Driven by our strong entrepreneurial culture, CFAO owes its success to its in-depth knowledge of the markets, its experience and the outstanding performance of its employees.
With its diversified geographic and sectoral profile, the Group is particularly well-equipped to serve the African market, allowing it to enjoy lasting, sustained growth.

Type
Public
HQ
Sèvres, FR
Founded
1887
Size (employees)
12,374 (est)
CFAO was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Sèvres, FR

CFAO Office Locations

CFAO has an office in Sèvres
Sèvres, FR (HQ)
18 Rue Troyon

CFAO Data and Metrics

CFAO Financial Metrics

CFAO's revenue was reported to be €3.4 b in FY, 2015 which is a 4% decrease from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2015)

3.4 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

(4%)

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

854.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

25%

Net income (FY, 2015)

145.6 m

EBIT (FY, 2015)

279 m

Market capitalization (29-Dec-2016)

2.4 b

Closing share price (29-Dec-2016)

37.5

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

201.7 m

EV

2.9 b
CFAO's current market capitalization is €2.4 b.
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

3.6 b3.6 b3.4 b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)(4%)

Cost of goods sold

2.8 b2.7 b2.6 b

Gross profit

813.2 m842.9 m854.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %

22%24%25%

EBIT

267.1 m266.4 m279 m

EBIT margin, %

7%7%8%

Pre tax profit

225.9 m224.9 m321.5 m

Net Income

144.4 m149.6 m145.6 m
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash

211.5 m202.3 m201.7 m

Accounts Receivable

553.5 m561.4 m538.6 m

Inventories

900.4 m899.3 m892.1 m

Current Assets

1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b

PP&E

392.9 m444.7 m521.1 m

Goodwill

199.5 m208.5 m212.2 m

Total Assets

2.6 b2.7 b2.8 b

Accounts Payable

619.9 m573.9 m528.4 m

Total Debt

615 m634.8 m741.8 m

Current Liabilities

1.6 b1.6 b1.5 b

Non-Current Liabilities

153.8 m151.8 m269.8 m

Common Stock

10.3 m10.5 m10.5 m

Total Equity

853.9 m953.8 m1 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.7 x0.7 x0.7 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.2 x0.2 x0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3 x2.8 x2.7 x
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

144.4 m149.6 m145.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

214.2 m203.9 m195.2 m

Purchases of PP&E

(88.6 m)(109 m)(148.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(105 m)(126.8 m)(162.9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(160.5 m)(114.8 m)(37.8 m)
Y, 2015

EV/EBIT

10.4 x

EV/CFO

14.8 x

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x

CFAO Operating Metrics

FY, 2015

Countries

41

CFAO Revenue Breakdown

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