Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel, headquartered in Düsseldorf / Germany, has some 50,000 employees worldwide and counts among the most internationally aligned German-based companies in the global marketplace. Our vision at Henkel is to be a global leader in brands and technologies. Innovations are the basis for successfully turning this vision into reality. Innovations are of great strategic importance for Henkel, because they provide the basis for our future business portfolio. Already today, more than 30 percent of our annual sales are generated by new, innovative products introduced during the preceding three years. Persil, Purex, Pril, Schwarzkopf, Dial, Fa, Loctite, Teroson, or Ceresit – as varied as the brands and technologies from Henkel are, they have one thing in common: they are based on considerable know-how and innovative ideas. We are constantly at work to perfect our products and production processes, so that we can meet even better the needs of our customers and the consumer. Successfully.
Company Growth (employees)
Düsseldorf, DE
Size (employees)
51,350 (est)
Henkel was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Düsseldorf, DE

Henkel Office Locations

Henkel has an office in Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, DE (HQ)
67 Henkelstraße

Henkel Data and Metrics

Henkel Financial Metrics

Henkel's revenue was reported to be €18 b in FY, 2015 which is a 10% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2015)

18 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %


Gross profit (FY, 2015)

8.6 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %


Net income (FY, 2015)

2 b

EBIT (FY, 2015)

2.6 b

Market capitalization (22-Sep-2017)

49.2 b

Closing share price (22-Sep-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2015)

1.2 b


48 b
Henkel's current market capitalization is €49.2 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015


16.3 b18 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

8.7 b9.4 b

Gross profit

7.6 b8.6 b
EURY, 2014Y, 2015


1.2 b1.2 b

Total Assets

21 b22.3 b

Total Debt

1.4 b4 m

Total Liabilities

9.3 b8.5 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9 b2.4 b
Y, 2015


18.2 x


20.1 x
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Henkel Market Value History

Henkel Revenue Breakdown

Henkel Median Salaries

Source: 44 public H-1B filings from Henkel

Traffic Overview of Henkel

Henkel Online and Social Media Presence

Henkel News and Updates

European shares buoyed by upbeat earnings, Henkel hits record

LONDON, Aug 11 (Reuters) - European shares rose on Thursday, rebounding from a drop in the previous session, helped by well-received corporate updates from the likes of Belgium's KBC and Germany's Henkel.

Tragedy and triumph

How Daniele Henkel escaped Algeria before the start of its civil war, and started a health and beauty business in Canada that made her a multi-millionaire.

Henkel Company Life and Culture

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