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Alimentation Couche-Tard (formerly known as Actidev) is a company operating and licensing convenience stores. Its convenience stores sell tobacco products, grocery items, candies and snacks, beer, wine, beverages, and fresh food offerings, road transportation fuels, and stationary energy and aviation fuels. It is also involved in the sale of lottery tickets, calling cards, gift cards, postage stamps, and bus tickets, issuance of money orders, and provision of automatic teller machines and car wash services. The company operates its convenience stores chain under various banners, including Circle K, Corner Stone, Couche-Tard, Holiday, Ingo, and Mac's. 

TypePublic
Founded1980
HQLaval, CA
Websitecouche-tard.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2020)131,000(-1%)
Job Openings1,451
Revenue (FY, 2019)$59.1 B(+16%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)C$48.7(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Alimentation Couche-Tard

Brian Hannasch

Brian Hannasch

President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Alain Bouchard

Alain Bouchard

Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board
Jean Bernier

Jean Bernier

Corporate Director
Darrell Davis

Darrell Davis

Executive Vice President, Development and Construction, North America
Hans-Olav Høidahl

Hans-Olav Høidahl

Executive Vice President, Operations, Europe
Eric Boyko

Eric Boyko

Corporate Director
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Office Locations

Alimentation Couche-Tard has offices in Laval and Tempe
Laval, CA (HQ)
4204 Boul Industriel
Tempe, AZ, US
1130 W Warner Rd
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Financials and Metrics

Alimentation Couche-Tard Revenue

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Alimentation Couche-Tard's revenue was reported to be $59.12 b in FY, 2019 which is a 15% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q1, 2020)

14.2b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

2.3b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

16.3%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

536.0m

EBITDA (Q1, 2020)

1.1b

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

751.7m

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

52.8b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

48.7

Cash (21-Jul-2019)

1.0b

EV

61.2b
Alimentation Couche-Tard's current market capitalization is C$52.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

34.1b37.9b51.4b59.1b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)11%36%15%

Cost of goods sold

28.1b31.4b43.3b49.9b

Gross profit

6.1b6.5b8.1b9.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

9.0b8.4b9.3b8.4b8.4b11.4b9.8b12.1b15.8b14.8b14.7b16.5b14.2b

Cost of goods sold

7.6b6.9b7.6b6.9b6.9b9.5b8.1b10.1b13.5b12.6b12.5b13.7b11.9b

Gross profit

1.4b1.5b1.7b1.5b1.5b1.9b1.7b2.0b2.3b2.2b2.2b2.8b2.3b

Gross profit Margin, %

16%18%19%18%18%16%18%17%15%15%15%17%16%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

599.4m637.6m666.2m706.4m

Accounts Receivable

1.4b1.5b2.0b1.9b

Prepaid Expenses

67.9m60.3m106.5m83.7m

Inventories

816.7m865.7m1.4b1.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

1.2b1.2b1.7b1.8b

Depreciation and Amortization

605.0m654.9m878.8m1.0b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9b1.9b2.2b3.1b

Purchases of PP&E

(905.7m)(994.1m)(1.2b)(1.1b)
USDQ1, 2016

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Operating Metrics

Alimentation Couche-Tard's Stores was reported to be 16 k in Q1, 2020.
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Holiday Stationstores IncJuly 10, 2017
CST BrandsAugust 22, 2016$4.4 b
The Pantry, Inc.December 18, 2014$1.7 b
3055854 Nova Scotia Co.
Big Diamond
Circle K
Circle K Danmark A/S
Circle K Eesti AS
Circle K Enterprises Inc.
Circle K Ireland Energy Limited
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Revenue Breakdown

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Alimentation Couche-Tard revenue breakdown by business segment: 24.5% from Merchandise and service, 73.2% from Road transportation fuel and 2.2% from Other

Alimentation Couche-Tard revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 96.3% from Europe and 3.7% from Other

Alimentation Couche-Tard Cybersecurity Score

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93/100

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Alimentation Couche-Tard Online and Social Media Presence

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Alimentation Couche-Tard News and Updates

Alimentation Couche-Tard Enters into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Wilsons Gas Stops and Go! Stores

LAVAL, QC, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard" or the "Corporation") (TSX: ATD.A) (TSX: ATD.B) announced today that a binding agreement has been entered into in connection with the acquisition of Cape D'Or Holdings Limited, Barrington Terminals...

Alimentation Couche-tard to Host Investor Day on July 14

LAVAL, QC, July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard" or the "Corporation") (TSX: ATD.A) (TSX: ATD.B) confirmed today that it will host a virtual investor day on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m. EDT. The event will feature...

Save the Date: Alimentation Couche-Tard to Host Investor Day on July 14

LAVAL, QC, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard" or the "Company") (TSX: ATD.A) (TSX: ATD.B) announced today that it will host a virtual investor day on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 1:00 p.m. EDT. The event will feature...

Alimentation Couche-Tard Announces Proposed Private Offering of Senior Unsecured Notes, Including Inaugural Green Bonds

LAVAL, QC, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard") (TSX: ATD.A) (TSX: ATD.B) announced today that it intends, subject to market and other conditions, to offer a tranche of senior unsecured notes (the "Notes") and to commence an inaugural offering of...

Alimentation Couche-Tard Announces Intention to Sell 355 Sites Following Strategic Review of Network

LAVAL, QC, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard" or the "Company") (TSX: ATD.A) (TSX: ATD.B) announced today an agreement to sell 49 sites in Oklahoma to Casey's General Stores Inc. for $39 million in an all-cash transaction. The transaction includes...

Alimentation Couche-Tard to Host Conference Call

LAVAL, QC, Jan. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: ATD.A) (TSX: ATD.B) will host a conference call with analysts to discuss the Company's strategic goals and the opportunities it sees for operational partnerships with Carrefour SA going forward....
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Blogs

ACT Named Hot Beverages Innovator of the Year for 100% Sustainably Sourced Coffee & “Sip & Save”

Our dispensed beverages program continues to turn heads in the industry as it quenches customers’ thirsts in new and different ways. ACT has been named Hot Beverages Innovator of the Year in Convenience Store News’s 2021 Foodservice Innovators Awards. ACT earned the honors for being the first conven…

Circle K Ireland installs automated machines to limit staff cash handling

Pictured above: Alan Condron (left), a director of PCS, and Paul Dixon, Regional director of operations at Circle K Ireland) Circle K Ireland has now installed closed payment systems at 74 locations on its network of 410 service stations to eliminate the need for staff to handle cash from customers.…

Nearly 53,000 vaccinated against COVID-19 in our corporate clinics in the Greater Montreal area

After many months of operations, our three corporate vaccination clinics in the Montreal-area (Brossard, Laval and Montreal) officially closed on Saturday, August 7th.  With the goal to contribute to and accelerate the vaccination effort in Quebec while showing support for the communities they serve…

Circle K introducing Bitcoin Depot® kiosks in stores across the U.S. and Canada

We’re pleased to partner with Bitcoin Depot® to introduce their cryptocurrency kiosks in our stores across the U.S. and Canada. Please see the original press release below. Source: Bitcoin Depot, PRNewswire Jul 22, 2021, 09:23 ET ATLANTA, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Bitcoin Depot®, the world’s larg…
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Alimentation Couche-Tard Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Alimentation Couche-Tard founded?

    Alimentation Couche-Tard was founded in 1980.

  • Who are Alimentation Couche-Tard key executives?

    Alimentation Couche-Tard's key executives are Brian Hannasch, Alain Bouchard and Jean Bernier.

  • How many employees does Alimentation Couche-Tard have?

    Alimentation Couche-Tard has 131,000 employees.

  • What is Alimentation Couche-Tard revenue?

    Latest Alimentation Couche-Tard annual revenue is $59.1 b.

  • What is Alimentation Couche-Tard revenue per employee?

    Latest Alimentation Couche-Tard revenue per employee is $451.3 k.

  • Who are Alimentation Couche-Tard competitors?

    Competitors of Alimentation Couche-Tard include Murphy USA, Delek US Holdings and Auchan Holding.

  • Where is Alimentation Couche-Tard headquarters?

    Alimentation Couche-Tard headquarters is located at 4204 Boul Industriel, Laval.

  • Where are Alimentation Couche-Tard offices?

    Alimentation Couche-Tard has offices in Laval and Tempe.

  • How many offices does Alimentation Couche-Tard have?

    Alimentation Couche-Tard has 2 offices.