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Essity is a company providing personal care, consumer tissue, and professional hygiene products. The personal care offering is comprised of incontinence products, baby care, feminine care, and medical solutions. The consumer tissue offering includes toilet paper, household towels, handkerchiefs, facial tissues, wet wipes, and napkins. The professional hygiene product range comprises toilet paper, paper hand towels, napkins, hand soap, and dispensers. Essity's major brands include:

TypePublic
Founded2017
HQStockholm, SE
Websiteessity.com
Employee Ratings4.2
Overall CultureF

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2021)46,000
Job Openings612
Revenue (FY, 2019)KR129 B(+9%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)KR289.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Essity

Magnus Groth

Magnus Groth

President and CEO
Joséphine Edwall-Björklund

Joséphine Edwall-Björklund

Senior Vice President, Group Function Communications
Pablo Fuentes

Pablo Fuentes

President, Latin America
Donato Giorgio

Donato Giorgio

President, Global Manufacturing
Ulrika Kolsrud

Ulrika Kolsrud

President, Health and Medical Solutions
Don Lewis

Don Lewis

President, Professional Hygiene
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Essity Office Locations

Essity has offices in Stockholm, Falkenberg, Lilla Edet, Mölndal and in 87 other locations
Stockholm, SE (HQ)
Klarabergsviadukten 63
Falkenberg, SE
Porsevägen 45
Lilla Edet, SE
Emil Haegers v 21
Mölndal, SE
Mölndals bro
Mölnlycke, SE
Fabriksvägen 1
Pernitz, AT
Papierfabrik Ortmann, Hauptstraße 1
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Essity Financials and Metrics

Essity Revenue

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Essity's revenue was reported to be kr128.98 b in FY, 2019 which is a 8.8% increase from the previous period.
SEK

Revenue (Q1, 2020)

33.7b

Gross profit (Q1, 2020)

11.0b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2020), %

32.8%

Net income (Q1, 2020)

3.6b

EBITDA (Q1, 2020)

5.3b

EBIT (Q1, 2020)

5.1b

Market capitalization (4-Jun-2021)

203.1b

Closing stock price (4-Jun-2021)

289.1

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

5.4b

EV

252.3b
Essity's current market capitalization is kr203.1 b.
Annual
SEKFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

109.3b118.5b129.0b

Revenue growth, %

8%9%

Cost of goods sold

76.9b85.1b90.9b

Gross profit

32.4b33.4b38.1b
Quarterly
SEKQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Revenue

25.3b28.2b27.2b28.0b29.7b29.6b30.7b32.1b32.6b33.7b

Cost of goods sold

18.1b19.7b18.9b20.0b21.1b21.4b22.3b22.8b22.8b22.7b

Gross profit

7.2b8.5b8.2b8.1b8.6b8.2b8.3b9.3b9.8b11.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

29%30%30%29%29%28%27%29%30%33%
Annual
SEKFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

4.1b3.0b2.9b

Accounts Receivable

17.6b18.7b19.9b

Inventories

13.7b15.2b15.8b

Current Assets

39.9b42.1b42.0b
Quarterly
SEKQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Cash

30.6b4.7b4.4b5.4b3.7b3.1b3.6b3.6b4.2b5.4b

Accounts Receivable

15.6b17.4b17.0b19.2b19.5b19.3b20.6b20.3b20.8b23.6b

Inventories

11.5b13.1b13.2b14.8b15.6b15.7b16.5b16.2b16.6b15.6b

Current Assets

64.0b39.8b38.9b44.2b43.3b42.0b45.0b44.3b45.5b48.9b
Annual
SEKFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

8.8b8.6b10.2b

Inventories

(1.7b)(1.0b)(194.0m)

Accounts Payable

(559.0m)390.0m2.5b

Cash From Operating Activities

12.7b13.2b19.4b
Quarterly
SEKQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020

Net Income

1.7b3.5b5.7b1.7b3.9b4.9b1.9b4.4b7.2b3.6b

Inventories

(606.0m)(1.0b)(1.5b)(445.0m)(958.0m)(1.4b)(671.0m)(437.0m)(611.0m)575.0m

Accounts Payable

12.0m298.0m(1.0b)(149.0m)254.0m751.0m921.0m230.0m1.4b1.5b

Cash From Operating Activities

2.9b5.1b8.8b2.4b4.8b8.5b3.9b8.1b13.6b4.0b
SEKQ1, 2017

Debt/Equity

1.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Essity Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019Jun, 2020

Patents Issued

457

Countries

150150150

Manufacturing Facilities

909090

Manufacturing Facilities (Personal Care)

3736
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Essity Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NovioscanApril 01, 2020
SensassureJanuary 30, 2016
Essity Försäkringsaktiebolag
Essity Group Holding BV
Essity Italy S.p.A
Essity TC AB
Fastighets- och Bostadsaktiebolaget FOBOF

Essity Revenue Breakdown

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Essity revenue breakdown by business segment: 23.8% from Professional Hygiene, 38.7% from Consumer Tissue and 37.5% from Personal Care

Essity revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 16.3% from Asia, 12.9% from Latin America, 14.2% from North America, 54.8% from Europe and 1.8% from Other

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Essity Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

87/100

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Essity Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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Essity Online and Social Media Presence

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Essity Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    39/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    50/100

  • Compensation

    F

    10/100

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Essity News and Updates

Essity acquires remaining shares in ABIGO Medical AB

STOCKHOLM, April 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hygiene and health company Essity has signed an agreement today to acquire the remaining 25% of the shares in the Swedish medical solutions company ABIGO Medical AB. Essity acquired 75% of ABIGO Medical in February 2020. Following the acquisition,...

Essity announces price increases

STOCKHOLM, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hygiene and health company Essity is announcing price increases in Consumer Tissue as a result of higher raw material costs. The price increases are announced in Essity's key markets and the percentage increases are on average in the mid-to-high...

Essity launches menstrual cup in the Nordics under its Libresse brand

STOCKHOLM, March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hygiene and health company Essity is continuing to expand its range toward more sustainable products through the launch of Libresse® V-Cup, a reusable menstrual cup, in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. Libresse® V-Cup is a compliment to the...

Essity publishes its Annual and Sustainability Report for 2020

STOCKHOLM, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hygiene and health company Essity has today published its Annual and Sustainability Report for 2020 on www.essity.com. "During 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had a major impact on people and the global economy. Essity has had three priorities: care...

Essity ranked as one of the most sustainable companies in the world

STOCKHOLM, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hygiene and health company Essity has been recognized as one of the world's 100 most sustainable companies by Corporate Knights. The list was announced virtually today during the World Economic Forum. The Global 100 list represents the top 1% of...

Essity launches absorbent underwear for menstruation and incontinence

STOCKHOLM, Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Hygiene and health company Essity is launching new ranges of washable absorbent underwear within its feminine care and incontinence products categories. The underwear offers invisible protection for up to eight hours, providing users with a more...
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Essity Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Essity founded?

    Essity was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Essity key executives?

    Essity's key executives are Magnus Groth, Joséphine Edwall-Björklund and Pablo Fuentes.

  • How many employees does Essity have?

    Essity has 46,000 employees.

  • What is Essity revenue?

    Latest Essity annual revenue is kr129 b.

  • What is Essity revenue per employee?

    Latest Essity revenue per employee is kr2.8 m.

  • Who are Essity competitors?

    Competitors of Essity include Kimberly-Clark, Unilever and Procter & Gamble.

  • Where is Essity headquarters?

    Essity headquarters is located at Klarabergsviadukten 63 , Stockholm.

  • Where are Essity offices?

    Essity has offices in Stockholm, Falkenberg, Lilla Edet, Mölndal and in 87 other locations.

  • How many offices does Essity have?

    Essity has 95 offices.