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BYD is a high-tech company that specializes in zero-emission energy solutions. It manufactures solar panels and LED lighting systems, rechargeable batteries, electronics as well as electric buses and vehicles.

TypePublic
Founded1995
HQShenzhen, CN
Websitebyd.com
Employee Ratings2.8

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)229,154(+5%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)¥121.8 B
Share Price (Jan 2021)$244 (+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at BYD

Wang Chuan-fu

Wang Chuan-fu

Executive Director
Lv Xiang-yang

Lv Xiang-yang

Non-executive Directors
Xia Zuo-quan

Xia Zuo-quan

Non-executive Directors
Wang Zi-dong

Wang Zi-dong

Independent Non-executive Directors
Zou Fei

Zou Fei

Independent Non-executive Directors
Zhang Ran

Zhang Ran

Independent Non-executive Directors
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BYD Office Locations

BYD has offices in Shenzhen, Lancaster, Los Angeles, Lane Cove West and in 14 other locations
Shenzhen, CN (HQ)
Pingshan Residential District, Pingshan
Lane Cove West, AU
11/9-11 Chaplin Dr
Campinas, BR
Av. Antônio Boscato, 230 - Terminal Intermodal de Cargas (Tic)
Providencia, CL
Miguel Claro 195, Off 903
Bogotá, CO
Autopista Nte. & Cl. 123
Quito, EC
Edificio Mansión Blanca, Av República de El Salvador 1082
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BYD Financials and Metrics

BYD Revenue

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BYD's revenue was reported to be ¥121.78 b in FY, 2019
CNY

Revenue (FY, 2019)

121.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

0%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

18.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

14.8%

Net income (FY, 2019)

2.1b

Market capitalization (20-Jan-2021)

732.2b

Closing stock price (20-Jan-2021)

244.0

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

11.7b

EV

797.3b
BYD's current market capitalization is $732.2 b.
Annual
CNYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

102.7b121.8b121.8b

Revenue growth, %

19%0%

Cost of goods sold

84.7b103.7b103.7b

Gross profit

17.9b18.1b18.1b
Half Year
CNYH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

43.8b52.2b59.2b

Cost of goods sold

35.6b44.9b50.0b

Gross profit

8.2b7.3b9.2b

Gross profit Margin, %

19%14%16%
Annual
CNYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

8.9b11.2b11.7b

Accounts Receivable

53.3b44.2b40.1b

Inventories

19.9b26.3b25.6b

Current Assets

102.8b115.4b107.0b
Half Year
CNYH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

8.3b10.0b9.7b

Accounts Receivable

48.8b51.5b47.7b

Inventories

18.1b25.0b28.0b

Current Assets

83.3b112.1b114.4b
Annual
CNYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

7.0b9.3b9.8b

Inventories

(2.7b)(6.6b)284.0m

Accounts Payable

4.2b6.0b(9.9b)

Cash From Operating Activities

6.4b12.5b14.7b
Half Year
CNYH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

3.1b4.4b4.9b

Inventories

(989.9m)(5.2b)(1.8b)

Accounts Payable

(6.0b)(914.1m)(9.3b)

Cash From Operating Activities

(3.5b)(1.6b)(2.1b)
CNYH1, 2017

Revenue/Employee

229.4k

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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BYD Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Patent Applications (China)

18.02 k20.67 k23.18 k

Patent Applications (Foreign)

2.88 k3.45 k4.02 k

Patents Issued (China)

12.26 k13.66 k15.50 k

Patents Issued (Foreign)

1.73 k2.27 k2.73 k
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BYD Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Xi'an Tsinchuan Auto Co. LtdJanuary 22, 2003
BYD Auto Co., Ltd.
BYD Auto Industry Co., Ltd.
BYD Auto Sales Co., Ltd.
BYD Electronic (International) Co., Ltd.
BYD (Huizhou) Co., Ltd.
BYD Lithium Batteries Co., Ltd.
BYD Precision Manufacture Co., Ltd.
BYD (Shangluo) Industrial Co., Ltd.
Changsha BYD Auto Co., Ltd.
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BYD Revenue Breakdown

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BYD revenue breakdown by business segment: 8.0% from Rechargeable Batteries and Photovoltaic Products, 43.1% from Mobile Handset Components and Assembly Service and 48.9% from Automobiles and Related Products

BYD revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 84.0% from PRC (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan), 7.5% from Asia Pacific (excluding PRC), 5.2% from Others and 3.3% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

BYD's employees are reported to be approximately 33% female and 67% male.
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BYD Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

59/100

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BYD Online and Social Media Presence

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BYD News and Updates

Electric Car Maker BYD Seeks Up to $3.6 Billion in Placement

Electric Car Maker BYD Seeks Up to $3.6 Billion in Placement

BYD Zimbabwe Starts Delivering EVs To Customers

The transition to electromobility is happening a lot faster than a lot of people think. The EV scene in Europe is red hot right now after an awesome 2020. The UK’s plugin electric vehicle market hit new highs in December 2020, at 23.4% market share, up from 6.6% in December 2019. The Tesla Model 3 […

LIZHI INC. Launches Audio Product on Vehicle Network-linked Intelligent System BYD DiLink

LIZHI INC. (“LIZHI” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LIZI), an online UGC audio community and interactive audio entertainment platform in China, today announced that it is partnering with BYD DiLink to integrate its in-car audio product in BYD’s DiLink intelligent system

Ideanomics shares soar 17.6% premarket on news of order for 2,000 units of its BYD D1 electric ride-hailing vehicle

Ideanomics said Monday its Mobile Energy Global unit and contractor Qingdao Chengyang Medici have signed an agreement with Meihao Chuxing, a joint venture between China's BYD and Didi, to purchase an initial 2,000 units of its model BYD D1 electric vehicle

BYD Wins Another Order for 406 Electric Buses in Colombia

BYD has won a large order to deliver another 406 pure electric buses to the Colombian capital of Bogota, coming shortly after a previous announcement on December 17 of the delivery of the 470 pure electric buses to the city

BYD's EV Battery Recycling Goes Global with Itochu

Chinese automaker's used power packs to equip solar farms and factories
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BYD Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was BYD founded?

    BYD was founded in 1995.

  • Who are BYD key executives?

    BYD's key executives are Wang Chuan-fu, Lv Xiang-yang and Xia Zuo-quan.

  • How many employees does BYD have?

    BYD has 229,154 employees.

  • What is BYD revenue?

    Latest BYD annual revenue is ¥121.8 b.

  • What is BYD revenue per employee?

    Latest BYD revenue per employee is ¥531.4 k.

  • Who are BYD competitors?

    Competitors of BYD include GCL System Integration Technology, Shinsung E&G and Tesla.

  • Where is BYD headquarters?

    BYD headquarters is located at Pingshan Residential District, Pingshan, Shenzhen.

  • Where are BYD offices?

    BYD has offices in Shenzhen, Lancaster, Los Angeles, Lane Cove West and in 14 other locations.

  • How many offices does BYD have?

    BYD has 18 offices.