GEA Group

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GEA is a supplier for food processing technology and of related industries. It specializes in machinery, plants, as well as process technology and components. The company provides farm technology, mechanical equipment, process industry, and refrigeration technologies for industrial, agricultural, pharmaceutical, and chemical applications.

TypePublic
Founded1881
HQDüsseldorf, DE
Websitegea.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2022)18,143(-6%)
Job Openings707
Revenue (FY, 2021)€4.7 B(+2%)
Share Price (Aug 2022)€36.6
Cybersecurity ratingDMore
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Key People/Management at GEA Group

Helmut Perlet

Helmut Perlet

Chairman, Supervisory Board
Ilija Aprcovic

Ilija Aprcovic

Division CEO, Liquid & Powder Technologies
Klaus Helmrich

Klaus Helmrich

Chairman
Nancy Zhu

Nancy Zhu

Head of Regulatory Control, China
Johannes Giloth

Johannes Giloth

Member of the Executive Board a, COO
Manuel Delgado

Manuel Delgado

Division CEO, Food & Healthcare Technologies
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GEA Group Office Locations

GEA Group has an office in Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, DE (HQ)
Peter-Müller-Straße 12
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GEA Group Financials and Metrics

GEA Group Revenue

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GEA Group's revenue was reported to be €4.7 b in FY, 2021
EUR

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

1.1b

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

534.9m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

47.5%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

61.7m

EBITDA (Q1, 2022)

130.9m

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

87.3m

Market capitalization (1-Aug-2022)

6.5b

Closing stock price (1-Aug-2022)

36.6

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

797.9m

EV

6.2b
GEA Group's current market capitalization is €6.5 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

4.8b4.9b4.6b4.7b

Cost of goods sold

(3.3b)(3.2b)(3.0b)(3.0b)

Gross profit

1.6b1.7b1.7b1.8b

Gross profit Margin, %

34%34%36%38%
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

1.1b1.2b1.2b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.1b

Cost of goods sold

(711.5m)(831.6m)(804.7m)(711.8m)(747.0m)(717.6m)(666.6m)(718.2m)(749.1m)(704.0m)

Gross profit

426.1m471.6m531.0m518.0m502.8m545.3m471.0m537.7m518.2m534.9m

Gross profit Margin, %

40%38%43%47%43%48%44%47%43%47%
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

247.9m354.6m821.9m928.3m

Accounts Receivable

923.9m915.1m744.1m682.5m

Prepaid Expenses

40.2m32.8m71.5m68.0m

Inventories

741.3m741.2m623.8m714.9m
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

227.3m230.6m229.8m329.7m513.8m628.9m840.0m767.7m926.4m797.9m

Accounts Receivable

872.8m873.0m870.3m838.6m774.4m722.8m672.0m676.7m628.7m644.4m

Prepaid Expenses

41.8m33.5m43.1m30.5m30.5m36.0m34.0m37.1m46.8m36.0m

Inventories

833.1m832.2m836.5m813.2m764.3m720.7m705.0m696.5m716.8m813.8m
Annual
EURFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

113.5m(170.7m)96.8m305.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

171.4m483.5m257.2m189.6m

Inventories

(79.5m)30.8m177.1m3.3m

Accounts Payable

65.0k8.7m(41.6m)63.3m
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

25.7m55.6m115.4m41.7m75.1m118.4m57.0m133.6m214.7m83.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

47.6m110.4m160.2m48.6m109.7m177.7m45.0m93.0m136.5m43.6m

Inventories

(55.1m)(138.3m)(137.7m)(10.7m)(11.7m)4.2m(46.7m)(65.9m)(74.3m)(79.5m)

Accounts Payable

(94.2m)(84.0m)(123.4m)(87.4m)(83.3m)(107.8m)(38.9m)(13.8m)(6.3m)(16.1m)
EURFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

261.5k

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.3 x
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GEA Group Operating Metrics

GEA Group Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Balterin S.A.
Beijing Tetra Laval Food Machinery Co., Ltd. i.L.
BOS Homogenisers B.V.
BOS (Shanghai) Flow Equipment Co., Ltd.
Breconcherry Ltd.
Brückenbau Plauen GmbH
CFS Asia Ltd. i.L.
CMT Costruzioni Meccaniche e Tecnologia S.p.A
Convenience Food Systems S.A. de C.V.
Crismil S.A.
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GEA Group Revenue Breakdown

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GEA Group revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.4% from FARM TECHNOLOGIES (GEA FT), 11.9% from REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGIES (GEA RT), 19.3% from FOOD SOLUTIONS (GEA FS), 23.5% from SEPARATION & FLOW TECHNOLOGIES and 31.9% from LIQUID & POWDER TECHNOLOGIES

GEA Group revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 17.7% from ALL OF NORTH AMERICA, 13.5% from REST OF EUROPE, 7.1% from ALL OF MIDDEL & SOUTH AMERICA, 23.2% from ASIA, 20.9% from ACH & EASTERN EUROPE and 17.5% from WESTERN EUROPE,MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

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GEA Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

69/100

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GEA Group Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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GEA Group Online and Social Media Presence

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GEA Group Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    A-

    76/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    74/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    62/100

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GEA Group News and Updates

Animal Disinfectant Market: COVID-19 Focused Report | Evolving Opportunities with Evans Vanodine International Plc and GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft | Technavio

NEW YORK, May 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global animal disinfectant market is expected to grow by USD 1.17 billion, according to Technavio. This marks a significant market slow down due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of 2020. However, healthy growth is expected...

GEA Extends Contract of CEO Stefan Klebert Until 2026

At its meeting yesterday, the Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft extended the contract of CEO Stefan Klebert (55) by five years until December 31, 2026

Better Juice, GEA Join to Disrupt Global Juice Industry

Better Juice, Ltd., the sugar-reduction foodTech start-up, has announced a collaboration with GEA Group AG, Germany, a world leader in process engineering for the food and beverage sectors, in a push to scale up and expand its global footprint. This move comes as part of Better Juice's commitment to…

GEA Closes Sale of Barn and Milk Cooling Technology Businesses

On December 31, 2020, GEA has closed the sale of Japy Tech SAS (formerly GEA Farm Technologies Japy SAS) and Royal De Boer Stalinrichtingen B.V. to Mutares SE & Co. KGaA that was contractually agreed in November 2020

GEA Announces Nomination of Siemens Board Member Klaus Helmrich as Chairman of Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of GEA Group Aktiengesellschaft set the course for an orderly membership transition in the Supervisory Board. Klaus Helmrich (62), currently a member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG and CEO Digital Industries until September 30, 2020, is to succeed Dr. Helmut Perlet as Chai…

GEA Awarded Top Rankings on CDP’s Water Management and Climate Benchmark Lists

CDP assessed GEA’s efforts in the “water” category for the first time, awarding it an excellent “A” score; GEA also maintained last year’s “A-” rating in the climate benchmark
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GEA Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was GEA Group founded?

    GEA Group was founded in 1881.

  • Who are GEA Group key executives?

    GEA Group's key executives are Helmut Perlet, Ilija Aprcovic and Klaus Helmrich.

  • How many employees does GEA Group have?

    GEA Group has 18,143 employees.

  • What is GEA Group revenue?

    Latest GEA Group annual revenue is €4.7 b.

  • What is GEA Group revenue per employee?

    Latest GEA Group revenue per employee is €259.2 k.

  • Who are GEA Group competitors?

    Competitors of GEA Group include SMS Group US, Sidel and Tetra Laval.

  • Where is GEA Group headquarters?

    GEA Group headquarters is located at Peter-Müller-Straße 12, Düsseldorf.

  • Where are GEA Group offices?

    GEA Group has an office in Düsseldorf.

  • How many offices does GEA Group have?

    GEA Group has 1 office.