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Bekaert provides steel wire transformation and coating technologies. The Company offers filter and fiber media products; heating cables and cords; various wires, cords, and strands; control cables; springs for locks and brakes; power springs; stainless steel fiber products; reinforcing canvas for trailers; coatings; and off the road tire and rubber track reinforcement products. It also provides measuring devices for on-site quality control; steel fibers for concrete reinforcement, industrial floors, residential applications.

TypePublic
Founded1880
HQZwevegem, BE
Websitebekaert.com
Employee Ratings3.2

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)30,000
Job Openings30
Revenue (FY, 2017)€4.1 B
Share Price (Oct 2017)€40.5

Key People/Management at Bekaert

Bert de Graeve

Bert de Graeve

Chairman
Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor

CEO
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Bekaert Office Locations

Bekaert has offices in Zwevegem, Brussels, Deerlijk, Ingelmunster and in 48 other locations
Zwevegem, BE (HQ)
Bekaertstraat 2
Brussels, BE
80 Bd A. Reyers Ln
Wetteren, BE
Neerhonderd 16
Wien, AT
16 Grüngasse
Shenyang, CN
Yuhong
Suzhou, CN
Taicang
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Bekaert Financials and Metrics

Bekaert Revenue

Bekaert's revenue was reported to be €4.10 b in FY, 2017
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2017)

4.1b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

701.8m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

17.1%

Net income (FY, 2017)

182.5m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

318.1m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

2.3b

Closing stock price (31-Oct-2017)

40.5

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

418.8m

EV

3.5b
Bekaert's current market capitalization is €2.3 b.
EURFY, 2017

Revenue

4.1b

Cost of goods sold

3.4b

Gross profit

701.8m

Gross profit Margin, %

17%
EURFY, 2017

Cash

418.8m

Accounts Receivable

836.8m

Inventories

779.6m

Current Assets

2.3b
EURFY, 2017

Cash From Operating Activities

244.1m

Purchases of PP&E

(272.7m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(226.3m)

Short-term Borrowings

69.6m
EURY, 2017

EV/EBIT

11.1 x

EV/CFO

14.4 x

Revenue/Employee

137.7k

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.8 x
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Bekaert Revenue Breakdown

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Bekaert revenue breakdown by business segment: 31.1% from EMEA, 27.9% from Asia Pacific, 11.1% from Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group, 13.5% from North America and 16.4% from Latin America

Bekaert revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.6% from Belgium, 8.3% from Chile, 20.4% from China, 15.3% from USA, 8.4% from Slovakia and 39.0% from Other Countries

Bekaert Online and Social Media Presence

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Bekaert News and Updates

Gasoline Particulate Filter For Passenger Cars Market By Top Players Including Tenneco, Faurecia, Bekaert, Corning, Katcon and Forecast To 2023

This Gasoline Particulate Filter for Passenger Cars market study provides comprehensive data which enhances the understanding, scope and application of this report.The Top Players Including Tenneco, Faurecia, Bekaert, Corning, Katcon. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Tire Reinforcement Materials: Global Markets to 2023 with Bekaert, Michelin, Hyosung, Toray Industries Inc., Kordsa Global and DuPont Dominating

DUBLIN, Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Tire Reinforcement Materials: Global Markets to 2023" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report forecasts the size of the market in current U.S. dollars for tire reinforcement materials in value terms for each...

Crash Barrier Systems 2018 Global Market Key Players – Tata Steel Limited, Nv Bekaert Sa, Valmont Industries, Inc, Trinity Industries, Inc – Analysis and Forecast to 2022

WiseGuyRerports.com Presents “Global Crash Barrier Systems Market Report 2018” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Sanford Heisler Sharp Wins $1.25 Million Jury Award For Former Columbia University Professor, Enrichetta Ravina -- Jury Finds Renowned Business School Professor Geert Bekaert And Columbia Guilty Of Retaliation

NEW YORK, July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Jurors in the Ravina v. Columbia University civil suit awarded former Columbia University Business School Professor Enrichetta Ravina $750,000 in compensatory damages and $500,000 in punitive damages today in U.S. District Court for the Southern...

Fencing Industry Development Trends, Competitive Analysis and Key Manufacturers Report 2018

“Global Fencing Market Survey and Trend Research 2018” newly adds in Researchformarkets.com database. This report covers leading key company profiles with information such as business overview, regional analysis, consumption, revenue and specification. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter…

Innovative Report on Electrically Conductive Textiles Market to Remarkable Growth Forecast by 2023: Adoption Trends, Organization Size, Competitive Strategies, Market Drivers and Top Key Players like Bekaert, Laird, Seiren, 3M, Toray, Emei group, Metalin

The demand for conductive textiles is witnessing an increase as it is evolving as a smart and intelligent garment which can not only conduct and store energy but also communicate. The growing popularity of conductive textiles, considering its inherent distinct advantages, is likely to propel the dem…
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Bekaert Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bekaert founded?

    Bekaert was founded in 1880.

  • Who are Bekaert key executives?

    Bekaert's key executives are Bert de Graeve and Matthew Taylor.

  • How many employees does Bekaert have?

    Bekaert has 30,000 employees.

  • What is Bekaert revenue?

    Latest Bekaert annual revenue is €4.1 b.

  • What is Bekaert revenue per employee?

    Latest Bekaert revenue per employee is €136.6 k.

  • Who are Bekaert competitors?

    Competitors of Bekaert include TimkenSteel, Rio Tinto and Nucor.

  • Where is Bekaert headquarters?

    Bekaert headquarters is located at Bekaertstraat 2, Zwevegem.

  • Where are Bekaert offices?

    Bekaert has offices in Zwevegem, Brussels, Deerlijk, Ingelmunster and in 48 other locations.

  • How many offices does Bekaert have?

    Bekaert has 68 offices.