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Alpek is a petrochemical company. It operates through two business segments: Polyester that offers PTA, PET and polyester fibers, and Plastics & Chemicals which supplies polypropylene, EPS, caprolactam, and other specialty and industrial chemicals.​ 

TypePublic
Founded1975
HQSan Pedro Garza García, MX
Websitealpek.com
Employee Ratings4.3

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)5,797(+10%)
Revenue (FY, 2018)$134.5 B(+36%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$16.6
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Alpek

José de Jesús Valdez Simancas

José de Jesús Valdez Simancas

Chief Executive Officer
Rodrigo Fernández Martínez

Rodrigo Fernández Martínez

Director
Armando Garza Sada

Armando Garza Sada

Chairman
Álvaro Fernández Garza

Álvaro Fernández Garza

Director
José Carlos Pons

José Carlos Pons

Chief Financial Officer
Francisco Garza Egloff

Francisco Garza Egloff

Director
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Alpek Office Locations

Alpek has an office in San Pedro Garza García
San Pedro Garza García, MX (HQ)
Av. Manuel Gómez Morín 1111, Residencial Chipinque 1er Sector
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Alpek Financials and Metrics

Alpek Revenue

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Alpek's revenue was reported to be $134.52 b in FY, 2018 which is a 35.9% increase from the previous period.
MXN

Revenue (Q3, 2019)

29.6b

Gross profit (Q3, 2019)

4.1b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2019), %

14%

Net income (Q3, 2019)

1.2b

EBIT (Q3, 2019)

2.7b

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

35.1b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

16.6

Cash (30-Sept-2019)

6.1b

EV

71.4b
Alpek's current market capitalization is $35.1 b.
Annual
MXNFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

90.2b99.0b134.5b

Revenue growth, %

10%36%

Cost of goods sold

76.9b88.6b116.5b

Gross profit

13.2b10.4b18.0b
Quarterly
MXNQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Revenue

26.3b24.3b23.4b25.0b28.7b34.1b36.8b34.8b31.6b31.4b29.6b

Cost of goods sold

22.8b22.7b21.1b21.9b24.9b29.0b31.4b31.2b28.9b28.5b25.4b

Gross profit

3.5b1.6b2.2b3.1b3.8b5.2b5.5b3.6b2.7b3.0b4.1b

Gross profit Margin, %

13%6%10%12%13%15%15%10%8%9%14%
Annual
MXNFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

2.9b8.8b4.2b

Accounts Receivable

11.4b13.2b18.1b

Prepaid Expenses

457.0m305.0m469.0m

Inventories

14.9b16.4b24.5b
Quarterly
MXNQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Cash

2.4b2.7b7.4b7.4b4.4b4.3b4.4b5.5b6.1b

Accounts Receivable

10.9b10.3b9.2b12.7b15.4b17.7b13.6b13.5b11.7b

Inventories

15.2b13.1b13.2b16.4b20.6b19.6b20.6b18.9b17.9b

Current Assets

33.6b31.7b35.9b42.2b45.9b46.7b45.5b44.5b43.7b
MXNFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

2.6b2.6b2.9b

Inventories

(1.4b)(1.9b)(7.0b)

Accounts Payable

772.0m4.9b5.8b

Cash From Operating Activities

6.0b7.2b8.3b
MXNFY, 2016

EV/EBIT

7.5 x

EV/CFO

12.3 x

Revenue/Employee

17.1m

Debt/Equity

0.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Alpek Operating Metrics

FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q4, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q4, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019

Production Volume, tons

3.94 m986 k1.04 m1.01 m975 k4.01 m1.02 m1.15 m1.17 m1.06 m4.40 m1.09 m1.12 m1.12 m

Polyester Production Volume, tons

3 m759 k807 k788 k752 k3.11 m787 k912 k941 k851 k3.49 m857 k887 k895 k

Plastics and Chemicals Production Volume, tons

934 k227 k231 k225 k224 k906 k229 k239 k233 k210 k912 k230 k234 k223 k

Total Production Capacity, tons per year

5.80 m5.80 m7 m
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Alpek Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Aislapol, S. A.
Akra Polyester, S. A. de C. V.
Cogeneración de Altamira, S. A. de C. V.
Cogeneración de Energía Limpia de Cosoleacaque, S. A. de C. V.
Compagnie Selenis Canada
Companhia Integrada Textil de Pernambuco
Companhia Petroquímica de Pernambuco
DAK Americas Argentina, S. A.
DAK Americas Exterior, S. L.
DAK Americas, LLC
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Alpek Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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Alpek Revenue Breakdown

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Alpek revenue breakdown by business segment: 24.5% from Plastics and Chemicals, 74.0% from Polyester and 1.5% from Other

Alpek revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.4% from Brazil, 43.0% from United States, 5.0% from Argentina, 40.4% from Mexico and 3.2% from Other

Alpek Online and Social Media Presence

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Alpek News and Updates

NOVA Chemicals signs agreement to sell its expandable styrenics business to Alpek

Refocuses on core olefin and polyethylene business; Strengthens balance sheet for continued growth and further investment in a plastics circular economy Refocuses on core olefin and polyethylene business; Strengthens balance sheet for continued growth and further investment in a plastics circular ec…

Alpek announces the start of commercial operations at Cogeneración de Altamira S.A. de C.V.

MONTERREY, N.L., México, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Alpek") announced today that it has met all the legal dispositions required by the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE) and Centro Nacional de Control de Energía (CENACE), to begin commercial operations at...

Mexico's Alpek to purchase PET recycling plant in Indiana

Mexican petrochemical company Alpek, a unit of conglomerate Alfa, said on Wednesday it had agreed to purchase a PET recycling plant in Richmond, Indiana from Perpetual Recycling Solutions, LLC.

Mexico's Alpek to sell energy plants to ContourGlobal for $801 mln

Mexican petrochemical company Alpek, a unit of conglomerate Alfa, said on Sunday it had agreed to sell two cogeneration energy plants to a subsidiary of London-listed power generator ContourGlobal for $801 million.

Polyester Yarns Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast to 2025: Leading Players are Reliance Industries Limited, Alpek, S.A.B. de C.V.

Credence Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has published its latest research, “Polyester Yarns Market 2026”, which gives insights into Polyester Yarns in the Global market. The report determines the market size for 2018 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryTod…

Mexico's Alpek expects to complete sale of power plants in 3rd-qtr

Mexican petrochemical company Alpek expects to complete in the third quarter the sale of cogeneration power plants valued by analysts at between $600 million and $700 million, CEO Jose de Jesus Valdez said in a conference call on Thursday. (Reporting by Skeky Espejo Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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Alpek Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Alpek founded?

    Alpek was founded in 1975.

  • Who are Alpek key executives?

    Alpek's key executives are José de Jesús Valdez Simancas, Rodrigo Fernández Martínez and Armando Garza Sada.

  • How many employees does Alpek have?

    Alpek has 5,797 employees.

  • What is Alpek revenue?

    Latest Alpek annual revenue is $134.5 b.

  • What is Alpek revenue per employee?

    Latest Alpek revenue per employee is $23.2 m.

  • Who are Alpek competitors?

    Competitors of Alpek include Nippon Carbide Industries, Croda International and Celanese.

  • Where is Alpek headquarters?

    Alpek headquarters is located at Av. Manuel Gómez Morín 1111, Residencial Chipinque 1er Sector, San Pedro Garza García.

  • Where are Alpek offices?

    Alpek has an office in San Pedro Garza García.

  • How many offices does Alpek have?

    Alpek has 1 office.