Continental

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Continental Automotive Grundstücksgesellschaft is an automotive manufacturing company that specializes in parts for the automotive and transportation industries. It operates through three divisions: Automotive Technologies, Rubber Technologies, and Powertrain Technologies. The Automotive Technologies division provides driver assistance systems, hydraulic brake systems, passive safety and sensorics, vehicle dynamics, as well as commercial vehicles and services, connected car networking solutions, and human-machine interfaces. The Rubber Technologies division offers commercial vehicle tires, original equipment passenger and light truck tires (PLT), replacement PLT, two-wheel tires, air spring systems, conveying solutions, industrial fluid and surface solutions, mobile fluid systems, and vibration control services. The Powertrain Technologies division provides electronic controls, electrification technology, and sensing and actuation solutions.
TypePublic
Founded1871
HQHannover, DE
Websitecontinental.com
Overall CultureB-

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2022)192,396
Job Openings3,763
Revenue (FY, 2021)€38.2 B(+2%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)€66.9(-3%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at Continental

Nikolai Setzer

Nikolai Setzer

Chairman of the Executive Board Chairman of the Automotive Board
Christiane Benner

Christiane Benner

Member of the Supervisory Board
Katja Dürrfeld

Katja Dürrfeld

Member of the Executive Board
Stefan E. Buchner

Stefan E. Buchner

Member of the Supervisory Board
Philip Nelles

Philip Nelles

Member of the Executive Board
Michael Iglhaut

Michael Iglhaut

Member of the Supervisory Board
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Continental Office Locations

Continental has offices in Hannover, Aachen, Alzenau, Anklam and in 127 other locations
Hannover, DE (HQ)
9 Vahrenwalder Str.
Aachen, DE
Philipsstraße 15
Alzenau, DE
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 9
Anklam, DE
Lilienthalring
Babenhausen, DE
VDO-Straße 1
Bebra, DE
Robert-Bunsen-Straße 17
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Continental Financials and Metrics

Continental Revenue

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Continental's revenue was reported to be €38.2 b in FY, 2021
EUR

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

9.3b

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

3.0b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

32%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

254.2m

EBITDA (Q1, 2022)

932.3m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

375.3m

Market capitalization (2-Aug-2022)

13.4b

Closing stock price (2-Aug-2022)

66.9

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

2.3b

EV

17.7b
Continental's current market capitalization is €13.4 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

44.4b44.5b37.7b38.2b

Cost of goods sold

(31.1b)(31.2b)(26.3b)(23.6b)

Gross profit

15.0b14.9b13.1b16.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

34%34%35%44%
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

11.0b11.3b11.1b9.8b6.7b10.3b8.6b8.4b8.0b9.3b

Cost of goods sold

(7.7b)(7.8b)(5.4b)(6.9b)(5.0b)(6.2b)(5.7b)(5.7b)(5.7b)(6.7b)

Gross profit

3.7b3.9b6.0b3.5b2.0b4.4b3.2b3.0b2.8b3.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

33%34%54%36%30%43%37%36%35%32%
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

2.8b3.3b2.9b2.3b

Accounts Receivable

7.6b7.7b7.4b7.1b

Prepaid Expenses

400.1m443.8m432.3m502.1m

Inventories

4.5b4.7b4.2b5.0b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

1.8b1.8b2.0b2.5b2.5b2.5b2.9b2.2b2.3b2.3b

Accounts Receivable

8.6b8.4b8.7b7.2b6.5b8.0b6.5b6.1b7.2b7.8b

Prepaid Expenses

254.7m377.3m287.7m265.5m322.4m239.5m203.3m219.0m297.8m304.6m

Inventories

4.9b4.9b5.0b5.2b4.8b4.4b4.1b4.5b4.9b5.6b
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

3.0b(1.2b)(918.8m)1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2b5.2b3.8b2.4b

Inventories

(358.4m)(49.1m)205.6m(1.4b)

Accounts Payable

456.7m(544.7m)(925.0m)941.4m
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

587.4m1.1b(895.6m)292.6m(445.1m)(1.1b)452.5m1.0b1.3b254.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

650.4m1.4b4.4b724.1m1.4b2.8b683.1m1.3b1.8b557.0m

Inventories

(284.3m)(355.6m)(397.1m)(586.9m)(293.6m)40.8m(466.0m)(954.9m)(1.4b)(474.3m)

Accounts Payable

(464.9m)(670.1m)(792.3m)(298.3m)(2.4b)(846.8m)327.9m312.1m530.5m559.8m
EURFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

182.5k

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Continental Operating Metrics

FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Business Units

2321

Countries

595858

Franchises

5 k5.2 k

Sales Outlets

955944

Continental Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Merlett GroupJuly 01, 2019
DRUSTJune 18, 2019
Kathrein AutomotiveFebruary 04, 2019
Advanced Imaging TechnologiesNovember 13, 2017
OTA keysSeptember 21, 2017
ParkpocketSeptember 13, 2017
Quantum InventionsJuly 07, 2017
ZonarOctober 04, 2016€280 m
Advanced Scientific ConceptsMarch 16, 2016
ElektrobitMay 19, 2015€600 m
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Continental Revenue Breakdown

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Continental revenue breakdown by business segment: 34.7% from TIRES, 17.3% from CONTITECH, 21.9% from CHASSIS & SAFETY, 23.4% from VEHICLE NETWORKING AND INFORMATION and 2.6% from Other

Continental revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 17.4% from GERMANY, 25.3% from ALL OF NORTH AMERICA, 31.4% from REST OF EUROPE, 21.7% from ASIA and 4.2% from Other

Continental Cybersecurity Score

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C

73/100

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Continental Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Continental Online and Social Media Presence

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Continental Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B-

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    A

    76/100

  • Compensation

    B

    72/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    67/100

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Continental News and Updates

Continental Reports Strong Tire Business in the First Quarter

Recently, the DAX-listed company concluded a development agreement with Pyrum Innovations, a specialist in scrap tire pyrolysis, to further optimize and expand the recycling of scrap tires. In the medium term, for example, the aim is to obtain particularly high-quality industrial carbon black for Co…

Inside Continental Resources’ $250 Million Foray into Carbon Capture

The Williston Basin has the ideal properties for long-term carbon storage, Continental Resources Founder Harold Hamm told Hart Energy at an event in Fargo, N.D. announcing the shale producer’s first carbon capture project.

Winner of Continental Challenge for Polymer Recycling Solutions Crowned

Hanover, Germany, December 16, 2021. Continental is proud to announce the winner of the second Continental Challenge for sustainable material solutions: Low Sulphur Fuels (LSF), a young enterprise based in Amersham (UK), prevailed over more than 50 participants from across the world. Jury president …

Continental Appoints New Replacement Tire Heads for Asia and Europe

Continental will start the new business year on January 1, 2022 with new heads of its passenger car and truck tire replacement business in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) and APAC (Asia-Pacific) regions.

Katja Dürrfeld Named New Chief Financial Officer

At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Continental AG appointed Katja Dürrfeld (49) as new chief financial officer with effect from December 14, 2021. She is responsible for Group Finance and Controlling as well as Group Information Technology. As announced at the end of September, she will …

Continental Commits to Sustainability in Natural Rubber Supply Chain on Digital Trading Platform HeveaConnect

With immediate effect, the premium tire manufacturer Continental will handle part of its purchasing of natural rubber through a digital trading platform designed to ensure greater transparency and sustainability in the natural rubber supply chain.
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Continental Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Continental founded?

    Continental was founded in 1871.

  • Who are Continental key executives?

    Continental's key executives are Nikolai Setzer, Christiane Benner and Katja Dürrfeld.

  • How many employees does Continental have?

    Continental has 192,396 employees.

  • What is Continental revenue?

    Latest Continental annual revenue is €38.2 b.

  • What is Continental revenue per employee?

    Latest Continental revenue per employee is €198.5 k.

  • Who are Continental competitors?

    Competitors of Continental include Valeo, Changan Automobile and Bosch.

  • Where is Continental headquarters?

    Continental headquarters is located at 9 Vahrenwalder Str., Hannover.

  • Where are Continental offices?

    Continental has offices in Hannover, Aachen, Alzenau, Anklam and in 127 other locations.

  • How many offices does Continental have?

    Continental has 152 offices.