Sainsbury's engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities in the United Kingdom. It operates through four segments: Retail – Food, Retail – General Merchandise & Clothing, Financial Services, and Property Investment. The Company is also involved in an online grocery and general merchandise operations, and provides home, clothing, technology, leisure, toy, and electrical products, as well as groceries and loyalty programs, and energy solutions.

Type
Public
HQ
London, GB
Founded
1869
Size (employees)
51,900 (est)
Sainsbury's was founded in 1869 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Key People/Management at Sainsbury's

Kevin OByrne

Kevin OByrne

Chief Financial Officer
David Tyler

David Tyler

Chairman
Jo Harlow

Jo Harlow

Non-Executive Director
Jean Tomlin

Jean Tomlin

Non-Executive Director
David Keens

David Keens

Non-Executive Director
Matt Brittin

Matt Brittin

Non-Executive Director
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Sainsbury's Office Locations

Sainsbury's has offices in Waltham Abbey, St Albans, Sherburn, East Kilbride and in 14 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
33 Holborn
East Kilbride, GB
Langlands Pl
Emersons Green, GB
Emerald Park East Longmead Rd
Greater London, GB
Kirby St
Greenford, GB
Middlesex Cl
Milton Keynes, GB
489-499 Avebury Blvd
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Sainsbury's Financials and Metrics

Sainsbury's Financials

Sainsbury's's revenue was reported to be £26.22 b in FY, 2017 which is a 11.6% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (H1, 2018)

14.6 b

Gross profit (H1, 2018)

986 m

Gross profit margin (H1, 2018), %

6.7%

Net income (H1, 2018)

166 m

EBIT (H1, 2018)

283 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

5.3 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

2.4

Cash (23-Sep-2017)

1.3 b

EV

1.8 b
Sainsbury's's current market capitalization is £5.3 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

23.9 b23.8 b23.5 b26.2 b

Revenue growth, %

3%(1%)(1%)12%

Cost of goods sold

22.6 b22.6 b22.1 b24.6 b

Gross profit

1.4 b1.2 b1.5 b1.6 b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

12.4 b12.6 b14.6 b

Cost of goods sold

11.7 b11.9 b13.7 b

Gross profit

757 m765 m986 m

Gross profit Margin, %

6%6%7%
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

1.6 b1.3 b1.1 b1.1 b

Accounts Receivable

125 m101 m96 m106 m

Inventories

1 b997 m968 m1.8 b

Current Assets

4.4 b4.5 b4.4 b6.3 b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b

Accounts Receivable

600 m

Inventories

1 b1.9 b1.9 b

Current Assets

4.6 b6.6 b7 b
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

716 m(166 m)471 m377 m

Cash From Operating Activities

939 m911 m392 m1.2 b

Purchases of PP&E

(916 m)(951 m)(646 m)(634 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

426 m(900 m)(400 m)(750 m)
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

247 m746 m791 m

Purchases of PP&E

(360 m)(307 m)(282 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(313 m)(451 m)(278 m)

Short-term Borrowings

(95 m)(448 m)
GBPY, 2017

EV/EBIT

6.5 x

EV/CFO

2.3 x

Revenue/Employee

282.2 k

Debt/Equity

-0.3 x

Debt/Assets

-0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3 x
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Sainsbury's Operating Metrics

Sainsbury's's Stores was reported to be 2.2 k in FY, 2017.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017H1, 2018

Stores

1.73 k1.81 k2.20 k

Products Sold

90 k

Active Customers (Banking)

1.80 m1.85 m

Logistics Centers

23 23 34
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Sainsbury's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
NECTAR February 01, 2018£60 m
Home Retail Group Limited September 30, 2016£1.40 b
aNobii June 30, 2012£1
SL Shaw Ltd April 29, 2005£6 m
JB Beaumont December 01, 2004
Jackson Stores Ltd August 16, 2004
Bells Stores Limited February 18, 2004
Egyptian distribution Group S.A.E January 01, 1999£100 m
Giant Food October 04, 1994$325 m
Argos (Asia) Limited
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Sainsbury's News and Updates

Sainsbury's defends itself against MPs as it confirms contract changes

Sainsbury's has this morning doubled down on a raft of changes to its employee contracts, despite vocal opposition from some MPs. Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh wrote to Theresa May this week objecting to the removal of paid breaks and bonuses, but Sainsbury's has now confirmed that these changes wi…

MPs call on May to intervene in changes to Sainsbury's workers' contracts

More than 100 MPs have signed a letter to the Prime Minister asking her to intervene in changes which Sainsbury's is planning to make to thousands of its employees' contracts. According to Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh, who wrote the letter to Theresa May, the modifications will see 10 per cent of …

UPDATE 2-Ahead of Sainsbury's takeover, Asda's recovery gains momentum

* Pleased with workforce response to Sainsbury's deal (Adds detail, Asda CEO, Walmart CEO quotes)
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