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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 Openings152
Revenue (FY, 2019)£29 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jul 2020)£1.9 (-1%)
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
Jean Tomlin

Jean Tomlin

Non-Executive Director
David Keens

David Keens

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 (31-Jul-2020)

4.2b

Closing stock price (31-Jul-2020)

1.9

Cash (9-Mar-2019)

1.1b

EV

3.3b
Sainsbury's's current market capitalization is £4.2 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 k2.20 k2.80 k

Products Sold

90 k90 k

Active Customers (Banking)

1.80 m1.85 m3.90 m

Logistics Centers

23 23 34 33
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Sainsbury's Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NECTARFebruary 01, 2018£60 m
Home Retail Group LimitedSeptember 30, 2016£1.40 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 Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Sainsbury's News and Updates

Sainsbury's launches virtual queuing trial to prepare for local lockdowns

Sainsbury’s has launched a virtual queuing system to prepare for potential local lockdowns, with trials beginning at five UK stores The post Sainsbury's launches virtual queuing trial to prepare for local lockdowns appeared first on CityAM.

Sainsbury's sales up 8.5 per cent as grocer 'feeds the nation' during lockdown

Grocer Sainsbury’s today said that total first quarter sales increased by 8.5 per cent as the supermarket beat expectations despite The post Sainsbury's sales up 8.5 per cent as grocer 'feeds the nation' during lockdown appeared first on CityAM.

Sainsbury's new boss Roberts faces unexpected in-tray

When Sainsbury's new boss Simon Roberts hosts a virtual focus group with supermarket shoppers on his first day in charge on Monday, the conversation will be radically different from the one he might have imagined when he got the job.

Coronavirus: Sainsbury's to ease stockpiling restrictions

Sainsbury’s will begin removing coronavirus stockpiling restrictions from its supermarket goods from this Sunday, it said today. The supermarket said The post Coronavirus: Sainsbury's to ease stockpiling restrictions on products appeared first on CityAM.

British supermarket Sainsbury's to remove most customer purchasing limits

British supermarket group Sainsbury's said on Friday it would start to remove the customer purchasing limits it imposed as a response to increased demand during the coronavirus emergency.

UK's Sainsbury's to assist smaller suppliers during coronavirus pandemic

British supermarket Sainsbury's said on Wednesday it would help its smaller suppliers during the coronavirus emergency by paying them immediately and making finance available.
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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.