 m

PP&E

1.2 b942.9 m1.1 b1.3 b

Total Assets

2.5 b2.9 b2.2 b2.4 b

Accounts Payable

303.2 m268.2 m223.2 m246.6 m

Total Debt

1.2 b1.5 b1.1 b1.5 b

Current Liabilities

516.3 m656.9 m465.7 m475.7 m

Non-Current Liabilities

1.6 b1.9 b1.4 b1.7 b

Total Liabilities

2.1 b2.6 b1.8 b2.2 b

Common Stock

300 k

Additional Paid-in Capital

401.9 m414.1 m421.9 m428 m

Retained Earnings

39.1 m87.7 m11.8 m

Total Equity

368.7 m293.3 m327.2 m216.6 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

3.4 x5 x3.4 x6.8 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.5 x0.5 x0.5 x0.6 x

Financial Leverage

6.7 x9.8 x6.6 x11 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

51.9 m37.8 m146.1 m190.7 m164.8 m61.9 m74.9 m36.5 m74.6 m

Accounts Receivable

517.6 m539.6 m341.2 m343.6 m298.4 m278.1 m271.6 m279.5 m271.3 m

Inventories

784.6 m808.5 m593 m556.8 m500.1 m485.5 m480.1 m495.6 m610.2 m

Current Assets

1.4 b1.4 b1.2 b1.2 b1 b859.6 m858.1 m844.3 m992.7 m

PP&E

1.2 b1.2 b925 m988.2 m1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b

Total Assets

2.8 b2.8 b2.4 b2.4 b2.3 b2.3 b2.4 b2.4 b2.6 b

Accounts Payable

422.9 m432.2 m257.9 m275.6 m280.2 m269.4 m262.1 m263 m294.1 m

Current Liabilities

652.9 m658.2 m451 m500.3 m529.7 m497.6 m489.6 m517 m547.2 m

Non-Current Liabilities

1.8 b1.8 b1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b1.8 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

409.4 m411.5 m416.4 m424.3 m423.1 m423 m424.8 m426.4 m427.5 m

Retained Earnings

(82.8 m)(56.5 m)144.7 m125.9 m100.3 m81.4 m68.3 m46.7 m

Total Equity

335.8 m310.8 m366.6 m371.2 m350.1 m344.9 m316.9 m302.7 m185.9 m

Financial Leverage

8.2 x8.9 x6.6 x6.6 x6.7 x6.7 x7.5 x7.9 x13.8 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

(36.1 m)88 m48.8 m(75.6 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

129.5 m157.6 m123.8 m104.9 m

Accounts Receivable

16 m(34 m)(31 m)(9.4 m)

Inventories

15.7 m(170 m)128 m(70.2 m)

Accounts Payable

(31.3 m)78.6 m(18.6 m)41.7 m

Cash From Operating Activities

31.9 m119.5 m12 m

Purchases of PP&E

(238.3 m)(164.8 m)(313.6 m)(358.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(235.4 m)(265.3 m)273.7 m(354.6 m)

Short-term Borrowings

(443.8 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(380.8 m)(107 m)

Dividends Paid

(313 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(331.6 m)246.1 m(359.9 m)338.1 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

(34.4 m)(7.7 m)105.5 m86.9 m61.5 m(6.3 m)(19.4 m)(41 m)(35.2 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

70.7 m112.2 m36.6 m65.2 m92.9 m26.3 m52.7 m78.8 m25.7 m

Accounts Receivable

(104.6 m)(148.8 m)(161.6 m)(159.8 m)(113.3 m)(55.9 m)(53.3 m)(60.2 m)(50.4 m)

Inventories

(56.7 m)(109.5 m)19.7 m58.6 m116.8 m5.1 m3.8 m(9.5 m)(66.9 m)

Accounts Payable

89.1 m109.3 m19.4 m36.2 m26.7 m46.1 m46.1 m47.2 m43.8 m

Cash From Operating Activities

(7.3 m)(36.7 m)(120.3 m)(73.3 m)71.4 m11.2 m44.5 m46.6 m(38.6 m)

Purchases of PP&E

(78.4 m)(109 m)(65.2 m)(120.7 m)(175.1 m)(122 m)(222.1 m)(295.7 m)(62.6 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(182.5 m)(208.3 m)(122.1 m)(223.1 m)(296.9 m)(63 m)

Short-term Borrowings

443.8 m(443.8 m)

Long-term Borrowings

(200 k)(35.8 m)(61.7 m)(294.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

182.1 m226.4 m(218 m)(222.7 m)(352 m)108.7 m191 m224.1 m123.5 m
Y, 2017

Financial Leverage

13.8 x

Aleris Operating Metrics

FY, 2016

Facilities

13

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