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Sainsbury's engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities. It operates through four segments: Food;  General Merchandise and 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. In addition, it invests in and develops real estate properties; and offers financial services, such as credit cards, savings, and personal loans, as well as travel money, mortgages, and car, home, pet, travel, and life insurance.

TypePublic
Founded1869
HQLondon, GB
Websitesainsburys.co.uk

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Employees (est.) (Jul 2018)121,200
Job Openings454
Revenue (FY, 2019)£29 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)£2.8
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Sainsbury's

Kevin O’Byrne

Kevin O’Byrne

Chief Financial Officer
Martin Scicluna

Martin Scicluna

Chairman
Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts

CEO & Director
Jo Harlow

Jo Harlow

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 an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
33 Holborn
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Sainsbury's Financials and Metrics

Sainsbury's Revenue

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Sainsbury's's revenue was reported to be £29.01 b in FY, 2019
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

29.0b

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

2.0b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

6.9%

Net income (FY, 2019)

219.0m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

1.1b

EBIT (FY, 2019)

312.0m

Market capitalization (23-Jul-2021)

6.3b

Closing stock price (23-Jul-2021)

2.8

Cash (9-Mar-2019)

1.1b

EV

5.4b
Sainsbury's's current market capitalization is £6.3 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

23.9b23.8b23.5b26.2b28.5b29.0b

Revenue growth, %

3%(1%)(1%)12%9%

Cost of goods sold

22.6b22.6b22.1b24.6b26.6b27.0b

Gross profit

1.4b1.2b1.5b1.6b1.9b2.0b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

12.4b12.6b14.6b

Cost of goods sold

11.7b11.9b13.7b

Gross profit

757.0m765.0m986.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

6%6%7%
Annual
GBPFY, 2005FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

706.0m1.6b1.3b1.1b1.1b1.7b1.1b

Accounts Receivable

27.0m125.0m101.0m96.0m106.0m117.0m144.0m

Inventories

559.0m1.0b997.0m968.0m1.8b1.8b1.9b

Current Assets

2.9b4.4b4.5b4.4b6.3b7.9b7.6b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

1.3b1.2b1.3b

Accounts Receivable

600.0m

Inventories

1.0b1.9b1.9b

Current Assets

4.6b6.6b7.0b
Annual
GBPFY, 2005FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(187.0m)716.0m(166.0m)471.0m377.0m309.0m219.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

628.0m731.0m

Inventories

(6.0m)(36.0m)

Accounts Payable

29.0m142.0m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

247.0m746.0m791.0m

Purchases of PP&E

(360.0m)(307.0m)(282.0m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(313.0m)(451.0m)(278.0m)

Short-term Borrowings

(95.0m)(448.0m)
GBPFY, 2005

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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Sainsbury's Operating Metrics

Sainsbury's's Stores was reported to be 2.8 k in FY, 2018.
FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018

Stores

1.73 k1.81 k2.2 k2.8 k

Products Sold

90 k90 k

Active Customers (Banking)

1.8 m1.85 m3.9 m

Logistics Centers

23233433
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Sainsbury's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NECTARFebruary 01, 2018£60 m
Home Retail Group LimitedSeptember 30, 2016£1.4 b
AnobiiJune 30, 2012£1
SL Shaw LtdApril 29, 2005£6 m
JB BeaumontDecember 01, 2004
Jackson Stores LtdAugust 16, 2004
Bells Stores LimitedFebruary 18, 2004
Egyptian distribution Group S.A.EJanuary 01, 1999£100 m
Giant FoodOctober 04, 1994$325 m
Argos (Asia) Limited
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Sainsbury's Revenue Breakdown

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Sainsbury's revenue breakdown by business segment: 98.2% from Retail and 1.8% from Other

Sainsbury's Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Sainsbury's Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Sainsbury's Online and Social Media Presence

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Sainsbury's News and Updates

Sainsbury's sales beat expectations in latest quarter

The British supermarket group beat expectations in the fourth quarter, but growth did slow sharply reflecting a tough comparison with last year's lockdown.

Sainsbury's plans £50m in discounts as price war with Aldi and Lidl grows

Sainsbury's plans £50m in price cuts as supermarket wars with Aldi and Lidl step up The post Sainsbury's plans £50m in price cuts as supermarket wars with Aldi and Lidl heat up appeared first on CityAM.

Ex-John Lewis MD to lead Sainsbury's £7.8bn clothing and homewares unit

Former John Lewis managing director Paula Nickolds has joined Sainsbury’s to lead the supermarket’s general merchandise and clothing business. Nickolds The post Ex-John Lewis MD to lead Sainsbury's £7.8bn clothing and homewares unit appeared first on CityAM.

West Ealing Sainsbury's store sold in deal worth more than £33m

A London real estate investment company has announced that it has sold a Sainsbury’s store in a deal worth more than £33m. Aprirose, which acquired the West Ealing Sainsbury’s in 2017 with STARS REI, sold the supermarket building for £33.7m, representing a net initial yield of 3.45 per cent. Details…

Sainsbury's workers welcome third pandemic bonus and pay rises

Sainsbury’s is set to award its staff with a third bonus and pay rises for keeping shops stocked throughout the The post Sainsbury's workers welcome third pandemic bonus and pay rises appeared first on CityAM.

Sainsbury's beats Christmas trading predictions with 8.6 sales increase

A British supermarket group has announced that it beat predictions for its Christmas period. Sainsbury’s, headquartered in London, saw like-for-like sales excluding fuel in the fifteen weeks to 2 January rise by 8.6 per cent. The company, which also owns Argos, has now predicted that its year-end un…
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Sainsbury's Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sainsbury's founded?

    Sainsbury's was founded in 1869.

  • Who are Sainsbury's key executives?

    Sainsbury's's key executives are Kevin O’Byrne, Martin Scicluna and Simon Roberts.

  • How many employees does Sainsbury's have?

    Sainsbury's has 121,200 employees.

  • What is Sainsbury's revenue?

    Latest Sainsbury's annual revenue is £29 b.

  • What is Sainsbury's revenue per employee?

    Latest Sainsbury's revenue per employee is £239.3 k.

  • Who are Sainsbury's competitors?

    Competitors of Sainsbury's include Tesco, Aldi UK and Morrisons.

  • Where is Sainsbury's headquarters?

    Sainsbury's headquarters is located at 33 Holborn, London.

  • Where are Sainsbury's offices?

    Sainsbury's has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Sainsbury's have?

    Sainsbury's has 1 office.