Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) is a leading advanced composites company with more than 6,000 people working at locations around the globe and 2015 revenues of $1.861 billion. Hexcel manufactures an unrivaled range of composite materials and engineered products such as carbon fibers and reinforcement fabrics that are converted into prepreg, plus adhesives, honeycomb materials and more.

Some of our products are made exclusively for aerospace, wind energy or industrial applications. We also produce solutions for transport, sports equipment, alternative energy, and machine tooling.

Hexcel has had a forward thinking approach throughout its history that includes more than 60 years of providing superior industrial materials. From Roger Steele’s post-war laboratory in the basement of a suburban home, to the production of the lunar struts of the Apollo 11 lunar landing module, Hexcel has been synonymous with innovation.

Hexcel was ready when the defense aerospace industry needed strong lightweight materials in 1946, and our company still is at the cutting edge delivering innovative composite solutions to our customers. Hexcel has also been an innovator in aviation engine manufacturing and materials for wind turbine blades.

Stamford, US
Size (employees)
6,155 (est)+5%
Hexcel was founded in 1948 and is headquartered in Stamford, US

Hexcel Office Locations

Hexcel has an office in Stamford
Stamford, US (HQ)
Stamford Ave

Hexcel Metrics

Hexcel Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$2 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$564.6 m

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$249.8 m

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$4.9 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

$35.2 m
Hexcel's current market capitalization is $4.9 b.
Hexcel's revenue was reported to be $2 b in FY, 2016
FY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016


$1.7 b$1.9 b$1.9 b$2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$1.2 b$1.3 b$1.3 b$1.4 b

Gross profit

$454 m$508.8 m$532.8 m$564.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %



$270.9 m$305.8 m$332.4 m$360.1 m

EBIT margin, %


Net Income

$187.9 m$209.4 m$237.2 m$249.8 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$65.5 m$70.9 m$51.8 m$35.2 m

Accounts Receivable

$232.4 m$233.5 m$234 m$245.6 m


$265.3 m$290.1 m$307.2 m$291 m

Current Assets

$656.4 m$681.7 m$633.8 m$607 m


$1.1 b$1.2 b$1.4 b$1.6 b

Total Assets

$1.8 b$2 b$2.2 b$2.4 b

Accounts Payable

$135.9 m$175 m$148.9 m$137.3 m

Total Debt

$688.7 m

Current Liabilities

$268.7 m$310.6 m$292.6 m$271.9 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$642.3 m$678.5 m$715.8 m$738.8 m

Retained Earnings

$636.1 m$845.5 m$1 b$1.3 b

Total Equity

$1.2 b$1.2 b$1.2 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 x1.9 x1.9 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$187.9 m$209.4 m$237.2 m$249.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

$59.3 m$71.2 m$76.4 m$93.3 m

Accounts Receivable

$6.4 m($15 m)($18 m)($17 m)


($28 m)($39 m)($25 m)

Accounts Payable

$19.2 m$40.1 m($11.6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

$272.9 m$318 m$301 m$401.4 m

Capital Expenditures

($305.3 m)($327.9 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

($194.9 m)($270.4 m)($305.3 m)($366.5 m)

Dividends Paid

($39.8 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

($47.2 m)($36.9 m)($10.9 m)($46.8 m)

Free Cash Flow

$606.3 m$729.3 m

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