K+S Aktiengesellschaft, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells potash and salt products worldwide. Its Potash and Magnesium Products segment produces and markets mineral fertilizers, such as potassium chloride for crops, including cereals, corn, rice, and soy beans; and potassium and magnesium salts for the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and foodstuff industries, as well as products for the production of animal feed. The company’s Salt segment produces and markets food grade salt, industrial salt, salt for chemical use, de-icing salt, and sodium chloride brine. Its Complimentary Business segment engages in the underground disposal and reutilization of waste in potash and rock salt mines; recycling of salt slag and building material; and granulation of animal hygienic products, such as CATSAN and THOMAS. This segment also trades in basic chemicals, including caustic soda, nitric acid, sodium carbonate, calcium chloride, and magnesium chloride. K+S Aktiengesellschaft offers its products primarily under the CEREBOS, ESCO, KALI-STIER, MORTON, UMBRELLA GIRL, VATEL, REGENIT, AXAL, WINDSOR, SALDORO, ACTION MELT, SEASON-ALL, SYSTEM SAVER, BIOSAL, LOBOS, KORN-KALI, KALI SEL, PATENT KALI, and BLIZZARD WIZARD brands. The company is headquartered in Kassel, Germany.
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Type
Public
HQ
Kassel, DE
Founded
2011
Size (employees)
14,765 (est)+2%
K+S Group was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Kassel, DE
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Key People/Management at K+S Group

Burkhard 1963

Burkhard 1963

Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, Business Administration Graduate
Thorsten 1975

Thorsten 1975

Banker
Thomas 1958

Thomas 1958

Personnel Director, Lawyer
Mark 1963

Mark 1963

Bachelor of Science (Marketing)

K+S Group Office Locations

K+S Group has an office in Kassel
Kassel, DE (HQ)
7 Bertha-von-Suttner-Straße
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K+S Group Financials and Metrics

K+S Group Financials

K+S Group's revenue was reported to be €4.17 b in FY, 2015 which is a 9.2% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2015)

4.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

9.2%

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

1.9 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

45.8%

Net income (FY, 2015)

495.2 m

EBITDA (FY, 2015)

1.1 b

EBIT (FY, 2015)

715.6 m

Market capitalization (30-Oct-2017)

4 b

Closing share price (30-Oct-2017)

20.7

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

123.1 m

EV

6.3 b
K+S Group's current market capitalization is €4 b.
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

3.8 b4.2 b

Revenue growth, %

9%

Cost of goods sold

2.2 b2.3 b

Gross profit

1.6 b1.9 b
eurY, 2014Y, 2015

Cash

375.2 m123.1 m

Total Assets

7.9 b8.3 b

Total Debt

1.6 b2.4 b

Total Liabilities

3.9 b4 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash From Operating Activities

719.1 m669.4 m
EURY, 2015

EV/EBITDA

5.9 x

EV/EBIT

8.7 x

EV/CFO

9.3 x
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