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Eskom is a company that supplies the electricity. It generates, transmits and distributes electricity to industrial, mining, commercial, agricultural and residential customers and redistributors.

TypePrivate
Founded1923
HQSandton, ZA
Websiteeskom.co.za
Employee Ratings3.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)34,785
Revenue (FY, 2020)R199.5 B(+11%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Eskom

Malegapuru Makgoba

Malegapuru Makgoba

Chairman
André de Ruyter

André de Ruyter

Group Chief Executive
Calib Cassim

Calib Cassim

Chief Financial Officer
Pulane Molokwane

Pulane Molokwane

Board Member
Banothile Makhubela

Banothile Makhubela

Board Member
Nelisiwe Magubane

Nelisiwe Magubane

Board Member
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Eskom Office Locations

Eskom has an office in Sandton
Sandton, ZA (HQ)
Megawatt Park Maxwell Drive Sunninghill
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Eskom Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1923

Eskom latest funding size

$1.4 b

Eskom investors

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Eskom Revenue

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Eskom's revenue was reported to be R199.47 b in FY, 2020 which is a 10.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2020)

199.5b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

10.9%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

87.3b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

43.8%

Net income (FY, 2020)

(20.5b)

EBITDA (FY, 2020)

37.0b

EBIT (FY, 2020)

4.6b

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

23.0b
ZARFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

177.4b179.9b199.5b

Revenue growth, %

1%11%

Cost of goods sold

85.2b99.5b112.1b

Gross profit

92.2b80.4b87.3b
ZARFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

15.8b2.0b23.0b

Accounts Receivable

19.3b19.9b20.8b

Inventories

24.3b26.5b33.6b

Current Assets

72.1b64.0b116.4b
ZARFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

(2.3b)(20.7b)(20.5b)

Depreciation and Amortization

23.1b29.8b27.8b

Inventories

747.0m(496.0m)(4.9b)

Accounts Payable

(46.0m)4.1b2.2b
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Debt/Equity

2.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

4.3 x
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Eskom Revenue Breakdown

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Eskom revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 93.9% from South Africa and 6.1% from Foreign countries

Eskom Cybersecurity Score

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A

93/100

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Eskom Online and Social Media Presence

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Eskom News and Updates

Eskom Needs $10 Billion to Repurpose Most Coal Plants by 2050

Eskom Needs $10 Billion to Repurpose Most Coal Plants by 2050

South African Labor Union Slams Eskom Over 1.5% Pay Increase

South African Labor Union Slams Eskom Over 1.5% Pay Increase

Eskom Finances Imperiled by False Racism Claim, Probe Finds

Probe Clears Eskom CEO De Ruyter of Racism Allegations

South Africa’s Eskom Extends Power Cuts to Friday as Plants Fail

South Africa’s Eskom Extends Power Cuts to Friday as Plants Fail

Eskom Should Not Probe CEO Over Racism Allegation, Advocate Says

Eskom Should Not Probe CEO Over Racism Allegation, Advocate Says

South Africa’s Eskom Slashes Debt by a Fifth; Bonds Rally

South Africa’s Eskom Slashes Debt by a Fifth; Bonds Rally
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Eskom Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Eskom founded?

    Eskom was founded in 1923.

  • Who are Eskom key executives?

    Eskom's key executives are Malegapuru Makgoba, André de Ruyter and Calib Cassim.

  • How many employees does Eskom have?

    Eskom has 34,785 employees.

  • What is Eskom revenue?

    Latest Eskom annual revenue is R199.5 b.

  • What is Eskom revenue per employee?

    Latest Eskom revenue per employee is R5.7 m.

  • Who are Eskom competitors?

    Competitors of Eskom include FirstEnergy, Direct Energy and Entergy.

  • Where is Eskom headquarters?

    Eskom headquarters is located at Megawatt Park Maxwell Drive Sunninghill, Sandton.

  • Where are Eskom offices?

    Eskom has an office in Sandton.

  • How many offices does Eskom have?

    Eskom has 1 office.