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Johnson Matthey is a specialty chemicals company that manufactures catalysts, pharmaceutical materials, and pollution control systems. It operates across four sectors: Clean Air, Efficient Natural Resources, Health, and New Markets. The Clean Air sector specializes in catalysts and catalyst systems for vehicles and industry. The Efficient Natural Resources sector focuses on the efficient use and transformation of critical natural resources including oil, gas, biomass, and platinum group metals. The Health sector provides complex chemistry solutions and develops and manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for a range of treatments. The New Markets sector accesses new areas of potential growth aligned to global priorities of cleaner air, improved health, and more efficient use of natural resources.

TypePublic
Founded1817
HQLondon, GB
Websitematthey.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2021)13,640
Job Openings316
Revenue (FY, 2020)£14.6 B(+36%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)£27.3(+3%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Johnson Matthey

Maurits van Tol

Maurits van Tol

Chief Technology Officer
Karen Hayzen-Smith

Karen Hayzen-Smith

Director of Group Finance
Joan Braca

Joan Braca

Sector Chief Executive, Clean Air
Jane Toogood

Jane Toogood

Sector Chief Executive, Efficient Natural Resources
Martin Dunwoodie

Martin Dunwoodie

Investor Relations Director
Annette Kelleher

Annette Kelleher

Chief HR Officer
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Johnson Matthey Office Locations

Johnson Matthey has offices in London, Annan, Cambridge, Clitheroe and in 86 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
5th Floor, 25 Farringdon St
Annan, GB
Three Trees Rd
Cambridge, GB
St Johns Innovation Centre, Cowley Rd
Clitheroe, GB
Clitheroe Works Pimlico Industrial Area, W Bradford Rd
Edinburgh, GB
10 Wheatfield Rd
Enfield, GB
33 Jeffreys Rd
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Johnson Matthey Financials and Metrics

Johnson Matthey Revenue

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Johnson Matthey's revenue was reported to be £14.58 b in FY, 2020 which is a 35.7% increase from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2020)

14.6b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

35.7%

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

1.0b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

6.9%

Net income (FY, 2020)

255.0m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

388.0m

Market capitalization (22-Sept-2021)

5.3b

Closing stock price (22-Sept-2021)

27.3

Cash (31-Mar-2020)

304.0m

EV

6.4b
Johnson Matthey's current market capitalization is £5.3 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

14.1b10.7b14.6b

Revenue growth, %

17%(24%)36%

Cost of goods sold

13.2b9.7b13.6b

Gross profit

908.0m1.0b1.0b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

6.5b7.1b6.8b

Cost of goods sold

6.0b6.6b6.3b

Gross profit

433.0m474.0m497.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

7%7%7%
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

329.0m437.0m304.0m

Accounts Receivable

1.0b1.2b1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

21.0m18.0m3.0m

Inventories

783.0m1.3b1.9b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

374.0m141.0m99.0m

Inventories

783.0m1.0b1.5b

Current Assets

2.4b2.5b3.6b

PP&E

1.2b1.2b1.4b
Annual
GBPFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

298.0m413.0m255.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

245.0m166.0m178.0m

Inventories

(66.0m)(394.0m)(575.0m)

Accounts Payable

62.0m416.0m1.1b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

169.0m204.0m176.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

95.0m86.0m99.0m

Inventories

(254.0m)(134.0m)

Accounts Payable

(75.0m)70.0m
GBPH1, 2018

EV/EBIT

32.3 x

EV/CFO

896.9 x

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2 x

P/E Ratio

39.0
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Johnson Matthey Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Countries

303030303030

Manufacturing Facilities

4343424144
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Johnson Matthey Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
MIOXJune 07, 2016
Finex OyMay 01, 2016
PharmorphixOctober 01, 2015
StePacJune 07, 2015$20 m
CatacelSeptember 03, 2014
Perstorp Formox ABMarch 28, 2013$107 m
AxeonOctober 22, 2012
INTERCAT, Inc.October 06, 2010$56.2 m
X-Zyme GmbHJuly 12, 2010
Applied Utility SystemsOctober 01, 2009
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Johnson Matthey Revenue Breakdown

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Johnson Matthey revenue breakdown by business segment: 52.6% from Efficient Natural Resources, 42.3% from Clean Air and 5.0% from Other

Johnson Matthey revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 8.2% from Rest of Asia, 17.6% from USA, 20.9% from UK, 13.6% from Rest of World, 9.1% from Germany, 13.9% from China, 13.6% from Rest of Europe and 3.0% from Other

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Johnson Matthey Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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Johnson Matthey Online and Social Media Presence

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Johnson Matthey News and Updates

Johnson Matthey establishes new Hydrogen Technologies business - Chemical Engineering

Johnson Matthey establishes new Hydrogen Technologies business - Chemical Engineering

Johnson Matthey and NextChem team up to develop waste-to-methanol technology

MyRechemical, NextChem’s subsidiary dedicated to waste-to-chemical technologies, and Johnson Matthey plc (JM; London), a global leader in sustainable technologies, will jointly cooperate to commercially develop “waste-to-methanol” technology worldwide.

Johnson Matthey and NextChem team up to develop waste - to - methanol technology - Chemical Engineering

Johnson Matthey and NextChem team up to develop waste - to - methanol technology - Chemical Engineering

Johnson Matthey partners with OnTo on direct recycling of Li-ion battery scrap

Johnson Matthey, a global leader in sustainable technologies, has entered into an agreement with OnTo Technology, a developer of advanced battery recycling solutions, to scale up OnTo’s patented process for the direct recycling of lithium-ion battery scrap.

Johnson Matthey taps Kebotix’s AI capabilities to enhance digital strategy

Johnson Matthey (JM), a global leader in sustainable technologies and Kebotix, a U.S.-based technology platform company for new chemicals and materials, today announced an agreement to explore developing the next generation of coatings for catalytic converters.

AGM trading update

Johnson Matthey will hold its Annual General Meeting today at 11.00am and has issued the following trading update ahead of the meeting.
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Johnson Matthey Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Johnson Matthey founded?

    Johnson Matthey was founded in 1817.

  • Who are Johnson Matthey key executives?

    Johnson Matthey's key executives are Maurits van Tol, Karen Hayzen-Smith and Joan Braca.

  • How many employees does Johnson Matthey have?

    Johnson Matthey has 13,640 employees.

  • What is Johnson Matthey revenue?

    Latest Johnson Matthey annual revenue is £14.6 b.

  • What is Johnson Matthey revenue per employee?

    Latest Johnson Matthey revenue per employee is £1.1 m.

  • Who are Johnson Matthey competitors?

    Competitors of Johnson Matthey include Honeywell UOP, W.R. Grace & Co. and BASF Catalysts.

  • Where is Johnson Matthey headquarters?

    Johnson Matthey headquarters is located at 5th Floor, 25 Farringdon St, London.

  • Where are Johnson Matthey offices?

    Johnson Matthey has offices in London, Annan, Cambridge, Clitheroe and in 86 other locations.

  • How many offices does Johnson Matthey have?

    Johnson Matthey has 104 offices.