DFDS

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DFDS provides passenger and freight shipping services, and offers shipping related logistics solutions. The Company focuses on two business divisions: DFDS Tor Line operates roro liner traffic in the North Sea, and DFDS Seaways runs overnight cruise ferries between cities in Northern Europe. DFDS sells to customers with large shipping requirements and to car traveling tourists.

TypePublic
Founded1866
HQKøbenhavn, DK
Websitedfds.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2022)8,874(+5%)
Revenue (FY, 2021)KR17.9 B(+28%)
Share Price (Jul 2022)KR246.8
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
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Key People/Management at DFDS

Selçuk Boztepe

Selçuk Boztepe

SVP
Hans Henrik Pedersen

Hans Henrik Pedersen

CFO
Anders Refsgaard

Anders Refsgaard

VP
Niels Smedegaard

Niels Smedegaard

President, CEO
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DFDS Office Locations

DFDS has offices in København, Gent, Kotka, Boulogne-sur-Mer and in 16 other locations
København, DK (HQ)
11 Sundkrogsgade
Gent, BE
Philips Landsbergiuslaan 11, Havennummer 2170
Kotka, FI
11 Valajantie
Boulogne-sur-Mer, FR
Rue Alexandre Adam
Hamburg, DE
31 Blohmstraße
Gyula, HU
17 Városház u.
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DFDS Financials and Metrics

DFDS Revenue

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DFDS's revenue was reported to be kr17.87 b in FY, 2021
DKK

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

5.7b

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

5.7b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

100%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

115.0m

EBITDA (Q1, 2022)

819.0m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

212.0m

Market capitalization (26-Jul-2022)

14.2b

Closing stock price (26-Jul-2022)

246.8

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

882.0m

EV

28.9b
DFDS's current market capitalization is kr14.2 b.
Annual
DKKFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

15.7b16.6b14.0b17.9b

Gross profit

15.7b16.6b14.1b18.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

100%100%101%101%
Quarterly
DKKQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

3.9b4.2b4.5b3.8b2.8b3.6b3.8b4.2b4.4b5.7b

Gross profit

3.9b4.2b4.5b3.8b2.8b3.6b3.8b4.2b4.4b5.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

100%100%100%100%102%100%100%100%101%100%
Annual
DKKFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

760.7m840.0m1.3b902.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.0b2.3b1.9b2.7b

Prepaid Expenses

379.5m367.0m336.0m352.0m

Inventories

270.0m219.0m169.0m269.0m
Quarterly
DKKQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

506.4m416.0m466.0m280.0m598.0m735.0m1.5b1.7b1.4b882.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.4b2.5b2.5b2.5b1.8b1.9b2.4b2.6b2.7b3.3b

Prepaid Expenses

275.1m323.0m388.0m390.0m310.0m286.0m346.0m343.0m325.0m329.0m

Inventories

208.4m206.0m202.0m167.0m162.0m155.0m201.0m216.0m253.0m348.0m
Annual
DKKFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

3.0b3.6b2.7b3.4b

Inventories

(9.7m)(22.0m)34.0m(91.0m)
Quarterly
DKKQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

677.2m1.7b3.5b610.0m1.1b2.6b750.0m1.6b3.2b822.0m
DKKFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

2.1m

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

2.4 x
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DFDS Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
U.N. Ro-Ro Isletmeleri A.S.April 12, 2018€950 m

DFDS Revenue Breakdown

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DFDS revenue breakdown by business segment: 39.6% from LOGISTICS DIVISION, 60.3% from FERRY DIVISION and 0.1% from Other

DFDS revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.6% from THE ENGLISH CHANNEL, 17.7% from THE CONTINENT, 8.9% from UK/IRELAND, 16.6% from MEDITERRANEAN, 13.0% from NORDIC, 21.5% from NORTH SEA, 7.6% from BALTIC SEA and 0.1% from Other

DFDS Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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DFDS Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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DFDS Online and Social Media Presence

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DFDS Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    75/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    87/100

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DFDS News and Updates

DFDS Expands Irish Logistics Network

To further expand and develop our European logistics offering, DFDS has acquired 100% of the share capital of Lucey Transport Logistics Ltd based in Dublin, Ireland.

DFDS Appoints New Head of Ferry Division

Mathieu Girardin has been appointed Head of Ferry Division, EVP, and member of the Executive Management Team (EMT). He will join DFDS in October 2022.

Election of Staff Representatives to DFDS A/S Board of Directors

Direct staff elections have been held for DFDS A/S Board of Directors. Lars Skjold-Hansen, Captain, Flandria Seaways, was re-elected and Marianne Henriksen, General Office Manager, Crown Seaways, was elected as staff representatives on the Board.

INDKALDELSE TIL DFDS A/S ORDINÆRE GENERALFORSAMLING 2021

Selskabsmeddelelse nr. 09 - 24. februar 2022

NOTICE CONVENING THE 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF DFDS A/S

Company announcement no. 09 - 24 February 2022

DFDS Annual Report 2021

Company announcement no. 8 - 24 February 2022
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DFDS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DFDS founded?

    DFDS was founded in 1866.

  • Who are DFDS key executives?

    DFDS's key executives are Selçuk Boztepe, Hans Henrik Pedersen and Anders Refsgaard.

  • How many employees does DFDS have?

    DFDS has 8,874 employees.

  • What is DFDS revenue?

    Latest DFDS annual revenue is kr17.9 b.

  • What is DFDS revenue per employee?

    Latest DFDS revenue per employee is kr2 m.

  • Who are DFDS competitors?

    Competitors of DFDS include China Shipping Terminal Development, Peel Ports Group and Tuscor Lloyds.

  • Where is DFDS headquarters?

    DFDS headquarters is located at 11 Sundkrogsgade, København.

  • Where are DFDS offices?

    DFDS has offices in København, Gent, Kotka, Boulogne-sur-Mer and in 16 other locations.

  • How many offices does DFDS have?

    DFDS has 20 offices.