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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 Ratings3.9

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)45,980(-3%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)KR129 B(+9%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)KR264.3
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Essity

Magnus Groth

Magnus Groth

President and CEO
Fredrik Rystedt

Fredrik Rystedt

CFO and Executive Vice President
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
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Essity Office Locations

Essity has offices in Stockholm, Falkenberg, Lilla Edet, Mölndal and in 88 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
Hauptstraße 1a
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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 (8-Jan-2021)

186.2b

Closing stock price (8-Jan-2021)

264.3

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

5.4b

EV

235.4b
Essity's current market capitalization is kr186.2 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

150 150 150

Manufacturing Facilities

90 90 90

Manufacturing Facilities (Personal Care)

37 36
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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

88/100

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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 News and Updates

Essity announces proposal to increase ownership in Asaleo Care Limited

STOCKHOLM, Dec. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Essity Aktiebolag (publ) ("Essity") today announced that Essity has made a non-binding indicative proposal to the Board of the hygiene company Asaleo Care Limited ("Asaleo") for the acquisition of additional shares in Asaleo for a consideration of...

Essity recognized by CDP with prestigious 'A' score for sustainability

STOCKHOLM, Dec. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hygiene and health company Essity has been recognized for its leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious `A List' for tackling deforestation. Essity is one of a very small...

Essity contributes to increased handwashing awareness

STOCKHOLM, Dec. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hygiene and health company Essity is strengthening their dedication to the Global Handwashing Partnership, as a strategic partner. The Global Handwashing Partnership was established in 2001. The Global Handwashing Partnership is a coalition of...

Asia Pacific Adult Diapers Market Going With Impressive Gains Including Key Players Domtar Corporation, Drylock Technologies, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Essity AB, Ontex Group

The adult diapers market in Asia-Pacific was valued at US$ 3,400.73 million in 2018 and is projected to reach US$ 10,252.08 million by 2027; it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13.1% from 2019 to 2027. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Bulletin from the Extraordinary General Meeting of Essity

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Extraordinary General Meeting today resolved in accordance with the Board's proposal to pay a dividend of SEK 6.25 per share. The record date was set at October 30, 2020. The dividend is expected to be paid on November 4, 2020. Pursuant to the...

Essity launches face masks for consumers and professional users

STOCKHOLM, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Essity's leading hygiene and health products are essential in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. To further help people tackle the new challenges of today, Essity is extending its offering by launching face masks in its retail and...
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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, Fredrik Rystedt and Joséphine Edwall-Björklund.

  • How many employees does Essity have?

    Essity has 45,980 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 88 other locations.

  • How many offices does Essity have?

    Essity has 95 offices.