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Balfour Beatty is an international infrastructure group. It finances, develops, builds, and maintains complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings. The company operates through three business segments: Construction Services, Support Services, and Infrastructure Investments. Its Construction Services business is responsible for the design, engineering, and construction across infrastructure and building projects. The Support Services segment designs, upgrades, manages, and maintains critical national infrastructure. The Infrastructure Investments business develops and finances both public and private infrastructure projects.

TypePublic
Founded1909
HQLondon, GB
Websitebalfourbeatty.com
Employee Ratings3.7

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)26,130
Job Openings439
Revenue (FY, 2019)£7.3 B(+11%)
Share Price (Apr 2021)£3.2
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Balfour Beatty

Leo Quinn

Leo Quinn

Group Chief Executive
Philip Harrison

Philip Harrison

Chief Financial Officer
Mark Bullock

Mark Bullock

Chief Executive Officer, UK Construction Services
Matthew Steele

Matthew Steele

Managing Director, Rail & Utilities
Leon Blondin

Leon Blondin

Chief Executive Officer, US Operations
Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Chief Technology Officer
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Balfour Beatty Office Locations

Balfour Beatty has offices in London, Almondsbury, Birmingham, Derby and in 30 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
5 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf
Almondsbury, GB
2430 Aztec W
Birmingham, GB
1, Trinity Park, Bickenhill Ln
Derby, GB
Raynesway
Derbyshire, GB
Smedley St E
Eurocentral, GB
Maxim 7, Maxim Office Park, Parklands Avenue
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Balfour Beatty Financials and Metrics

Balfour Beatty Revenue

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Balfour Beatty's revenue was reported to be £7.31 b in FY, 2019 which is a 10.2% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2020)

3.5b

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

89.0m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

2.5%

Net income (H1, 2020)

20.0m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

(30.0m)

Market capitalization (26-Apr-2021)

2.1b

Closing stock price (26-Apr-2021)

3.2

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

797.0m

EV

1.9b
Balfour Beatty's current market capitalization is £2.1 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

6.9b6.6b7.3b

Revenue growth, %

(4%)10%

Cost of goods sold

6.6b6.3b6.9b

Gross profit

311.0m371.0m382.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

3.2b3.4b3.5b

Cost of goods sold

3.1b3.2b3.4b

Gross profit

163.0m176.0m89.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

5%5%3%
Annual
GBPFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

769.0m968.0m661.0m778.0m

Accounts Receivable

653.0m536.0m594.0m570.0m

Prepaid Expenses

36.0m35.0m30.0m37.0m

Inventories

101.0m107.0m84.0m101.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

843.0m926.0m730.0m797.0m

Accounts Receivable

719.0m659.0m626.0m650.0m

Prepaid Expenses

39.0m40.0m29.0m42.0m

Inventories

95.0m52.0m94.0m105.0m
Annual
GBPFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

168.0m135.0m133.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

51.0m49.0m91.0m

Inventories

(12.0m)(16.0m)(18.0m)

Accounts Payable

(92.0m)(196.0m)157.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

69.0m48.0m20.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

28.0m53.0m51.0m

Inventories

(1.0m)(10.0m)(1.0m)

Accounts Payable

52.0m98.0m6.0m
GBPFY, 2016

Debt/Equity

1.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

6.3 x
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Balfour Beatty Operating Metrics

Balfour Beatty's Backlog was reported to be £17.5b in H1, 2020.
H1, 2015FY, 2015H1, 2016FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018H1, 2019FY, 2019H1, 2020

Backlog

£11.3 b£10.5 b£11.9 b£12.4 b£11.4 b£11.4 b£12.6 b£12.63 b£13.2 b£14.3 b£17.5 b

Backlog (Construction Services)

£9.3 b£8.3 b£9.8 b£11.1 b

Backlog (Support Services)

£3.1 b£3.1 b£2.8 b£3.2 b

Investments Portfolio

£1.25 b£1.24 b£1.25 b£1.22 b£1.24 b£1.2 b£1.2 b£1.15 b£1.2 b£107 b£1.13 b
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Balfour Beatty Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Omnicom Engineering LtdSeptember 30, 2016
Subsurface GroupJanuary 03, 2013
OPL GroupAugust 22, 2011£8 m
Fru-Con Construction LLCJune 20, 2011
Power EfficiencyApril 11, 2011£18 m
Halsall GroupOctober 13, 2010£33 m
Multibuild Ltd.February 01, 2010£1.9 m
Parsons BrinckerhoffSeptember 17, 2009$626 m
Schreck-Mieves GmbHJune 20, 2008
Dean & Dyball LtdMarch 19, 2008£45 m
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Balfour Beatty Revenue Breakdown

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Balfour Beatty revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.6% from Support Services, 5.1% from Infrastructure Investments and 81.4% from Construction Services

Balfour Beatty revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 54.6% from United States, 44.8% from United Kingdom and 0.6% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

Balfour Beatty's employees are reported to be approximately 18% female and 82% male.
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Balfour Beatty Cybersecurity Score

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78/100

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Balfour Beatty Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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Balfour Beatty Online and Social Media Presence

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Balfour Beatty News and Updates

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Balfour Beatty raises share buyback scheme to £150 million

Balfour Beatty is raising its share buyback scheme to £150 million and reinstating its dividend after recording underlying yearly profit of £25 million in 2020, down from £186 million in 2019. Its order book increased by 15% to £16.4 billion - led by the UK, with £6.4 billion - and the company ai…

Balfour Beatty announces 2020 Full Year results

Underlying profit from operations (PFO) at £51 million (2019: £221 million), after decision to repay UK Job Retention Scheme Strong cash performance with average net cash at £527 million (2019: £325 million), exceeding previous guidance

Balfour Beatty reinstates dividend and repays £19m furlough cash

Balfour Beatty today reinstated its dividend and said it would repay the £19m claimed under the government’s furlough scheme after the construction industry began to recover from the coronavirus crisis. The London-listed infrastructure firm said it will pay a dividend of 1.5p for the year ended 31…

Balfour Beatty to build a business school for kids in Savannah, Georgia

Balfour Beatty has begun retrofitting a building at Georgia Southern University (GSU) in Savannah, Georgia to create a place for middle school pupils to learn about business, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. The planned JA Colonial Group Discovery Center at GSU’s Armstrong Atlantic campus w…

Balfour Beatty Communities named 2020 Motili Carbon Reduction Champion

Balfour Beatty Communities, a United States residential real estate investment and management company, today announced it has been named a 2020 Motili Carbon Reduction Champion for reducing its emissions through heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) upgrades completed across its military …
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Balfour Beatty Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Balfour Beatty founded?

    Balfour Beatty was founded in 1909.

  • Who are Balfour Beatty key executives?

    Balfour Beatty's key executives are Leo Quinn, Philip Harrison and Mark Bullock.

  • How many employees does Balfour Beatty have?

    Balfour Beatty has 26,130 employees.

  • What is Balfour Beatty revenue?

    Latest Balfour Beatty annual revenue is £7.3 b.

  • What is Balfour Beatty revenue per employee?

    Latest Balfour Beatty revenue per employee is £279.9 k.

  • Who are Balfour Beatty competitors?

    Competitors of Balfour Beatty include Keller, Mota-Engil and Kajima.

  • Where is Balfour Beatty headquarters?

    Balfour Beatty headquarters is located at 5 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London.

  • Where are Balfour Beatty offices?

    Balfour Beatty has offices in London, Almondsbury, Birmingham, Derby and in 30 other locations.

  • How many offices does Balfour Beatty have?

    Balfour Beatty has 35 offices.