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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Stamford, US
Founded
1948
Size (employees)
6,155 (est)
Website
hexcel.com
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 Data and Metrics

Hexcel Financial Metrics

Hexcel's revenue was reported to be $478.8 m in Q1, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2017)

478.8 m

Gross profit (Q1, 2017)

134.1 m

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2017), %

28%

Net income (Q1, 2017)

64.6 m

EBIT (Q1, 2017)

78.6 m

Market capitalization (18-Aug-2017)

4.9 b

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

82.1 m
Hexcel's current market capitalization is $4.9 b.
USDFY, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

1.7 b1.9 b1.9 b2 b

Revenue growth, %

11%0%8%

Cost of goods sold

1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b

Gross profit

454 m508.8 m532.8 m564.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %

27%27%29%28%

General and administrative expense

157.6 m

Operating expense total

157.6 m

EBIT

270.9 m305.8 m332.4 m360.1 m

EBIT margin, %

16%16%18%18%

Interest expense

7.3 m8 m14.2 m22.1 m

Income tax expense

76 m89.3 m83 m90.3 m

Net Income

187.9 m209.4 m237.2 m249.8 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Revenue

470.1 m451.9 m471.8 m475.7 m448.8 m497.7 m522.6 m500.5 m478.8 m

Cost of goods sold

341 m329.9 m330 m336.6 m324.7 m354.7 m372.3 m364.8 m344.7 m

Gross profit

129.1 m122 m141.8 m139.1 m124.1 m143 m150.3 m135.7 m134.1 m

Gross profit Margin, %

27%27%30%29%28%29%29%27%28%

General and administrative expense

37.1 m32.9 m46.7 m38.1 m35.5 m47.4 m38.6 m35.1 m42.9 m

EBIT

75.1 m79 m82.6 m90.6 m78 m83.9 m100.1 m89.1 m78.6 m

EBIT margin, %

16%17%18%19%17%17%19%18%16%

Net Income

50.6 m55.8 m68.1 m61.7 m53.5 m56 m66.1 m68.2 m64.6 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Cash

65.5 m70.9 m51.8 m35.2 m

Accounts Receivable

232.4 m233.5 m234 m245.6 m

Inventories

265.3 m290.1 m307.2 m291 m

Current Assets

656.4 m681.7 m633.8 m607 m

PP&E

1.1 b1.2 b1.4 b1.6 b

Total Assets

1.8 b2 b2.2 b2.4 b

Accounts Payable

135.9 m175 m148.9 m137.3 m

Total Debt

688.7 m

Current Liabilities

268.7 m310.6 m292.6 m271.9 m

Total Liabilities

1.2 b

Additional Paid-in Capital

642.3 m678.5 m715.8 m738.8 m

Retained Earnings

636.1 m845.5 m1 b1.3 b

Total Equity

1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b

Debt to Equity Ratio

0.6 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

1.6 x1.9 x1.9 x
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Cash

43.8 m37.7 m22.7 m35.3 m43.2 m24.2 m38.9 m45.7 m82.1 m

Accounts Receivable

281.5 m255.6 m289.8 m283.7 m257.6 m310.1 m290.3 m254.4 m267.4 m

Inventories

288.4 m300.7 m314.4 m326.8 m326.2 m333.1 m331.5 m315.1 m303.6 m

Current Assets

693.8 m668.5 m711.2 m752 m727.5 m691.9 m684.6 m641.1 m686.8 m

PP&E

1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.7 b

Total Assets

1.9 b2 b2.1 b2.2 b2.2 b2.3 b2.4 b2.4 b2.6 b

Accounts Payable

128 m131.2 m140.1 m146 m134.2 m142.6 m140.4 m149.3 m141.7 m

Current Liabilities

267.6 m259.7 m279.5 m280.9 m277.5 m264.2 m271.6 m276.6 m274.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

671.3 m674.2 m706.8 m709.7 m712.9 m727.4 m730.2 m735 m754.9 m

Retained Earnings

736.8 m792.6 m904 m956.1 m999.9 m1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b1.3 b

Total Equity

1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b1.3 b

Financial Leverage

1.7 x1.8 x1.9 x1.9 x1.9 x1.9 x2 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

187.9 m209.4 m237.2 m249.8 m

Depreciation and Amortization

59.3 m71.2 m76.4 m93.3 m

Accounts Receivable

6.4 m(15 m)(18 m)(17.4 m)

Inventories

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

Accounts Payable

19.2 m40.1 m(11.6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

272.9 m318 m301 m401.4 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 m73.5 m
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017

Net Income

50.6 m55.8 m68.1 m61.7 m53.5 m56 m66.1 m68.2 m64.6 m

Accounts Receivable

281.5 m255.6 m289.8 m283.7 m257.6 m310.1 m290.3 m254.4 m267.4 m

Inventories

288.4 m300.7 m314.4 m326.8 m326.2 m333.1 m331.5 m315.1 m303.6 m

Accounts Payable

128 m131.2 m140.1 m146 m134.2 m142.6 m140.4 m149.3 m141.7 m
USDY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

77.8 k

Financial Leverage

2 x

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