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Henkel is a company that engages in laundry and home care, beauty care, and adhesive technology businesses. It operates through three segments. The Laundry and Home Care segment offers heavy-duty and specialty detergents, fabric softeners, laundry performance enhancers, laundry care products, dishwashing products, cleaners for bathroom and WC applications, etc. The Beauty Care segment offers hair cosmetics, products for body, skin, and oral care, and products for the professional hair salon business. The Adhesive Technologies segment provides industrial and specialty adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings.

TypePublic
Founded1876
HQDüsseldorf, DE
Websitehenkel.com
Employee Ratings4.3
Overall CultureC+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Dec 2020)52,950
Job Openings1,099
Revenue (FY, 2019)€20.1 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)€80.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Henkel

Sylvie Nicol

Sylvie Nicol

Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Infrastructure Services
Carsten Knobel

Carsten Knobel

Chief Executive Officer
Marco Swoboda

Marco Swoboda

Executive Vice President, Finance, Purchasing and Global Business Solutions, Henkel Düsseldorf
Jan-Dirk Auris

Jan-Dirk Auris

Executive Vice President, Adhesive Technologies
Jens-Martin Schwarzler

Jens-Martin Schwarzler

Executive Vice President, Beauty Care
Bruno Piacenza

Bruno Piacenza

Executive Vice President, Laundry & Home Care
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Henkel Office Locations

Henkel has offices in Düsseldorf, Bopfingen, Garching bei München, Hamburg and in 216 other locations
Düsseldorf, DE (HQ)
Henkelstraße 67
Bopfingen, DE
7-9 Kirchheimer Str.
Garching bei München, DE
Gutenbergstraße 3
Hamburg, DE
Hohenzollernring 127-129
Hannover, DE
1 Sichelstraße
Heidelberg, DE
57 Henkel-Teroson-Straße
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Henkel Financials and Metrics

Henkel Revenue

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Henkel's revenue was reported to be €20.11 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.1% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (H1, 2020)

9.5b

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

4.4b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

46.3%

Net income (H1, 2020)

777.0m

EBIT (H1, 2020)

1.1b

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

37.0b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

80.1

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

2.1b

EV

39.4b
Henkel's current market capitalization is €37 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

20.0b19.9b20.1b

Revenue growth, %

7%(1%)1%

Cost of goods sold

10.7b10.7b10.9b

Gross profit

9.3b9.2b9.2b
Half Year
EURH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

10.0b10.1b9.5b

Cost of goods sold

5.3b5.4b5.1b

Gross profit

4.7b4.7b4.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

47%46%46%
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

916.0m1.1b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

3.5b3.6b3.4b

Inventories

2.1b2.2b2.2b

Current Assets

8.5b8.7b9.1b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q2, 2020

Cash

1.5b1.4b1.1b1.5b1.8b2.3b2.1b

Accounts Receivable

3.9b4.0b4.0b3.9b4.0b3.9b3.3b

Inventories

2.2b2.2b2.2b2.3b2.2b2.3b2.3b

Current Assets

9.7b9.5b9.2b9.4b9.6b10.3b9.7b
Annual
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

672.0m578.0m757.0m

Inventories

(181.0m)(156.0m)

Accounts Payable

217.0m32.0m63.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

2.5b2.7b3.2b
Quarterly
EURQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q2, 2020

Depreciation and Amortization

144.0m284.0m428.0m182.0m386.0m564.0m385.0m

Inventories

(156.0m)(182.0m)(199.0m)(88.0m)(45.0m)(74.0m)(225.0m)

Accounts Payable

175.0m267.0m125.0m80.0m75.0m137.0m46.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

391.0m1.1b1.8b624.0m1.3b2.4b1.1b
EURFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

18.3 x

EV/CFO

22.6 x

Revenue/Employee

373.0k

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.8 x

P/E Ratio

20.8
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Henkel Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Production Sites

171188185184

Production Sites (Adhesive Technologies)

134146141138

Production Sites (Beauty Care)

7111113

Production Sites (Laundry and Home Care)

30313333
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Henkel Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MoleculeMay 13, 2019
JemPak GK Inc.May 18, 2018$92 m
The Sun Products CorporationJune 24, 2016$3.6 b
The Bergquist CompanySeptember 18, 2014
Spotless Group SASJune 05, 2014€940 m
Sovereign Specialty ChemicalsOctober 08, 2004
ASK Nagoya
Chengdu Henkel Adhesive Techonologies Co. Ltd.
DevaCurl
Guangzhou Henkel Surface Technologies Co. Ltd.
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Henkel Revenue Breakdown

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Henkel revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.4% from Adhesives for Consumers, Craftsmen and Building, 37.9% from Industrial Adhesives, 19.4% from Beauty Care and 33.3% from Laundry & Home Care

Henkel revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.5% from Asia-Pacific, 6.5% from Africa / Middle East, 30.1% from Western Europe, 15.0% from Eastern Europe, 6.5% from Latin America and 26.4% from North America

Henkel Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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Henkel Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Henkel Online and Social Media Presence

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Henkel Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    B-

    68/100

  • Compensation

    B-

    68/100

  • Diversity

    C

    63/100

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Henkel News and Updates

Worldwide Toiletries Industry to 2030 - Featuring Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever, Henkel AG & Co and Beiersdorf Among Others

Dublin, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Toiletries Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with critical information they need to assess the…

Hair Color Market Research 2021-2025|6.95% Year-Over-Year Growth in 2021|Evolving Opportunities with Henkel AG & Co. KGaA and Kao Corp. |Technavio

NEW YORK, March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The global hair color market is expected to grow by USD 13.75 billion during 2021-2025 as per Technavio. This marks a significant market slow down compared to the 2020 growth estimates due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of...

Hand Sanitizer Market Revenue to Reach USD 1.96 Billion by 2026; Industry Bigwigs Such as Unilever and Henkel to Focus on Catering to the Surging Demand for Hand Sanitizers Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak, Says Fortune Business Insights™

Key companies covered are SC Johnson & Son, Inc., Best Sanitizer Inc., Bacardi Limited, Himalaya Global Holdings Ltd., Gojo Industry Inc., Proctor & Gamble, CVS Health, Unilever Plc., Henkel AG & Company, Reckitt Benckiser and more players profiled in hand sanitizer market research repor…

Henkel Plans to Continue Outperforming Markets, CEO Tells WamS

Henkel Plans to Continue Outperforming Markets, CEO Tells WamS

Henkel Chooses Ceridian to Drive Value and Innovation at Scale

DÜSSELDORF, Germany, Jan. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ceridian (NYSE: CDAY; TSX: CDAY), a global leader in human capital management (HCM), today announced Henkel, a global industrial and consumer goods leader, has selected Ceridian and the Dayforce platform to deliver its payroll and workforce ma…
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Henkel Blogs

Henkel completes sale of Right Guard and Dry Idea brands

Henkel has closed the sale of two brands, Right Guard and Dry Idea, to Thriving Brands LLC, effective June 1, 2021. Both brands are mainly focused on the North American and UK markets. The transaction is another milestone in the company’s ambition to actively shape its portfolio, an important pillar…

Henkel on food contact packaging: Sustainability and food safety are two sides of the same coin

The importance of food safety in packaging remains paramount for consumers. At the same time, the sustainability of packaging is becoming ever more relevant as a factor in the purchasing decision. Legislators are increasingly acting on these demands, introducing relevant regulation. A few examples: …

New palletizing adhesive packaging format from Henkel cuts packaging and plastic waste

A new innovation from Henkel Adhesive Technologies is helping to reduce the reliance on single-use plastic wrap and packaging materials when transporting goods on pallets. Palletizing is an essential part of modern supply chains, but until now this has required large quantities of plastic films, int…

Henkel presents sustainable adhesive solutions for future textiles

Henkel presented its industry-leading apparel adhesive solutions to the 16th Shenzhen International Brand Underwear Fair (SIUF). As one of the most influential events in the underwear industry, SIUF provides a platform for both domestic and international brands to showcase their cutting-edge product…

Henkel launches essential knowledge hub for the packaging and consumer goods industry – the Henkel Adhesives Forum

Henkel has launched its virtual knowledge hub, providing an indispensable online resource to learn about and discuss key topics in the packaging and consumer goods industry. The Henkel Adhesives Forum is the place to go for live presentations, on-demand webinars, in-depth white papers, and live inte…
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Henkel Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Henkel founded?

    Henkel was founded in 1876.

  • Who are Henkel key executives?

    Henkel's key executives are Sylvie Nicol, Carsten Knobel and Marco Swoboda.

  • How many employees does Henkel have?

    Henkel has 52,950 employees.

  • What is Henkel revenue?

    Latest Henkel annual revenue is €20.1 b.

  • What is Henkel revenue per employee?

    Latest Henkel revenue per employee is €379.9 k.

  • Who are Henkel competitors?

    Competitors of Henkel include DuPont, Reckitt Benckiser and Procter & Gamble.

  • Where is Henkel headquarters?

    Henkel headquarters is located at Henkelstraße 67, Düsseldorf.

  • Where are Henkel offices?

    Henkel has offices in Düsseldorf, Bopfingen, Garching bei München, Hamburg and in 216 other locations.

  • How many offices does Henkel have?

    Henkel has 230 offices.